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Managing PRRS in swine herds

Hubbard Feeds swine technical veterinarian Dr. Andrew Bents shares his insights on the latest ways to manage Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS).

Global Feed Survey

2019 Alltech Global Feed Survey estimates world feed production increased by 3 percent to 1.103 billion metric tons…

The 2019 Alltech Global Feed Survey, released today, estimates that international feed tonnage has increased by a strong 3 percent to 1.103 billion metric tons of feed produced in 2018, exceeding 1 billion metric tons for the third…

The winners of the Alltech #iamAG photo contest each won a trip to ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, to be held May 19-21, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. ​

U.S. farmers win trips to the ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference with #iamAG photo contest

The Alltech #iamAG online agvocacy photo contest showcased the beauty of American agriculture through the eyes of producers, who submitted and shared photos of their farms for the opportunity to win a trip to ONE: The Alltech Ideas…

Dr. Cat Berge shares tips on how to protect your herd from African Swine Fever

Learn insights from Dr. Anna Catharina Berge on the epidemic of African Swine Fever, which has rapidly spread from China to Western Europe, and tips on how producers or farms can implement stronger biosecurity measures to mitigate the…

Scaletti and Murphy: Less is more with organic trace minerals

Twenty years' worth of research demonstrates that organic trace minerals are superior to inorganic sources. So why do producers continue to incorporate inorganic minerals into feed? Are the perceived cost savings only short-term? Whether…

Better sow performance with the right minerals

The levels and types of minerals used in sow diets are important to securing satisfactory reproductive performance.

Solid success: Supporting piglet health at weaning - Ernie Hansen

Weaning piglets effectively is critical for farmers to ensure they are healthy and productive. Pigs that do not transition well from milk to a solid diet have their gut health compromised and become susceptible to disease challenges. Ernie…

A nutritional revolution: 7 changes in nutritional dogma on alternative sources of trace minerals

While many nutritionists still cling to the low-priced, traditional inorganics, organic trace minerals are fostering a revolution in animal feeding.   

Identify mold growth and protect your feed quality during harvest months

With harvest time quickly approaching, it's important to check your feed for mycotoxins and be on guard with solutions.