Animal Ag News 11/14

Carrie Muehling

The finalists for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association 10th annual National Anthem Contest, sponsored by Norbrook have been chosen. Now it’s your turn to vote! The winner will sing the Star-Spangled Banner during the 2023 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show Opening General Session and the Friday Night Event in New Orleans, LA. Vote once per day for your …

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Animal Ag News 6/21

Cindy Zimmerman

The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced new efforts to help prevent the introduction and spread of African swine fever in the U.S. Through an outreach and awareness campaign called “Protect Our Pigs,” APHIS will support commercial pork producers, veterinarians, and pig owners with information and resources to help safeguard America’s swine …

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Alltech ONE Presents Two Humanitarian Awards

Cindy Zimmerman

The Alltech ONE Conference (ONE) wrapped up this week with a closing session featuring a double dose of inspiration – Mick Ebeling, founder and CEO of Not Impossible Labs, and world-class blind adventurer Erik Weihenmayer, who were both presented with Alltech Humanitarian Awards. “We are pleased to present friends and first-time double Alltech Humanitarian Awards to Mick Ebeling and Erik …

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Preview of 2022 Alltech ONE Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

It has been 3 years since the Alltech ONE Conference was an in-person event. This year we get to see each other in person though. And for those who can’t make it there is a separate virtual option! I will be in Lexington to work with Alltech once again and look forward to seeing many friends. That includes Dr. Mark …

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C is for Care Tells Kids About Cattle

Cindy Zimmerman

Zoetis and Ag Storytellers have collaborated on a new children’s book that celebrates the special bond between humans and cattle. C is for Care is written by Amanda Radke and illustrated by Michelle Weber and features the special care for beef and dairy animals in an A-to-Z format. “We know the relationship between humans and cattle is two-way; our customers …

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Find Your Blueprint® for Beef Production

Cindy Zimmerman

What if you supplemented your cattle with only organic trace minerals? That was the question Alltech set out to answer a few years ago and the result is Blueprint®, a supplementation program designed to target animal health and performance and help build upon the genetic potential at each stage of an animal’s life cycle. The program is formulated with Alltech’s …

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Alltech Offers Solutions for Healthier Cattle at #CattleCon22

Cindy Zimmerman

Alltech had its solutions for healthier cattle on display at the https://convention.ncba.org/general-information in Houston, Texas Feb. 1-3. Laurentia VanRensburg is the technical mineral manager for the Mineral Management platform at Alltech. She was speaking with attendees at the trade show about trace minerals and breeding. 4:42 Shelby Roberts, Beef Technical Sales Support for Alltech, discussed the causes and risks of …

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Savlus Ready to Test Contaminant Detection Devices

Cindy Zimmerman

Salvus™ LLC is expecting its first commercial pathogen and chemical contamination detection devices to be delivered by December and anticipates clinical and market/demo trials to commence in early 2022. Earlier this year, Salvus announced plans to commercialize a novel interferometric platform that provides highly accurate detection of contaminants or pathogens in many industries. Applicable in human and animal health, agriculture, …

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NCBA Announces 2021 Beef Quality Assurance Award Winners

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association announced the winners of its 2021 Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Awards, sponsored by Cargill, during the final general session of the 2021 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show this week in Nashville. The National BQA Awards annually recognize outstanding beef and dairy producers, marketers, and educators. Winners not only demonstrate high-quality animal care and …

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Alltech ONE Equine Track is a Winner

Cindy Zimmerman

Horses have a special place in the heart of Alltech and the equine track for this year’s ONE Ideas Conference offers six amazing sessions for horse lovers. Alltech Lifestyle and Companion Animal Director Tim Karl just joined the company last August and he is very excited about the lineup, which includes a look at the new World Equestrian Center (WEC) …

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