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Andrea Capitani - Adversity in Italy: Food production amid the crisis

As COVID-19 continues to impact communities around the world, the strength of the global food supply chain must be maintained. We spoke with Andrea Capitani, business manager for Alltech Italy, who shares how those working on the…

Egg in hands

An Open Letter to Governmental Officials Worldwide

There is nothing more important to us than the safety and well-being of our colleagues, customers and communities.

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How to care for weaned pigs: Basics of nursery pig care

Daily nursery pig care should focus on four areas: feed, water, environment and animal care. Providing for the basic needs of young pigs can go a long way in promoting health, efficient growth and a successful nursery program.

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The pathway to antibiotic-free pig production

Antibiotic-free is a hot topic these days, as both producers and consumers become more concerned about the effects of antibiotics on animal well-being and the meat they produce.

Dr. Tom Rathje: Advanced genetics for improved swine production

Just how different are pigs today compared to twenty years ago? Dr. Tom Rathje, chief technical officer at DNA Genetics LLC, discusses his work with advanced technology in the swine industry and how commercial swine genetics has and…

Alltech Global Feed Survey

Alltech Global Feed Survey reveals first production decline in nine years

The 2020 Alltech Global Feed Survey estimates that international feed tonnage decreased by 1.07% to 1.126 billion metric tons of feed produced last

Padraig Hennessy: Reducing labor through precise mineral delivery

With new technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning expanding into all industries, agriculture has an opportunity to become more efficient. TERRA NutriTech, an Ireland-based startup, is using these technologies to…

Results from the 2019 Alltech Harvest Analysis indicate high levels of mycotoxins in corn silage across the U.S.

Extreme weather issues across the U.S. resulting in high risk for mycotoxins in corn silage

[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – The past year has been one of the most challenging years in recent memory for corn farmers across the Midwest due to excessive rainfall, which has resulted in delayed and/or prev