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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.

Four Tips for Overcoming Wild Yeast Challenges in Forage This Spring

As temperatures rise this spring, dairy producers will begin to notice changes in their stored forages that were not present during the long, cold winter. Most dairies have not yet experience any of the issues that are expected to arise in…

Grain storage tips: Monitor for mold and mycotoxins in stored grain

Following flooding, it's important to monitor for mold and mycotoxins in stored grain. Know which precautions need to be taken in order to protect grain storage from contamination.

Dr. Richard Lally: GMOs, CRISPR and nutrigenomics: A new crop of solutions?

It's an exciting time in crop management as emerging technologies offer hope for some of the industry's most pervasive challenges. Dr. Richard Lally provides a breakdown of the scientific discoveries reshaping crop production.

Dr. David Magana: Growing demand: Producing fruits and vegetables in today's market

Locally-sourced produce with year-round availability. Convenience, but with less packaging. Reasonable prices, despite increased labor costs. Today's consumers want it all, and as the population increases, are producers ready to grow with…