January 23, 2007
[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.?
January 22, 2007
[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.
January 19, 2007
[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:?
January 19, 2007
[Lexington, Kentucky] -- Did you know that cheap gas could translate into a global food shortage?? Could the food you eat determine whether or not you get cancer?? Is it possible to avoid the dreaded effects of aging? All of these questions and more will be answered now that global animal health company Alltech and Transylvania University have teamed up to present a four-part lecture series called "Science Made Simple."
January 17, 2007
[Beijing, China] -- Alltech China recently announced that its manufacturing facility has been granted ISO22000 registration. The certificate is one of the first to be awarded to a company in the Chinese feed industry. Alltech China strictly follows a quality control system based upon HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points), and this certification further embodies this.