November 20, 2014
Fish-raised ingredients have long been a staple in petfoods because they're a good source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids. Alltech Inc. has invested US$200 million to develop a heterotrophic algae production facility in Winchester, Kentucky USA. Terrence O'Keefe, content director of agri-business for Watt Global Media recently toured the plant.
November 12, 2014
Irish agri-businesses wanting to develop opportunities in China must have a presence on the ground, according to Alltech Director Mark Lyons. Speaking to Agriland at a reception hosted by Ireland’s Ambassador to China Paul Kavanagh and the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Minister Simon Coveney, for Chinese agri-food leaders, the Alltech representative also pointed to the extremely fast moving pace at which the various business sectors within China are developing.
November 12, 2014
Alltech's Mycotoxin Management Program captured another victory this week for its extensive mycotoxin inspection program. The Analytical Services Laboratory of Alltech, Inc. has been awarded ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation, an international standard that recognizes the competence of testing laboratories.
November 11, 2014
Ever-present in our environment and a potential threat to the health and productivity of even the best-run dairy herds, mycotoxins produced by moulds in feed ingredients should now be on every herd manager’s radar.
According to Nick Adams, leader of Alltech’s global mycotoxin management team, these moulds are likely to be responsible for numerous undiagnosed health issues in UK dairy cattle, even when growing or harvesting conditions are reasonable.
November 3, 2014
A growing shift among U.S. restaurants and food companies toward meat produced without antibiotics is prompting farmers to embrace unconventional treatments to help poultry and livestock fend off disease.
"Companies are saying that is not a lot of time, and want to see a full program implemented right away," said Aidan Connolly, chief innovation officer for Alltech, which develops feed supplements for poultry, hogs, cattle and other animals using yeasts, sugars and enzymes.
October 31, 2014
Animal nutrition firm, Alltech, says its tie-up with Nestlé on an educational initiative for China’s dairy sector is trying to improve the environmental profile of the dairy sector there but is primarily aimed at lowering feed costs and boosting milk yields.
October 24, 2014
In the final video of a five-part series about investigating and solving cow management issues, Alltech Dairy Specialist Tom Lorenzen describes how milking ability can be affected by employees and routine.
October 24, 2014
Farmers from across the globe, no matter their style of farming or type of end product, size of operation or amount of income, are all in the same business: farming. David Butler put this in perspective at the Alltech Global Beef & Dairy meetings during my trip to Normandy, France, earlier this year.
October 21, 2014
Anna Murphy profiles Dr. Pearse Lyons who has made an outstanding contribution to science and industry for over thirty years.
October 17, 2014
In the fourth video of a five-part series about investigating and solving cow management issues, Alltech Dairy Specialist Tom Lorenzen describes how milking ability can be affected by the equipment or employees.