Nov 11

Antibiotic Use in Livestock Evaluated

Antibiotic Use in Livestock Evaluated Dr. Simon M. Shane

Dr. Mike Appley of Kansas State University is conducting trials on calves and piglets to determine whether therapeutic administration of antibiotics is effective and whether drug-resistant strains can be demonstrated in these farm animals.

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Apr 22

Why is the Mycotoxin Problem Growing?

Why is the Mycotoxin Problem Growing? Dr. Johanna Fink-Gremmels, Utrecht University

Why is the Mycotoxin Problem Growing?

Why is the Mycotoxin Problem Growing?

Fungal infections in plants have been on the rise for many years. What’s more, fungal species are becoming less predictable. There are many possible reasons for these phenomena. Global warming is blamed for both droughts and flooding, which can result in high levels of mycotoxins at harvest time. Increased global trade and human mobility spread fungi beyond their original range.

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Dec 11

National Beef Ambassadors at Global 500

National Beef Ambassadors at Global 500 National Beef Ambassadors at Global 500

Beef Ambassadors at Global 500

Interviews with the senior Beef Ambassadors during their visit to Alltech's Global 500.

The National Beef Ambassadors, a team of energetic college students who advocate the nutritional value of beef, were in Lexington, Ky., last week for Alltech’s Global 500. The ambassadors met with beef producers from all over the world and heard industry experts speak on complex topics such as nutrigenomics, mycotoxins and carbon footprint.

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Jun 27

Agriculture Is Human Health Business

Agriculture Is Human Health Business Patrick Wall Speaking at Symposium

According to University College Dublin’s Patrick Wall, the future of the agri-food industry is good.  However, according to Wall, who spoke at the food breakout session of Alltech’s recent Symposium, consumers must be confident that the industry provides safe, healthy, and sustainable food products for growth to continue.

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