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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. 

PROGRESSIVE DAIRYMAN: Dairy Business Planning - The Next Ways To Grow

Alltech's Ann Hess discusses innovative ways in which farmers can grow their businesses, by thinking like business owners and seeking out non-traditional opportunities. The article features highlights from Dr. Damien McLoughlin's presentation on business and entrepreneurship, called "Farm Blueprint - What Will You Do?" at Alltech's Global Dairy & Beef in Deauville, France. McLoughlin is a professor at UCD Smurfit School of Business. 

FEED INTERNATIONAL: Pig Breeder Ensures Production, Meat Quality Through Feed

A case study on how one company maintains its feed quality despite changing conditions in regionally-sourced feed, with a focus on Alltech's MKO program for mycotoxin management. 

DAIRY TODAY: What's In Store For Corn Silage

As a result of drastically changing temperatures in the Midwest, it's no doubt that this year's weather could increase the levels of mold and mycotoxins in stored corn silage. Alltech's Max Hawkins discusses toxicity levels found in samples sent to Alltech's lab since December 2012, and reveals that many of the samples have proven to be at high risk or above for dairy cows. Read the full article for details and information on Alltech's 37+ Mycotoxin Analysis Program. 

RFD-TV: Alltech, Future Of The Food Industry

Alltech's 2015 Feed Survey reports that, with ever-increasing protein consumption worldwide, the feed industry is edging closer to the 1 billion ton mark, with signs that feed prices might move somewhat lower despite the high demand. Watch the video on to learn more.

POULTRY FORTUNE: Alltech Special Feature

"Alltechicans" are curious, creative and ambitious and part of a dynamic team, says Dr. Aoife Lyons. 

THE HINDU BUSINESS LINE: Alltech India to Expand with Crop Science, Dairy Focus

Animal health products maker Alltech has invested $2 million (₹12 crore) to upgrade its Bengaluru production facilities for feed additives, said Aman Sayed, General Manager-South Asia of Alltech Biotechnology. The company will focus on poultry, dairy and aquaculture to script its growth story in India in the next few years. It has opened a warehouse in Kolkata last year to meet the demands of Eastern India and Nepal, he told Business Line.

MIDWEST POULTRY CONSORTIUM: Reviewing Global Experiences with ABF Systems - Implications for Turkeys

Midwest Poultry Consortium reveals the results of Alltech's Global Feed Survey as its findings relate to antibiotic use in turkeys. Overuse of antibiotics in animal feeds is increasingly viewed as one of the potential drivers of microbe resistance, although still controversial. The recent global survey sponsored by Alltech reviewed the growing restrictions on the use of antibiotics as growth promoters. 

WATTAGNET.COM: Long-Term Effect of Reduced AGP Usage -- A Worldview

This article highlights findings of Alltech's 2014 Global Feed Survey, and the results of the livestock industry's push to remove antibiotic growth promoters. The survey focused on the 59 countries where restrictions exist or are likely to be implemented, including 28 from the European Union and the top seven countries in terms of livestock production. 

FEED & GRAIN: Agriculture Takes on the Challenge to Feed the Multitudes

A few decades ago, 'sustainability' was considered a foreign word in ag circles -- now agriculture is seen as a leader in the movement. This special report by Laura Fernandez highlights Alltech's role in feeding the world sustainably, and features an interview with Aidan Connolly, CIO, on how Alltech is helping producers around the world increase their efficiency. "The idea of being sustainable and having a strategy is going to be a must for all agribusinesses. This will not be a choice," he said.