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Water: The most basic yet overlooked element of poultry nutrition

Water is essential for life, yet water intake usually gets less attention than feed intake.

Steve Elliott: Redefining mineral nutrition

Trace minerals are essential nutrients. Animals must receive them every day in their diet. Research shows that organic trace minerals offer benefits for animals, consumers and the environment, and the world is taking notice.

Designing poultry diets for digestion

To improve the overall health of birds, attention needs to be placed on the whole production system.

How to prepare for FSMA implementation in the U.S.

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) helps ensure food safety by focusing on preventing contamination rather than simply responding to it.

Farm Innovation Series: White Rock Farms of Peachland, North Carolina

Calf care is key to the profitability and longevity of a herd.

Matthew Smith: The world’s most exciting feed market

The following is an edited transcript of Tom Martin’s interview with Matthew Smith, Alltech vice president of Asia-Pacific.

Alltech presents student research award to Purdue University student

Matthew Aardsma wins award for paper on relative metabolizable energy values for fats and oils in young broilers and adult roosters

Big data on the farm: Too much, too soon?

Big data is ready for the farm. But is the farm ready for big data?

Paul Groenewegen: Transforming nutrition through the food chain with algae

The following is an edited transcript of Luther Andal’s interview with Paul Groenewegen, director of innovation and nutrition at Masterfeeds, an Alltech company.

The Egg Force Reader can help layer producers anticipate losses due to eggshell quality and, moving forward, help them fine-tune hen nutrition for better eggshell quality.

Shell strength: Put your eggs to the test

In January 2017, 7.91 billion eggs were produced in the U.S.