Animal AgTech Innovation Summit logo 20 Jan

Covenant Animal Health Partners will participate at the Animal AgTech Innovation Summit, March 18, 2019, in San Francisco. This conference is held the day before the World AgriTech Innovation Summit.     At the Animal AgTech Innovation Summit, Brett Morris, Principal, will participate in a panel discussion: “Investor Debate — How Corporate Venture Funds and VCs View […]

Veterinarian with dairy cattle 10 Jan

This opinion piece was first published Jan. 8, 2019, by Michael Helmstetter, Ph.D., in Forbes. Avoiding widespread use and abuse of antibiotics — particularly at sub-therapeutic levels — is one way of limiting resistance-related outbreaks, but how far should we go? Especially since we lack thorough, comprehensive evidence that antibiotic use in food animals results […]

VMX logo 07 Jan

Three of the Covenant Animal Health Partners team will attend the 2019 VMX — Veterinary Meeting and Expo — Jan. 18 through 23 in Orlando, Fla. Attending are: Thomas Overbay, DVM Tom Kennedy, Ph.D. Bob Nordgren, Ph.D     The team is also attending the separate event: the A Feather in Her Cap Awards Ceremony. Feather […]

23 Nov

  This article was originally published Nov. 21, 2018 in Global AgInvesting.    By Thomas Overbay, D.V.M. and Managing Director, Covenant Animal Health Partners   Right now there are more connected “things” than there are people on this planet. Early last year, Gartner predicted the Internet of Things (IoT) would have at least 8.4 billion […]

02 Nov

This opinion piece was first published Nov. 1, 2018, by Michael Helmstetter, Ph.D.,  in Forbes: “Is It Time To Sell The Farm?” This harvest season, American soy farmers are missing their biggest customer. “They can’t get rid of the beans,” said Joe Ericson, president of the North Dakota Soybean Growers Association, because China will not […]

26 Sep

By Michael Helmstetter, Partner, Covenant Animal Health Partners, and President & CEO, TechAccel Unlike the agtech investment space, animal health has traditionally been a quieter and lonelier ecosystem. It has also been a historically underappreciated investment market. These days, the animal health market mirrors the ag market in consolidations and shake-ups — with the recent Elanco IPO, the acquisitions […]

12 Aug

“We are delighted to welcome these long-time industry leaders, now aligned as Covenant, to the Animal Health Corridor,” said Kimberly Young, President of the KC Animal Health Corridor. “Covenant’s unique business model will leverage – and contribute to – the collaboration and innovation that the Corridor delivers.”