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Live! One '17 the Alltech Ideas Conference

One goal is to give conference attendees a ‘headache,’ says Alltech founder.

Special Edition: Early Animal Nutrition

Role of pre-weaning supplements for pigs highlighted in Alltech Young Scientist competition

The regional finalist for Alltech’s Young Scientist competition from Europe has focused her agricultural research on ways to improve the performance of pre-weaned piglets.

Fish feed tech company leveraging Alltech accelerator for guidance

The feed technology company eFishery is using the mentoring offered by Alltech’s accelerator program to support and expand its work, says company COO.

Special Edition: Early Animal Nutrition

Stimulating feed intake should be the focus of pullet rearing: nutritionist

Feeding wet diets to laying hen chicks in the first few days could enhance starter feed intake capacity, basic body development and gut maturation, finds a researcher.

Australian algae producer enters animal feed market

A specialist algae producer, known for work in the biofuel industry, is diversifying and making a play for the animal feed industry.

Special Edition: early animal nutrition

Maternal supplementation with methionine shows benefit for neonatal calf development: study

A cow’s prenatal diet offers the opportunity for “nutritional programing” in the calf, say researchers.

ADM feed app for US farmers seeks to offer more personalized service

ADM’s Animal Nutrition unit has launched an app in an effort to improve how farmers buy their animal feed and offer them a more personalized service.

Some mycotoxin mitigations may be less effective in fishfeed

Some types of feed additives developed to mitigate mycotoxins in feed for warm-blooded animals may be ineffective for fish, says new research.

US researchers track pathogen survival in swine feed

Feed or feed ingredients may offer viral pathogens access to US farmed swine, say researchers.

Microalgae strain offers promise for aquaculture production

Fresh-water microalgae strain offers digestible, quick-growing omega-3 rich aqua feed option, say researchers.

'Imagine being able to edit the microbiome' - TechAccel talks animal nutrition targeted innovation

Investing in feed technology and animal nutrition starts with knowing what producers need, says company executive.

Deinove protects its bacteria derived feed innovation in China

French biotech company, Deinove, says its first patent focusing on the use of the bacteria, Deinococcus, for animal nutrition has been issued in China.

Huvepharma links up with Intrexon on feed enzymes

Huvepharma says its research tie-up with Intrexon will result in cheaper and more effective enzymes targeted at animal nutrition. 

USDA seeks improved understanding of in-feed antimicrobial use

A pair of studies is set to collect information on the use of antimicrobial products in feed and water on cattle feedlots and in swine nursery and grower-finisher facilities, says...

Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition parent buys Agro Biosciences

Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition’s parent company, Church & Dwight, is acquiring Agro Biosciences.

US researchers test high fiber forage in dairy cattle

High-preforming dairy cattle saw milk production remain consistent when teff hay replaced alfalfa and corn silage in feed, says researcher.

In drought conditions, cactus feed supports cattle production

Spineless cactus maintains cattle performance when included in feed as a partial forage replacement, say researchers. 

Special Edition: Early Animal Nutrition

Novus investigates optimizing sow diets for piglet growth

A Novus International roundtable on swine nutrition pointed to ongoing challenges in swine production and areas where research could improve piglet growth and development.

Asian investors participate in a new Series D funding round for Calysta's protein, $40m generated

US methane-to-protein facility takes step closer to production

NouriTech, along with lead investors Calysta and Cargill, broke ground on the new, 37-acre facility last week.  

Boosted dietary ARA levels up sea bass growth, health

Increased dietary arachidonic acid boosts farmed sea bass growth, development and immune functioning, say researchers. 

Camelina oil gets greenlight as fish oil replacement in Canadian aquafeed

Canadian salmon and trout farmers are soon to have a new ingredient for making their fish feeds – mechanically-extracted camelina oil. 

Algae-based DHA offers Chilean salmon producer way to boost sustainability

Salmon producer, Ventisqueros, is demonstrating the sustainability bump from using AlgaPrime DHA in the diets of farmed salmon.

Researchers find yeast strain that boosts fish immunity

Yeast found in extreme climates supports farmed seabream growth and immune responses with a disease challenge, say researchers.  

Regulatory clearance for non-GMO Canadian protein meal

Agrisoma Biosciences has gained approval to commercialize carinata as a non-GMO protein meal for beef cattle feed in the US, says CEO.

USDA offers over $150m for agricultural and feed research

A USDA grant program is offering $150.2m in funding to support foundational research in agriculture, says program leader. 

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