Call-to-action to make a new sustainability index a reality for Canada’s agri-food sector

Alltech is partnering in a private-public coalition to develop Canada's first agri-food sustainability index. The creation of this index is important and is in the best interest of Canadian agriculture. Kayla Price, technical manager for Alltech Canada, and Eldon Petherick, Alltech Ontario commercial business developer and dairy management consultant, participated in the project on behalf of Alltech.

Alltech Canada announces Planet of Plenty award recipients

Burnbrae Farms of Ontario and Shipwheel Cattle Feeders of Alberta recognized and will be featured in a sustainability workshop during the Alltech ONE Ideas Conference

[GUELPH, Canada] – Alltech believes that agriculture has the greatest potential to positively shape the future of our planet, but it will take all of us working together. As part of their commitment to this vision, Alltech created the Planet of Plenty™ Awards to reward those who are furthering a world of abundance through nutritional and digital technologies, innovation and sustainable management practices in the agri-food sector. In the inaugural year of the Alltech Canada Planet of Plenty Awards, Alltech is pleased to announce that the recipients of the award for 2021 are Burnbrae Farms of Lyn, Ontario, and Shipwheel Cattle Feeders of Taber, Alberta.

Tips for reducing tail-biting in pigs

Tips for reducing tail-biting in pigs

In field trials, AllBite blocks contributed to a 93% success rate in reducing or stopping tail-biting. The key is early identification and implementation of AllBite into pens where tail-biting is occurring.

Aggressive behaviour in pigs — whether it is tail-, flank-, ear- or vulva-biting — is a frustrating management problem, leading to costly losses.  Incidents of tail-biting, in particular, are among the top behavioural problems in grow-finish pigs that can lead to economic looses due to reductions in gain, secondary infections, death or carcass condemnations.

6 tips to stretch protein supplies and lower your feed costs

Ration formulation for improved efficiency and lower feed costs.

To sustain profitability, dairy and beef producers need to examine their feed management and nutritional applications. By using good-quality forage, supporting rumen health and using a tailored ration formulation, producers can cut back on their losses and keep their operations running more efficiently — thereby resulting in potential cost savings.

Alltech Canada Mycotoxin Webinar Series

Are mycotoxins on your radar? They should be.

More than 500 different mycotoxins are found in animal feed. Mycotoxins are the hidden killers in feed, hurting your animals and your profitability. How do you know if mycotoxins are impacting you?

In the fight against mycotoxins, it pays to be smarter, faster and better equipped. Join the Alltech Canada team and leading industry experts to learn more.

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