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Feed and Additive: 3 ways to increase milk production while reducing your carbon footprint

Submitted by jnorrie on Mon, 05/09/2022 - 17:48

Can we reduce the carbon footprint of milk while also improving our production and profitability? With proven tools, the answer to that question is yes: It is possible to reduce the carbon footprint of dairy production and to improve our economic returns and performance at the same time. 

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Progressive Dairy: The gatekeepers of employee education to improve retention

Submitted by jnorrie on Sat, 05/07/2022 - 17:51

Retaining employees is critical to the long-term health and success of your dairy operation. Therefore, failing to create the right environment to retain employees will affect the bottom line of your business and create organizational issues, such as worker insecurity, excess duties that workers must absorb and time invested in recruiting, hiring and training new employees.

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Poultry World: Sustainable egg production supporting performance and environment

Submitted by jnorrie on Thu, 05/05/2022 - 17:41

In poultry production, environmental and economic sustainability are closely intertwined. Profitability comes from efficiency which also translates into environmental credentials. Thankfully, poultry producers can avail themselves of a proven solution that not only meets consumer demands and benefits the environment, but also helps to improve on-farm feed efficiency and product quality.

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Pig Progress: The journey towards zero zinc oxide begins with a healthy gut

Submitted by jnorrie on Thu, 05/05/2022 - 17:38

In the European Union, pharmacological levels of zinc oxide can no longer be applied in pig feed from June this year. The question now is how to get piglets through weaning well. One part of the answer lies in keeping the animals’ guts as healthy as possible.

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Agriland: Alltech Europe VP: ‘Farmers are some of the most innovative in the world’

Submitted by jnorrie on Thu, 05/05/2022 - 17:35

Necessity is the mother of invention was the overarching theme adopted by vice president of Europe at Alltech, Patrick Charlton, who recently addressed members of the Guild of Agricultural Journalists of Ireland in Belfast.

He visited Northern Ireland to deliver three core messages: that agriculture will be at the very heart of every sustainability strategy conceived over the next decade and beyond; that a new green revolution – based on fast-evolving science – will drive all the sectors of agriculture forward; and that the days of cheap food are coming to an end.

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Poultry World: Efficiency challenges of cage-free eggs

Submitted by jnorrie on Fri, 04/15/2022 - 17:20

The global move towards cage-free egg production seems to be unstoppable. Far from being restricted to Europe and North America, the commitment of many large egg producers, retailers, food service companies and hotel groups to ban cage eggs from their supply chains is making cage-free eggs a global and ever increasing reality.

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KEENAN updates MechFiber diet feeder range

Submitted by rjones on Thu, 04/14/2022 - 05:05

Aside from exterior updates, the MechFiber+ range features reshaped paddle castellations and the latest 4th Generation KEENAN Controller, feed management app and InTouch dashboard.

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