September 10, 2014
Within the framework of Alltech's expansion plans for Latin America, the company recently opened a new office in Paraguay, marking a total of 14 offices, nine manufacturing facilities, four distributors and 1,028 employees in the region.
August 28, 2014
"When it comes to hiring really what we have is a jigsaw puzzle," says Aoife Lyons, Director of Educational Initiatives at Alltech. Resumes, references and interviews are the traditional pieces to the hiring puzzle, Lyons relayed during Alltech’s 30th Annual International Symposium in Lexington, Ken.
The fourth piece to the jigsaw: psychometric testing.
Alltech has been using psychometric tests for more than 10 years to help prevent employee turnover and reduce the costs incurred through rehiring.
August 25, 2014
The 2014 Games, which began Aug. 23 and will run through Sept. 7, will see more than 1,000 athletes from a record 74 countries, including 12 that haven't sent participants before, compete for world championship titles. Attendance is expected to top 500,000, according to Fabien Grobon, executive director of the Normandy 2014 organizing committee.
Alltech is using its sponsorship of the Games to highlight agriculture and the heroic role farmers play in feeding the world. “…Alltech has turned its pavilion into a celebration of agriculture…”
August 24, 2014
A dairy cows diet - especially essential trace minerals - plays a role in minimising mastitis.
August 18, 2014
(REUTERS) Dave Wiechert of Nashville, Illinois, does good business most years cleaning seed for farmers in preparation for planting season. But this year, Wiechert is doing big business after harvest: cleaning fungus off wheat so farmers can sell it.
The "head scab" fungus can produce vomitoxin, a chemical that is poisonous to humans and livestock when consumed at high levels. This year, soft red winter wheat has been hit badly by the fungus, which develops when it rains during the crop's key growing period.
August 14, 2014
Aquaculture expansion will require the use of alternative lipid sources to maintain performance as well as provide nutritional value to consumers.
August 14, 2014
Alltech reports higher yields, quality and feed value due to new biological products for field crops.
August 12, 2014
A roundtable discussion, among poultry producers, veterinarians and nutritionists, at Alltech’s International Poultry Forum, examined steps that can be taken to make antibiotic-free poultry production as efficient as possible.
August 8, 2014
Global aquaculture production continues to flourish while the market is in short supply of fishmeal and fish oil. Feed conversion rates in salmon farming have decreased 30 percent in the past three decades. The emergence of new raw materials calls for a better understanding of the needs for specific amino acids and the protein content of feed that can be reduced.
August 8, 2014
Progressive Dairyman give an overview of what happened at the annual Alltech 30th International Symposium.