February 27, 2014
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Quality control and stringent biosecurity measures were once again reaffirmed as the only precautions swine producers can truly take against PEDv (Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus). After another recent outbreak of the virus, many industry members are now reassessing their feed ingredient sources and tightening the reins on the traceability of their overall management and nutrition programs.
February 26, 2014
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Selenium may be a key ingredient to producing healthier meat and lowering animal cholesterol levels according to researchers at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil. The study aimed to determine the effects of canola oil as a fat source when combined with the antioxidants vitamin E and selenium, as well as determine the metabolic lipid oxidation and nutritional value of the beef. The result – a meat enriched with vitamin E and selenium with lower levels of cholesterol.
February 25, 2014
[Dunboyne, Ireland.] – Global animal health leader Alltech continues to strengthen its European team with the announcement of new hires in both the sales and marketing departments. The newly hired employees will be based across Alltech’s European division from the Czech Republic through to the Republic of Ireland.
February 21, 2014
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Alltech recently landed a top award in technology for its global, company-wide implementation of a Microsoft® suite that has brought Alltech improved efficiency and helped contribute to its double-digit sales growth. The 2014 Customer Excellence Award for Industry Excellence: Manufacturing was awarded to Alltech as part of the Microsoft Dynamics Customer Excellence Awards announced this week.
February 19, 2014
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] –There is no shortage of hot topics in agriculture today... the 2014 Farm Bill, Old Man Winter’s havoc, and increased propane prices are most likely conversations many farmers across the country have discussed the past few weeks. Global animal health leader Alltech would like to add to the dialogue as it challenges attendees to consider “What If?” during its first annual Farm Innovation Series meetings.