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Alltech Wisconsin Dairy School brings dairy producers and Packers fans together to focus on metrics

Former Green Bay Packers player Nick Collins (left) with Dan Weiland, Alltech Wisconsin regional sales manager (right). Collins was the keynote speaker at the Alltech Wisconsin Dairy School, which hosted more than 250 farmers, nutritionists and industry professionals to discuss dairy metrics.
[GREEN BAY, Wis.] – More than 250 farmers, nutritionists and industry professionals gathered at Lambeau Field, home field of the Green Bay Packers, last week to discuss dairy metrics and determine “What’s Your Score” at the Alltech Wisconsin Dairy School. The day kicked-off with a pre-conference breakfast, during which three dairy producers from around the United States shared their personal experiences:

Alltech urges dairy farmers to take proactive measures as weather conditions raise risk of mycotoxins

The Alltech® Mycotoxin Management team call on dairy producers to take a proactive approach to mycotoxins, as results from the Alltech European Summer Harvest Analysis indicate high levels of Penicillium, type B trichothecenes and fusaric acid.
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] – Samples recently collected as part of the Alltech European Summer Harvest Analysis indicated a high risk for the presence of mycotoxins in total mixed rations (TMR) and grass silage. The Alltech® Mycotoxin Management team categorised grass silage samples taken from across Ireland and the U.K. as “high risk” due to the fact that 100 percent of the samples analysed contained Penicillium mycotoxins, with the samples containing an average of 978 parts per billion (ppb) and up to 3,389 ppb.

Alltech acquires Solbiosur, a specialised Spanish agricultural and horticultural crop solutions company

Alltech confirmed its acquisition of Solbiosur, a specialised agricultural and horticultural crop solutions company in Spain. Solbiosur is well-regarded in Spain as being a provider of innovative agricultural and horticultural solutions dedicated to improving yield and efficiency for the producer. Pedro Navarro, commercial director at Solbiosur, is pictured alongside Jomi Bernad Blanch, Iberian regional director for Alltech, at the acquisition signing.
[BARCELONA, Spain] – Alltech, a global animal health and nutrition company, has acquired Solbiosur, a specialised agricultural and horticultural crop solutions company in Spain. Solbiosur is well-regarded in Spain as being a provider of innovative agricultural and horticultural solutions dedicated to improving yield and efficiency for the producer. For more than 10 years, Solbiosur has manufactured and distributed agricultural and horticultural solutions that are respectful to the environment and are cost-beneficial for the producer.

New CFIA-approved algae product will enable producers to bring DHA-enriched pork, milk and eggs to market

Now approved by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Alltech’s ForPlus and All-G Rich will enable Canadian producers to enrich pork, milk and eggs with DHA omega-3.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Algae nutritional products from Alltech are now registered with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) for use in the diets of pigs, dairy cows and laying hens. The DHA found within algae can naturally enrich pork, milk and eggs. Canadian dairy, swine and layer producers will be able to market their DHA-enriched products as value-added functional foods, meeting consumer demand for nutrient-rich foods and beverages.

Alltech Crop Science emphasizes the importance of a healthy agribiome on World Soil Day

On World Soil Day, Alltech focuses on soil health as essential to plant health.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Celebrated in several countries on Dec. 5, World Soil Day raises awareness about the importance of soil preservation and stimulates discussion on effective crop practices. These discussions quickly become a call to action. Many producers  are looking to decrease the damage caused by inefficient management practices and, subsequently, improve crop results through a balance in soil microbiology.  

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