Methane production naturally occurs in the stomachs of ruminant animals, such as beef cattle. Microbes work together to carry out the digestion of plant cell walls, and one of the end products of the process is methane (which often gets “burped” out, not “farted.”) Dr. Tim McAllister, research scientist in ruminant nutrition and microbiology at… Read More

Welcome to this mid-week edition of RealAg Radio, brought to you by Lallemand Plant Care. On today’s show you’ll hear: John Barlow, Foothills MP and shadow minister for agriculture, agri-food, and food security for the Conservative Party of Canada; Matt Pfarr, technical sales manager, joins the show for a Lallemand product spotlight; Dr. Tim McAllister,… Read More

How will Canada’s animal agriculture industry be utilizing antimicrobial drugs, including antibiotics, five years from now? Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Tim McAllister doesn’t have all the answers, but he does offer insights on how the industry can more effectively use antibiotics, assure the public it’s working to manage resistance, and help safeguard the drug’s ability… Read More

A beef research scientist at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Lethbridge research facility was recognized with the 2016 Canadian Beef Industry Award for Outstanding Research and Innovation on Wednesday. Tim McAllister was honoured by his beef industry colleagues at the inaugural Canadian Beef Industry Conference in Calgary. “His ongoing impact on animal agriculture is monumental,” said… Read More

 

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