January 22, 2016
More than 200 farmers, nutritionists and industry professionals huddled together at Lambeau Field recently to discuss the latest strategies for successful dairy farming and how to achieve their goals for "One team, One dream" within the industry at Alltech Wisconsin's Dairy School.
January 21, 2016
Inconsistent weather patterns in the past summer wreaked havoc on the 2015 on the North American crop, producing irregularities in plant growth and now putting dairy and beef cattle at high risk for mycotoxin exposure. The annual study surveyed 116 North American corn and silage samples from across the United States and Canada from September to November 2015.
January 20, 2016
The Rosenbergs, who milk 700 Holstein cows through a 32-a-side herringbone on their 1012-hectare farm Silver Leigh, use the purpose designed Alltech product and DHA rural supplied, Mycosorb A+ Pellet to protect their herd health from potentially lethal mycotoxins produced for moulds that are surprisingly often found in feed ingredients including grain and silage.
January 20, 2016
Mark Genrich turned to the experts when he found his cattle weren’t achieving the weight gains he would hope. Genrich, who feeds both trade and export cattle in his accredited 150 head Genstock feedlot at Haden north of Toowoomba, said while his cattle had always performed well, there were gains to be made by fine-tuning the nutrition program. After consulting with Lester Handford at DHA Rural Sales in Toowoomba a ready solution was found in adding Alltech’
January 5, 2016
WATTAgNet.com had more than 20,000 unique searches in 2015 for different countries, industry issues and agribusiness companies, among other terms. Seven pig, poultry and animal feed companies from around the world were among the top 100 most-searched-for terms on WATTAgNet over the course of the year. The fourth-ranked, top-searched agribusiness company in 2015 was Alltech.
December 29, 2015
A recent review of scientific trials highlights the usefulness of certain pet food formulation ingredients for gut health. The gut is more than a place for digestion—it is a major point of contact for the immune system, stimulating correct responses for the control of pathogens from the environment that have been consumed.
December 28, 2015
Nearly half the dairy farmers in the UK believe that taking measures to tackle climate change will add costs to their business, writes Chris Harris. However, a recent independent survey of dairy farmers conducted for the on-farm environmental and carbon assessment company Alltech E-CO2 showed that three quarters felt it was important to take action to reduce GHG emissions.
December 22, 2015
Alltech will produce its feed additive Optigen II in Australia for the first time with an expanded production facility in Forbes, New South Wales. Optigen II is a safe and traceable non-protein nitrogen source that can help dairy and beef farmers increase yield. Optigen II is a controlled-release technology designed to provide a safe, concentrated source of ruminally degradable protein.
December 22, 2015
The 2015 Egg week, conducted by both Big Dutchman and Alltech, was successfully able to bring together layer industry leaders and global professionals from around the world in three designated areas in China.
December 21, 2015
Ridley Inc. president and chief executive officer Steve VanRoekel and local city officials cut the ribbon Dec. 18 on the feed company's new headquarters in downtown Mankato, Minn. The Ridley Tower comprises five floors totaling 50,000 sq. ft. The new facility has more usable area than their former location in Mankato and provides improved space for training and conferences, according to the announcement.