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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

Dr. Brian Fairchild: Making a poultry house a home

Better lighting, nutrition and air quality can greatly contribute to alleviating many of the health issues we commonly witness in poultry production. How can we implement these modern poultry housing system enhancements across the industry…

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

David Cleary: Deforestation and habitat loss in the Amazon and beyond

David Cleary, director of global agriculture at The Nature Conservancy, discusses the institution's three main sustainability goals: to reduce deforestation, increase soil health and promote water conservation. Learn what these three goals…

How to solve the greatest challenge in the feed industry

Food production is required to almost double to meet the needs of the world population and the global demand for protein, putting pressure on the livestock sector to maximize output while reducing the usage of resources. This will make…

Robynne Anderson: Changing agricultural policy on a global scale

As climate change becomes a larger issue, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and finding ways to sequester carbon in farm and food production is more important than ever. Robynne Anderson discusses her experience providing businesses with…

Salmonella and your backyard flock

In poultry production, focus your attention on these eight key areas in order to reduce bad bacterial contamination on-farm and aid in the prevention of Salmonella.