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Fresh start: Success on the cattle farm

Fresh start: Success on the cattle farm

2017 was a hard year for many producers, with many difficulties that could not have been prevented. However, the new year is an opportunity for a fresh start.

High levels of mycotoxins in 2017 harvests: Can you safeguard your animals and salvage your feeds?

Silage samples from across the U.S., Canada and Europe have shown high levels of mycotoxins, according to the Alltech 2017 Harvest Analysis.

Nature’s fury: Natural disasters and agriculture in 2017

Nature’s fury: Natural disasters and agriculture in 2017

Nature has menacing ways of reminding us who has the ultimate upper hand.

Farming the future: What's on the horizon?

Farming the future: What's on the horizon?

The following is an edited transcript of Tom Martin’s discussion with a panel of experts on the future of farming. Click below to hear the full discussion:

ACE-ing sustainability: Part II, "A" is for animal

ACE-ing sustainability: Part II, "A" is for animal

A 20th century vision that was ahead of its time remains so today, some 30 years after its conception: The Alltech ACE principle is a corporate “North Star,” serving as a guide to a more sustainabl

Canadian Harvest

Alltech 2017 Canadian Harvest Analysis indicates high levels of mycotoxins

High levels of deoxynivalenol (DON) and zearalenone (ZEA) present in grain and forage samples across Canada

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Alltech launches Blueprint® beef nutrition program tour

[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Designed through decades of practical application to unlock the genetic potential of livestock and support the animal throughout all phases of production, Alltech is proud to lau

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Fumonisin in the feed: Understanding the hidden threat to cattle health

When consumed by animals, fumonisin affects several biological systems, leading to reduced feed intake and efficiency and liver damage. If contaminated feeds must be used to feed cattle, producers may use elevators to blend corn and reduce…

Beef

Fumonisin in the feed: Understanding the hidden threat to cattle health

Reports of high concentrations of fumonisin in corn have come from Texas and other surrounding states.

What are they thinking?

Documenting trends is the closest thing in business to peering into a crystal ball.