A successful breeding season starts with early lactation management

Early lactation is a critical stage on every dairy farm. It is important to get cows off to the best possible start, as poor management during this period will lead to poor intakes, reduced body condition score (BCS) and fertility issues. Below are three management tips for a successful early lactation period.

The Pearse Lyons Accelerator receives 183 agri-tech applications from 38 countries across 6 continents

The Pearse Lyons Accelerator interview panel select start-ups to take part in a mentorship program for agri-business innovators. From left to right: Jon Bradford, program advisor, Aidan Connolly, chief innovation officer at Alltech and David Hunt, CEO at Cainthus. More information on The Pearse Lyons Accelerator can be found at Alltech.com/Accelerator  or dogpatchlabs.com/alltech-accelerator.

Final 10 startups selected for The Pearse Lyons Accelerator’s first phase in Dublin. Agri-tech applicants range from automated irrigation to protein alternatives.

 

Alltech 2017 Global Feed Survey

The 2017 Alltech Global Feed Survey, released today, estimates that international feed tonnage has exceeded 1 billion metric tons for the first time. That’s a 3.7 percent increase over last year and represents 19 percent growth since the inaugural survey in 2012, despite a 7 percent decrease in the number of feed mills.

To disrupt or be disrupted: ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference will challenge attendees to harness the power of disruption

34th annual international agriculture conference brings together inspiration and innovation to give producers real-life solutions for the future.

Areas to consider for effective dry cow management

With the first of 2017s spring calvers being dried off, Alltech is reminding dairy farmers that the management of these animals over the coming weeks will determine how they perform throughout their subsequent lactation.

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