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RFD-TV: Alltech Visits Nashville

Alltech Crop Science’s Bob Webb joined RFD-TV’s Market Day Report and discussed Alltech’s holistic approach from seed to feed to food.

DRINKS INDUSTRY IRELAND: Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co

Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co produces award-winning beer and spirits and is one of a handful of joint brewing and distilling operations in the world. 

FEED BUSINESS WORLDWIDE: Why do Pigs get Sick?

It is a tough question to answer – why do pigs get sick? It is a fact that opportunistic pathogens exist in the immediate surroundings of the pig. These bacteria, viruses and parasites wait for a break in the defence system and invade and infect. Different types of bacteria and viruses can thrive on the skin, in the mouth, nostrils and even in reproductive and excretory organs. Given the opportunity, these pathogens stake a claim on the affected part of the body and proliferate unless they are stopped by the immune defences.

FEED BUSINESS WORLDWIDE: Small Ideas, Big Impact

Alltech’s forward-looking founder Dr. T Pearse Lyons once said, “Using yeast as a catalyst, we built a business. That business stretches from the human side, all the way through animals, to baker’s yeast, supplements, but most of our business has to do with improving the health of animals.” Simple, yet time-tested ideas like this are indeed the catalyst for Alltech’s impactful growth over the years, as Dr. Mark Lyons, Global Vice President and Head of Greater China, explains to FEED Business Worldwide in an interview.

FEEDNAVIGATOR.COM: Alltech files patent on system to evalute the impact of feed on livestock carbon footprint

Alltech has filed a patent on a method for estimating and optimising feed efficiency and carbon footprint for livestock. The system allows for adjustments to be made in an animal's feed to improve meat production, while reducing waste, said the global nutrition company. 

FEED COMPOUNDER: Alltech 31st Annual International Symposium

Former U.S. Secretary of State General Colin Powell addressed a packed audience at the opening session of the Alltech REBELATION, an international conference exploring innovation, inspiration and world changing ideas. 

FEED COMPOUNDER: Green Pages - Free Trade Topics from the Island of Ireland

Get up to date the latest news, views and hot topics in the agriculture industry in Ireland. The Alltech on-farm team discuss the increase in compound feed sales,  highlight the rise soil P levels in Northern Ireland and reflect on the annual Alltech REBELation symposium. 

IRISH FARMERS MONTHLY: Are Low Butterfat Levels Costing You Money?

As we approach mid-summer, there is a lot of discussion surrounding low butterfat levels in milk. While a decline in butterfat levels are common during spring months when cows are grazing on lush grass, this issue can continue through the summer months. Sarah Maher, technical advisor at Alltech Ireland, highlights the solutions to improve butterfat levels in milk production.   

FARM & LIVESTOCK DIRECTORY: Don't Let The Summer Heat Spoil Your Herd's Milking Potential

Milk prices have been falling this spring, so now keeping herds healthy and protected from mastitis is integrally important. Heat, humidity and various factors can contribute to the spread of the bacteria. Roger Scaletti, one of Alltech's dairy experts in milk quality, outlines five tips to keeping dairy herds healthy. 

FARM & LIVESTOCK DIRECTORY: Five Ways To Keep Your Pigs from Sizzling This Summer

Things are heating up this summer, and heat can cause a lot of stress for farm animals, especially pigs, due to their inability to thoroughly cool themselves down. It is important to make sure adjustments are made to their environment and proper care is given. In this article, Alltech's Russell Gilliam, U.S. swine business manager, suggests five key management areas for combating the heat and humidty this summer. 

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