Skip to main content

Dairy Cow Articles

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.

Alltech Wisconsin Dairy School gives guidance on preparing for the next generation of dairy farming

[GREEN BAY, Wis.] – More than 220 dairy farmers, nutritionists and industry professionals gathered at Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers, on Nov.

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.

Designing dairy free stalls for cow comfort

There are two important parts to free stalls. One is the neck rail.

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

Cows lined up eating.

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.

Great Green

Three U.S. dairy producers experience the luck of the Irish with the Alltech and KEENAN Great Green Getaway…

Ashley Irvin from Tennessee, Hans Greisen from Wisconsin, and Mary Van Rossum from Wisconsin, were selected by a live, random draw during the 2017 World Dairy Expo to win a trip for two to Irel