Alltech Introducing Levelset™ at World Pork Expo

Cindy Zimmerman

As the 2024 World Pork Expo gets underway this week in Des Moines, producers will be able to learn about an innovative solution designed to reinforce gut health in pigs from Alltech called Levelset™. In addition, Alltech will be hosting a business seminar at Expo on the U.S. pork industry’s role in global trade, animal health, and sustainability. Levelset consists …

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Basse Provides Annual Ag Economic Update at #ASTACSS

Cindy Zimmerman

AgResource Company president Dan Basse was back in person with his annual update on the global agricultural market at the 2021 ASTA CSS & Seed Expo on Tuesday. Basse has presented at the event every year since 2012 and, as always, he packed a lot of information into an hour. Among the trends he noted for the coming year – …

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Alltech ONE is Big on Pigs

Cindy Zimmerman

Innovations in technology and nutrition are helping farmers around the globe protect the health of both their pigs and our planet and this week’s Alltech ONE Ideas Conference features the latest information on how producers can improve their productivity, profitability and the biosecurity of their farms. “We have really interesting topics coming from all over the globe,” says Russell Gilliam, …

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Alltech ONE Virtual Experience Begins Today

Cindy Zimmerman

The Alltech ONE Virtual Experience kicks off today at precisely 9:00 a.m. Eastern time, or whatever time that is wherever you are. The week-long event begins with a welcome address from Alltech President and CEO Dr. Mark Lyons, followed by keynote presenter Cady Coleman, Retired NASA Astronaut and STEM Advocate. Live question and answer sessions with attendees will be part …

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National Pork Board to Host Swine Innovation Summit

Carrie Muehling

The National Pork Board will host allied industry partners at its first-ever Swine Innovation Summit in Indianapolis on Sept. 17, 2019. The inaugural event is designed to help pork producers and food influencers learn more about emerging technology trends facing today’s food production systems. National Pork Board leaders will then attend the Forbes AgTech Summit, held on Sept. 18 and …

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Hubbard Feeds Introduces AllBite Block

Carrie Muehling

A new product from Hubbard Feeds will help with vice behavior in pigs. The AllBite™️ block, officially launched at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, helps to stabilize the mood of the pig and also modifies the actual behavior and social aspects of that pen to keep them more comfortable and help them not to pick on each other, said Jamie …

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Alltech Accelerator 6 – SwineTech

Carrie Muehling

An Iowa-based company participating in the Alltech Pearse Lyons Accelerator is working to improve the swine industry, beginning with the farrowing process. “SwineTech is trying to transform the way we look at farrowing management and how we assist sows in the farrowing house, giving the information that’s needed to provide the very best welfare and support and then the technology …

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2019 World Pork Expo Cancelled

Cindy Zimmerman

The threat of African swine fever is forcing the cancellation of the world’s largest pork industry-specific trade show this year. The National Pork Producers Council‘s board of directors today announced its decision to cancel World Pork Expo 2019 out of an abundance of caution as African swine fever (ASF) continues to spread in China and other parts of Asia. World …

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Animal Ag Bites 8/13

Carrie Muehling

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that the government of Morocco has agreed to allow commercial imports of U.S. poultry meat and products into Morocco for the first time. The National Cattlemen’s Foundation is now accepting applications for the W.D. Farr Scholarships for the 2018-19 school year. Two annual $15,000 grants will be …

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Aptimmune Biologics Partners with Kemin Industries

Carrie Muehling

Aptimmune Biologics and Kemin Industries have formed a partnership in the global vaccine industry. As of July 31, 2018, Kemin is now an equity shareholder in Aptimmune and has exclusive rights to its vaccines and vaccine technologies outside the U.S. As part of the Kemin-Aptimmune partnership, the companies have formed Kemin Biologics, which will manufacture and market Aptimmune’s proprietary Barricade™ …

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