Our 2018 Nutrition Seminar

The 2018 AFGA Nutrition Seminar was recently held on April 4th and 5th in Huntsville, Alabama.  Just over two hundred people were in attendance this year to hear a great lineup of speakers at the Westin Huntsville at Bridge Street Town Centre.  The Technical Symposium on the morning of Wednesday, April 4, was sponsored by […]

2017 Animal Rights National Conference

For Immediate Release For further information contact: Hannah Thompson-Weeman Vice President of Communications (703) 562-5160 Alliance releases report from 2017 Animal Rights National Conference Speakers focus on methods to pressure restaurant, retail and foodservice companies August 16, 2017 – The Animal Agriculture Alliance released a report today detailing observations from the Animal Rights National […]

Why Plant Cover Crops?

Why Plant Cover Crops? By Katie Nichols, Auburn University January 15, 2016 AUBURN, Alabama–Farmers are the ultimate stewards of the land. For years, farmers have been looking for ways to improve soil quality, increase productivity and build erosion control. Cover crops are widely used to benefit the upcoming crop as well as improving the soil. […]

Evonik starts Mepron production in Alabama

Evonik announced Oct. 26 it has started Mepron production at its site in Mobile, Ala., putting the plant into service after 15 months, according to plan. Mepron is a formulation of the amino acid methionine specially developed for dairy cows by Evonik’s Animal Nutrition Business Line. “With this investment, we strengthen our position in North […]

Proposed Rule

Division of Dockets Management Food and Drug Administration 5630 Fishers Lane Room 1061 Rockville MD 20852 RE: Proposed Rule- Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventative Controls for Food for Animals; Docket No. FDA-2011-N-0922 and Regulatory Information Number 0910-AG10 Georgia’s food and fiber production and processing is a $76.9 billion industry, and […]