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DAIRY BUSINESS WEEKLY: Calving Success Depends on Management, Mineral Nutrition

Alltech On-Farm Specialist, Tom Lorenzen, suggests management practices for successful calving this spring, as warmer temperatures start to set in. 

FARMING LIFE: Rumen function drives cow performance

YEA-SACC, manufactured by Alltech ®, is a very effective form of yeast, which acts to normalise rumen function. This, in turn, drives performance by maximising milk input from every kilo of ration fed,” said Richard McClure, from Coleraine-based McClure Farms. 

CHILLED MAGAZINE: Kentucky Rye Barrel IPA Seasonal and Single Barrel Town Branch Bourbon Flow Into Market

This article in Chilled Magazine takes a refreshing look at Kentucky Rye Barrel IPA limited edition seasonal beer from Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. The new brew is aged for six weeks in Town Branch® Rye whiskey barrels, as well as Kentucky bourbon barrels.

SILICON REPUBLIC: Alltech Founder Encourages Young Entrepreneurs to Lead Early

Silicon Republic reports on Dr. Pearse Lyons' words of wisdom to future entrepreneurs as he received an honorary doctorate at Dublin City University (DCU).  

WATT FEED MANAGEMENT: Rethinking NRC mineral levels in swine diets

New research indicates that the digestibility of innate minerals should not be ignored in feed formulations because they influence overall mineral nutrition.

DAIRYBUSINESS WEEKLY: Trace Minerals Help Cows Have Healthy Udders, Immune Systems

Alltech's Mineral Management expert,  Roger Scaletti, gives an exclusive interview on why organic or proteinate forms of minerals are needed for udder health protection.

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.