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Keep air quality, ammonia in check this autumn

A number of management factors can contribute to poor air quality and ammonia in the swine barns, such as overfeeding nutrients as well as reduced ventilation. One nutritional approach that some producers have found as a safe, natural way to reduce emissions and maintain air quality is the addition of a yucca plant extract that binds ammonia.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Fall is in the air. As temperatures decrease and relief begins from the summer sun’s intense rays, swine producers will prepare their facilities for the change in season. “Just as with the summer heat, the fall/winter season also requires proper ventilation,” said Russell Gilliam, U.S. swine business manager for Alltech. “During colder months, a balance to keep air moving, without causing abnormal temperature changes in the barn, must be met.”

Providing crops with a catalyst for growth – Alltech Crop Science to feature at Macfrut, Italy

[Bologna, Italy] – Alltech Crop Science, a division of Alltech, is delighted to join more than 800 exhibitors at Macfrut, Italy’s largest fruit and vegetable professional trade show. Alltech Crop Science will feature at pavilion five, booth number 90-91, with experts available to discuss optimising intensive crop production, in both yield and quality. Alltech Crop Science will showcase natural-based products, residue-free solutions that it provides to the industry which tackle the agronomic and horticultural challenges facing producers across the globe.

Alltech presents latest innovations at 2015 Latin American Poultry Congress

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[GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador] – Between 2002 and 2011, the consumption of poultry meat increased globally by 39 percent. Today poultry is the second most consumed animal protein after seafood and the trend indicates that consumers will continue to demand healthier, enriched and differentiated foods. With improved opportunities, greater challenges to the producer and an increasingly competitive market, the Latin American poultry industry is critical to the global challenge of raising enough protein to feed a world population of nine billion people by 2050.

Alltech Roadshow at World Dairy Expo examines mycotoxin impact

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You’re hired: 2016 Alltech Young Scientist program to include fully-funded Ph.D. and post-doc positions

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[LEXINGTON, Ky.] –The prize package has been sweetened for winners of the annual Alltech Young Scientist program. Beginning in 2016, the world’s largest university-level competition in agriscience will not only publicly honor the overall champions for their scientific discoveries with trophies and cash awards, but will offer fully-funded Ph.D. and post-doctorate positions to the global undergraduate and graduate winners.