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INTERNATIONAL DAIRY TOPICS: South African Producer Benefits from Treating Every Animal as an Individual

Over the last decade annual milk production in South Africa has increased from 2.0 to 2.8 billion litres. This reflects a rising demand associated with a rising affluence, which in turn reflects a real increase in the African middle class. High temperatures and the lack of refrigerators in many homes means that there is limited demand in the liquid milk sector, but there is a good market for UHT milk. Find out how one producer utilises Alltech solutions to seize opportunities in this market. 

THE ARGUS: 'What Took You So Long, Pearse?'

In an exclusive interview with Anne Campbell, Alltech founder and president Pearse Lyons talks about growing up in Dundalk, Ireland, growing his global business, and expanding Dundalk's links with Pikeville, Kentucky.

FEED NAVIGATOR: Balancing the 'Fast and Slow Energy Pools' at Heart of Dairy Feed Deficiency Fix: Alltech

A year-long analysis program using Alltech's In Vitro Fermentation Model (IFM) found that up to 40 percent of feed samples are suboptimal in terms of digestibility. This article in Feed Navigator highlights those findings and presents informative research to improve digestibility in feed. 

DAIRY BUSINESS WEEKLY: Calving Success Depends on Management, Mineral Nutrition

Alltech On-Farm Specialist, Tom Lorenzen, suggests management practices for successful calving this spring, as warmer temperatures start to set in. 

FARMING LIFE: Rumen function drives cow performance

YEA-SACC, manufactured by Alltech ®, is a very effective form of yeast, which acts to normalise rumen function. This, in turn, drives performance by maximising milk input from every kilo of ration fed,” said Richard McClure, from Coleraine-based McClure Farms. 

SILICON REPUBLIC: Alltech Founder Encourages Young Entrepreneurs to Lead Early

Silicon Republic reports on Dr. Pearse Lyons' words of wisdom to future entrepreneurs as he received an honorary doctorate at Dublin City University (DCU).  

CHILLED MAGAZINE: Kentucky Rye Barrel IPA Seasonal and Single Barrel Town Branch Bourbon Flow Into Market

This article in Chilled Magazine takes a refreshing look at Kentucky Rye Barrel IPA limited edition seasonal beer from Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. The new brew is aged for six weeks in Town Branch® Rye whiskey barrels, as well as Kentucky bourbon barrels.

WATT FEED MANAGEMENT: Rethinking NRC mineral levels in swine diets

New research indicates that the digestibility of innate minerals should not be ignored in feed formulations because they influence overall mineral nutrition.

DAIRYBUSINESS WEEKLY: Trace Minerals Help Cows Have Healthy Udders, Immune Systems

Alltech's Mineral Management expert,  Roger Scaletti, gives an exclusive interview on why organic or proteinate forms of minerals are needed for udder health protection.

DAIRY HERD MANAGEMENT: Mycotoxins Could Minimize Milk Tank Returns

Alltech's survey of 59 North American corn silage samples across the U.S. and Canada from from September to November 2014 were tested for mycotoxin contamination. The results prove that the risk for dairy cows is high. Dairy producers will want to check out the results of the survey and adopt a mycotoxin control program.