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Alltech's 21st European Lecture Tour to explore effects of increased ethanol production

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[Dunboyne, Ireland] -- Alltech announces the details of its 21st annual European Lecture Tour (ELT) titled "Feed, food or fuel. Is ethanol production from corn taking food from our plate? ?The tour addresses one of the most topical issues currently affecting the animal feed industry. The extensive lecture tour will visit 39 countries in Europe and Africa/Middle East, beginning February 12 in Cork, Ireland, and concluding on March 23 in Casablanca, Morocco.

As ethanol production rises, so do mycotoxin problems

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[Lexington, Kentucky] -- While Americans search for cheaper fuel, the damages wrought on the animal agriculture industry is far-reaching.? As has been well-documented, the demand for ethanol is booming throughout the United States and, as a result, raising the price of corn globally.? To offset the rise in prices, farmers are using the by-product from ethanol production, dried distiller's grains with solubles (DDGS) to feed their animals.? While this is a great source of protein, it can also present several challenges.?

New Mineral Directory launched

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[Dunboyne, Ireland] -- Alltech and Context Products have recently published a new reference guide entitled The Minerals Directory, an essential review of minerals and trace minerals in livestock with key information from aluminium to zinc. The publication gives readers an overview of 27 minerals and trace minerals in animal nutrition. It contains information on mineral sources, functions, benefits, absorption, metabolism, antagonists, requirements and more.

Alltech booth to feature Kentucky Ale and guitars in the Music City

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[Lexington, Kentucky] -- Global animal health company Alltech will exhibit at booth #224 at the 2007 National Cattlemen's Beef Association Convention and Tradeshow in Nashville, Tennessee. During the show, which runs from January 31 - February 3, Alltech will offer several opportunities for attendees to learn about and discuss current challenges facing the beef industry. On Thursday and Friday evening, there will be a happy hour with live music, hors d'oeuvres, and Alltech's very own Kentucky Ale.

U.S. and Canadian farmers express great concerns with ethanol

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[Lexington, Kentucky] -- More than 1,000 farmers, nutritionists, feed mill managers, students, and journalists attended Alltech's 2007 North American Lecture Tour (NALT).? The topic, "An Industry in Crisis," addressed the growing concern about the amount of corn being diverted from animal agriculture to ethanol production.? The problem facing animal agriculture is twofold:?

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