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THE IRISH FARMERS JOURNAL: Alltech and Teagasc to bring Chinese Interns to Irish Farms

Alltech has signed a five-year agreement with China Agricultural University (CAU) to bring Chinese students to Ireland for work experience at its Meath HQ and on farms. The animal health and nutrition firm Alltech announced on Thursday that it would welcome up to six students from Beijing's CAU at a time under a new Irish On-Farm Internship programme. The Chinese graduates will work in Alltech’s european headquarters in Dunboyne while underta

DAIRY GLOBAL: Heat Stress: An Increasing Risk for European Cows

As climate change becomes an omnipresent issue in global agriculture, heat stress in Europe will become an increasing issue in, not only the usual areas, such as the Mediterranean and Central Europe but also in more temperate countries like UK, Germany and France.

FISH FARMER: Game Changer

Clients can expect significant improvements in the health and weight of fish - and a strong return on investment - with Alltech's nutritive solutions for the industry. 

WORLD POULTRY: Organic Selenium Boosts Poultry Meat Quality

Faster growing animals require higher antioxidant status to protect the cell membranes and to boost immunity. Adding the antioxidany Seleniu, to the diet of the chicken also benefits the meat quality traits. 

THE SUNDAY BUSINESS POST: The Future of Food - Competitive Sustainability

By generating more milk whilst reducing gas emmissions, Ireland can lead the way in sustainable dairy production, generating profits along the way. 

AQUAFEED: Improving Fish Performance with Solid State Fermentation

Dr. Keith Filer, Project Manager, Alltech Aquaculture Research, discusses the use of enzymes like Alltech's Allzyme® SSF to improve aquaculture production in this detailed study. Enzymes provide an opportunity to remove fish meal in fish diets and maintain performance.

PROGRESSIVE DAIRYMAN: Don't Let Mycotoxins Intercept Your Profits

Nick Adams, global sales director for the Alltech Mycotoxin Management Program, talks about the harmful effects mycotoxins and other contaminants in feed can have on dairy cows and milk production. After examining more than 90 peer-reviewed papers, it was calculated that cows may produce 1.6 L of milk per day less when consuming mycotoxins. With this loss of performance, profits per cow are estimated to fall a stifling $1.54 per day.

THE TELEGRAPH: The importance of Food Security and Feeding the World

In 2012 Aidan Connolly, now the chief innovation officer at Alltech, along with 24 agribusiness experts considered the challenge of feeding the growing global population with limited resources, such as land and water, and threats from environmental and political arenas. Together they produced an in-depth paper presenting GLIMPSE, an acronym for the seven primary impediments to this challenge. 

PROGRESSIVE DAIRYMAN: "Power Through People" Given At Global Dairy and Beef Event

Dr. Aoife Lyons, a licensed clinical psychologist with Alltech, discussed the benefits of psychometric testing in the hiring process at Alltech's Global Dairy & Beef. Eighty-five percent of Fortune 500 companies, including Kraft, Tesco and Kellogg, use psychometric testing as part of their hiring procedure. Coca-Cola, after implementing personality testing, has experienced a 55 percent decrease in terminations, resulting in an additional $22 million in sales. 

FEED BUSINESS WORLDWIDE: Contamination in Asian Feeds 'Alarming' -- Alltech

The results of Alltech's 2015 Heavy Metal Survey revealed at the VIV Asia 2015 held in Bangkok, Thailand, showed that 20 percent of the 498 samples tested were contaminated with at least one heavy metal above acceptable EU levels. Alltech Asia-Pacific mineral manager, Tara Jarman, and global director of minerals for Alltech, Steve Elliott, provide their insight on those findings and explain how Alltech's organic minerals can serve as a solution. 

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