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Adrián Ferrero: Improving soil health with ag-tech

While farmers spend billions of dollars each year in crop inputs, many are missing biomarkers that can cost them up to 30% in total value. The ag-tech startup Biome Makers is using new technologies like DNA sequencing and artificial…

Dr. Robert Ferl: Zero-gravity ops in crops

How do plants grow in space? Dr. Robert Ferl, a molecular and space biologist who has spent his career studying how biology adapts to strange environments through gene expression in plants, offers insights on how these studies can affect…

Dr. Taro Takahashi: Soil health, beef production and our carbon footprint

How can better soil health and more efficient beef production reduce our carbon footprint? Dr. Taro Takahashi, research scientist at Rothamsted Research, discusses organic vs. inorganic fertilizers, proposed meat taxes and agriculture's…

Alltech 37+® analyses new and emerging mycotoxins

New and emerging mycotoxins can now be analysed by the Alltech 37+® Laboratory. In total, five new mycotoxins have been added to the testing panel, bringing the total number of detectable mycotoxins to 54. These new additions further…

InTouch and UNIFORM-Agri collaborate to drive even greater dairy farm efficiency

InTouch, the award-winning feed management platform, and UNIFORM-Agri, one of the world’s leading herd management software providers, are pleased to announce an exciting new data-sharing collaboration, empowering dairy farmers with cutting…

Patrick Sullivan: Digital platform empowers farmers and helps retailers

Trying something new doesn't have to be scary. Fresh digital platforms open up a world of possibilities. How can new digital platforms empower farmers and help retailers extend their reach? Patrick Sullivan, partnership manager at AgVend,…

Esca history and economic impact

Esca is a wood disease affecting grapes all over the world and is one of the biggest modern threats to grape production. Once it attacks the main vine, there is no questioning the unstoppable pace at which this disease progresses. Explore…

Dr. Richard Lally: Crop science and the next Green Revolution

We are in the midst of some of the most significant scientific breakthroughs since Norman Borlaug's Green Revolution of the 1940s. Just as his innovative approach to crop science saved billions of lives, agriculture now stands poised to…

"Working Together for a Planet of Plenty" (graphic)

Alltech commits to Working Together for a Planet of Plenty™

CEO Dr. Mark Lyons invites collaboration across industries, geographies for new technologies and practices that will improve the well-being of our world and all of its inhabitants

Dr. Frank Mitloehner speaking at ONE19, discussing climate change, greenhouse gases and livestock emissions

Is agriculture feeding the world — or destroying it? Discussing climate change, greenhouse gases and livestock emissions…

Misinformation is spreading like wildfire, including false data claiming that agriculture — specifically livestock — is the biggest cause of climate change.