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New Alltech E-CO2 website offers routes to greater farm efficiency

[STAMFORD, UK] Leading agri-environmental consultancy Alltech E-CO2 has launched a new website offering farmers and the wider food industry valuable knowledge on resource efficiency. In addition to free farm efficiency assessments, the site also hosts new interactive ‘virtual farm’ graphics that provide quick and easy information on the main origins of carbon emissions.

Alltech joins the Soil and Fertilizer Alliance of China, Dr. Mark Lyons named vice president

Dr. Mark Lyons, Alltech’s global vice president and head of Greater China, has been named vice president of the Soil and Fertilizer Alliance of China, which Alltech recently joined.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – In an effort to improve soil quality and environmental protection in China, various key players from soil, fertilizer and livestock industries formed the Soil and Fertilizer Alliance of China (SFAC) in February 2016. Alltech, guided by its founding ACE principle of positively benefiting the animal, the consumer and the environment, has joined the SFAC. Dr. Mark Lyons, Alltech’s global vice president and head of Greater China, has been named SFAC vice president.

High levels of mycotoxins present in 2016 Alltech Canada Harvest Analysis

[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – The Alltech® Mycotoxin Management team analyzed corn, spring wheat, barley and triticale samples from across Canada as part of the 2016 Alltech Canada Harvest Analysis. The results indicated a high risk for the presence of mycotoxins in total mixed rations (TMR), distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and silage. On average, 3.8 different mycotoxins were present in the TMR and DDGS samples collected.

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.

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