Animal Ag News 12/5

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PIC (Pig Improvement Company) announced it has made a strategic minority investment in SwineTech, a farm management solutions company. As part of the investment, PIC and SwineTech will develop a strategic relationship to explore and advance the continued development of innovative products and approaches for improving the predictability and efficiency of swine production. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association CEO Colin Woodall …

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Animal Ag News 11/29

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The International Dairy Federation World Dairy Summit brings unique opportunities for U.S. dairy as the host nation for the Chicago event, to be held next Oct. 16-19. The global conference returns to the United States for the first time in three decades, at a moment when rising exports and world-leading sustainability gives the U.S. industry a great story to tell, …

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Animal Ag News 11/21

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Alltech, a global leader in the agriculture industry for more than 40 years, is proud to introduce Egalis, a new range of high-quality silage inoculants that maximize nutrient quality, increase forage stability and reduce dry matter loss to help maintain optimal animal performance. Egalis drives proper fermentation and assists epiphytic bacteria to control the fermentation through the use of specific …

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Animal Ag News 11/7

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The National Dairy Promotion and Research Board honored Rick Naczi as the 2022 recipient of the Richard E. Lyng Award for his contributions and distinguished service to dairy promotion. The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation and United Egg Producers have released an updated economic impact study that highlights the positive impact the poultry industry …

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Alltech Opens Vietnam’s First Organic Mineral Facility

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Global agricultural leader Alltech opened its newest Bioplex® plant organic mineral production facility in Vietnam this week. The plant is Alltech’s eighth mineral production facility worldwide. Alltech is one of the world’s largest producers of organic minerals for animal nutrition and the company’s Bioplex® range of minerals offer higher bioavailability to animals than inorganic minerals, are readily absorbed, stored and …

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Animal Ag News 11/1

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For more than three decades cattle producers have simplified their recordkeeping with a handy pocket-sized booklet from the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. The 2023 version of the Redbook is now available to help cattle producers effectively and efficiently record their daily production efforts, which can help enhance profitability and reduce stress levels. The National Pork Producers Council has appointed Kelly …

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Animal Ag News 10/24

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A nutrition expert, an innovative dairy farmer and a global food-security leader shared how animal agriculture and dairy can be part of world climate and hunger solutions in a panel discussion side event at the World Food Prize. The panel also discussed the upcoming U.S. hosting of the 2023 International Dairy Federation World Dairy Summit in Chicago, the world’s biggest …

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Animal Ag News 10/18

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The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association denounced Google’s decision to bias consumers against beef through their new sustainability search feature that provides inaccurate climate information on cattle production. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service released a proposed regulatory framework for a new strategy to control Salmonella contamination in poultry products and reduce foodborne illnesses attributed to these …

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Animal Ag News 10/10

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Families can expect to pay record high prices at the grocery store for turkey this upcoming holiday season thanks to the impacts of the bird flu and inflation. American Farm Bureau Federation economists analyzed turkey and egg costs in their latest Market Intel. The National Cattlemen’s Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2023-2024 CME Group Beef Industry Scholarship. Ten scholarships of …

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Animal Ag News 10/3

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Attendee registration and housing is now for the Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show, including any educational programs, business meetings, social events, and access to the Trade Show floor. As of Sept. 1, there were 73.8 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms, down 1% from September 2021 but up 2% from June 1, 2022, according to the latest …

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