May 21

Will the Swine Industry be Antibiotic-Free by 2020?

Will the Swine Industry be Antibiotic-Free by 2020?

Will the swine industry be antibiotic-free by 2020? Maybe. Maybe not. According to Terry Coffey, Murphy-Brown LLC., we first must understand science and then balance that with consumer demand. Coffey said that ninety-eight percent of the time antibiotic growth promotants are used, it is to combat PRRS and the swine influenza virus. AGPs are only used about two percent of the time for improved weight gain and feed efficiencies.

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May 21

Pearse Lyons' Glimpse of the Future

Pearse Lyons' Glimpse of the Future

Alltech’s Symposium kicked off yesterday with more than 2,300 people from 72 countries around the world descending on the Lexington Convention Centre. The opening talks started with a fantastic animation explaining the massive changes in society that have occurred over the last seven years the paradigm shift from an era of one way broadcast media, to an era of constant connectivity, in which customer feedback reshapes products and entire industries – The Era of You.

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May 20

Watch Symposium Live on the Ag Network

Watch Symposium Live on the Ag Network

We are streaming multiple Symposium sessions live this year on the Alltech Ag Network. What’s more we will be streaming for the first time in both English and Spanish.  If you couldn’t make it to the event this year get a glimpse of the action.

Sessions will be streamed live at the following times. They will be available on demand afterward.

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May 20

Maps and Apps - Finding Your Way Around Symposium

Maps and Apps - Finding Your Way Around Symposium

Symposium is bigger than ever this year. We have more sessions, more topics, more interaction and more options to customize your own experience. But don’t worry about keeping track of it all. Your Symposium notebook has a detailed agenda with color-coded room numbers and easy to follow maps. We will also have digital kiosks with schedules and a team of friendly guides in orange vests to help you find your session.

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