January 13, 2017
[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.
January 6, 2017
[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.
December 29, 2016
[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.
December 20, 2016
[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:
December 20, 2016
[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.