ZimmCast 646 – The Alltech ONE Virtual Experience

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. This week’s program provides a wrap-up of the Alltech ONE Virtual Experience. This virtual experience took place throughout the week with daily keynote speakers and focus sessions and more. All of this was available on-demand and still is. In fact, you can still register and new content will be made available each month until …

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Preview of the Alltech ONE Virtual Experience

Cindy Zimmerman

Alltech has always been ahead of the curve as an animal health company and they are leading the way when it comes to response to COVID-19. The global company was the first to make changes in a conference by announcing on March 9 that its annual ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE) would go on as a virtual event. The …

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A Conversation with Cainthus & A New Podcast

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. In this week’s program I’m sharing a conversation with Aidan Connolly, CEO, Cainthus. It has been quite some time since we’ve had this opportunity. We set a convenient time for each of us since he was in Ireland and I am here in the U.S. During my conversation with Aidan we talk about the …

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Alltech Global Feed Survey Reveals Production Decline

Chuck Zimmerman

Dr. Mark Lyons, President/CEO, Alltech held a public livestream this morning to share results of the company’s latest global feed survey. You can find more information and watch the recorded presentation here. You can also listen to the presentation below. Panelists with him included: Jack Bobo, CEO, Futurity, USA Bianca Martins, General Manager, Alltech, Mexico Matthew Smith, Vice President, Alltech, …

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New Pig Farmer of the Year is From Pennsylvania

Cindy Zimmerman

America’s Pig Farmer of the Year for 2019-2020 is Chris Hoffman from McAlisterville, Pennsylvania. The award recognizes the pig farmers who exemplify industry leadership, a demonstrated focus in raising pigs following the We Care ethical principles and a commitment to connecting consumers with the farmers who raise the pork they consume. Hoffman was named America’s Pig Farmer of the Year …

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USDA Urged to Establish Foot and Mouth Vaccine Bank

Cindy Zimmerman

Representatives of the National Pork Producers Council, the National Milk Producers Federation, the National Corn Growers Association and Iowa State University are urging U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to move quickly to establish a Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) vaccine bank. At a press conference Tuesday, the groups recognized steps USDA has already taken to establish the bank, but called for “expedient …

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Alltech Young Scientists in #ONE19 Spotlight

Cindy Zimmerman

ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE19) brought together some of the brightest international minds in science as part of the Alltech Young Scientist (AYS) competition. Four regional AYS winners were selected but only three were able to make it to the conference. Asia region winner Bing Liu, Jiangnan University, China was unable to attend. The others were: North America – …

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AlzChem Names U.S. Sales Lead for Creamino

Cindy Zimmerman

AlzChem Animal Health has named Dr. John Thomson as the U.S. Sales Manager for Feed Additives, particularly Creamino, a patent-protected preparation of guanidinoacetic acid (GAA). During his career, Thomson has managed research programs with a number of different feed and nutrition companies, provided technical support and training to customers and staff, and worked with customers to implement improvements. Recently, he …

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Merck and Beef Checkoff Sponsor Stockmanship & Stewardship Events

Cindy Zimmerman

Five 2019 sessions of the Stockmanship & Stewardship program were announced at the Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show last week. The events are made possible through sponsorship from Merck Animal Health and will be coordinated by the producer education team at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and local host organizations. Additional funding and support for the program is …

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CrystalBlox™ at the #CattleCon19 Trade Show

Cindy Zimmerman

CrystalBlox™ is the newest block form developed by Crystalyx Brand Supplements. It combines the economical nutrient delivery and fortification of compressed blocks with the consistent and predictable intake of low moisture block technology. CrystalBlox will fit a wide variety of feeding situations, where protein delivery is critical. CrystalBlox is designed and formulated to provide supplemental protein to help improve forage …

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