Calf rearing for success

Question: I want to increase the weight of my heifers at mating, and as a starting point I want to get them to weaning at 100 kilograms earlier. Do you have any suggestions for increasing growth rate in the early stages? Answer: The key areas to focus on are environment, immunity, water, feed quality and rumen development. Any disease challenge …

Newly launched Alltech Idea Lab provides unmatched industry content from ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference

Presentations include mainstage pitches from the 2019 cohort of The Pearse Lyons Accelerator ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE19) brought together more than 3,500 producers and industry experts from 68 countries to share insights and explore solutions for today’s most pressing issues in agriculture and beyond. The 35th annual symposium featured more than 100 speakers providing their unique perspectives on …

Optigen® joins lineup of Alltech solutions certified by the Carbon Trust to reduce agriculture’s carbon footprint

*Note: Optigen® is known as Optisync® in Australia and New Zealand. From precision nutrition that minimises waste to environmental analytical services, Alltech is helping producers lower their carbon footprint while increasing their profitability As the feed and food supply chain faces continual pressure to reduce its environmental footprint, global animal health and nutrition company Alltech remains committed to helping the industry tackle this …

Overcome livestock challenges this season: Supplement with Magnesium

Pasture and cereals are an inconsistent source of nutrients due to continuous changes in composition and availability, both of which can affect the supply of minerals to the animals. Dry matter intake of grazed pastures can vary quite considerably due to changes in weather conditions. Not only will this affect the supply of energy and protein to the animals but …

Optimise nutrition now for successful joining results

In the midst of a nationwide drought, farmers must focus on improving nutrition for ewes and rams prior to joining to ensure successful results next season. The correct management of livestock preceding joining will influence conception rates, ovulation rates and the overall health of the animal. According to Deb Scammell, Alltech Lienert’s ruminant technical specialist, ram and ewe preparation is …

2019 Alltech Global Feed Survey estimates world feed production increased by 3 percent to 1.103 billion metric tons

The 2019 Alltech Global Feed Survey, released today, estimates that international feed tonnage has increased by a strong 3 percent to 1.103 billion metric tons of feed produced in 2018, exceeding 1 billion metric tons for the third consecutive year. The eighth edition of the annual survey includes data from 144 countries and nearly 30,000 feed mills. The feed industry …

ONE – The Alltech Ideas Conference 2017 Highlights

http://one.alltech.com/videos/one-17-alltech-ideas-conference-highlights ONE – The Alltech Ideas Conference in 2017 welcomed 4000 delegates from around the world, all focused on disruption and accelerated change in the agriculture and food supply.

Disrupt or be disrupted in an exponential world

Breakthrough technologies discussed at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference 33rd annual event attracted a record 4,000 attendees from nearly 80 countries During ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE17), 70 speakers, including the brightest international minds in science, agriculture, technology and business, highlighted technologies that have the potential to revolutionize agriculture and make the next big leap in productivity possible. Across …

Alltech Young Scientist 2018 – Entries close December 31st

Are you studying Agriculture, Animal Science or a related field? Would you like the opportunity to secure a fully funded PhD or Post Doc? Be quick, applications close December 31st. Alltech Young Scientist has discovered some of the best and brightest upcoming agri-science researchers from colleges and universities around the world. To find out more, visit: http://education.alltech.com/alltech-young-scientist or email amcrae@alltech.com