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FEED NAVIGATOR: Hike in mycotoxin threat for ruminants in US: Alltech

It may be time for US producers to recheck corn silage quality as mycotoxin levels have been increasing since September. North American corn silage samples are continuing to test positive for levels of Type A Trichothecene mycotoxins, or T-2 group mycotoxins, and levels have been increasing, said Max Hawkins, mycotoxin management team nutritionist with Alltech. 

Alltech: What if you could get more from less?

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For more than 20 years, Alltech has been a world leader in supplying organic minerals to the industry and continues to lead the way in terms of published research in the area of mineral nutrition. Published by:

WATTAGNET.COM: Pig breeder ensures production, meat quality through feed

Pig breeder ensures production, meat quality through feed
Locally sourced grains come with the pitfalls of regional crops conditions. This case study explores how one company maintains its feed quality. 

FEED NAVIGATOR: Mycotoxin mitigation in silage one of the objectives of a new alliance for Alltech

Mycotoxin mitigation in silage one of the objectives of a new alliance for Alltech
Silage quality is one of the goals of a new tie-up between Alltech and Rothamsted Research. The overarching aim of the alliance, said Alltech, is the development of sustainable arable and livestock systems with the added value of improving homegrown feed, and improving animal health. 

AGRI-VIEW: See glimpse of obstacles to 2050 challenge

“How to Feed the World: 2050” was the name of a forum hosted in 2009 by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. A global population of 9.1 billion people in 2050 will require food production to increase by 70 percent, the organization stated at that forum. The organization also estimated that annual cereal production would need to increase by another 1 billion metric tonnes and meat production would need to increase to a total of 470 million tonnes by 2050.

DAIRY BUSINESS WEST: Reduce Your Dairy's Carbon Footprint = More Profit

In 2008, the U.S. dairy industry set a goal to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for fluid milk production by 25% by 2020. The expiration date for that goal is only four short years in the future.

THE CATTLE BUSINESS WEEKLY: Novel nutritional ideas for feedlot cattle

Research compares feedlot performance of cattle fed diets supplemented with organic trace minerals vs.cattle fed more typical diets. 

FEEDLOT: Better understanding of the gut health challenge

Each year, tens of thousands of young calves are received at feedlots and the challenges begin. Pre-receiving environment and management, health status, weather and feed quality can all influence on the calves’ start. Hospital pens are prepped, medical supplies ordered and pen riders are prepared to start working with calves that begin to have health issues and fall behind. 

FEED NAVIGATOR: Alltech's US dairy diet data paint regional picture

Information gathered by Alltech on regional feed ingredients has helped create a portrait of four regional diet variations for dairy cattle.    The work, done by Alltech's In Vitro Fermentation Model (IFM) laboratory, offers a diagnostic tool to help mitigate diet formulation issues or can be used to maximize benefits, said Kamal Mjoun, a research scientist at the lab. 

IRISH FARMERS MONTHLY: Carlow student wins top science award

An IT Carlow postgraduate research student has won a prestigious international science competition and will shortly be US-bound to compete in a grand final and the chance of a once-in-a-lifetime postdoctoral position with the global biotechnology company, Alltech. Richard Lally, a postgraduate student at IT Carlow’s enviroCO