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7 tips for managing field mycotoxins

Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) Brian Springer explains several methods for preventing and dealing with molds and mycotoxins.

John Power: Growing forward with new digital tools

How important to the future of farming are advanced technologies such as automation and artificial intelligence? Can technology help fill the void created by labor shortages? Joining us with a bird's eye view of this new era in agriculture…

John Perry: Is the pesticide industry headed toward science — or science fiction?

Just as consumers demanded — and received — antibiotic-free meat, the drumbeat is building for pesticide-free crop production. Is that a realistic goal? What are the trade-offs? John Perry, agronomic services team manager with Simplot…

Severe weather across the U.S. resulting in high risk for mycotoxins

Each growing season can present its own unique challenges, from hot temperatures and drought to excess rainfall and flooding. Extreme weather conditions can not only reduce yield but also delay harvest, increase plant stress and lead to…

Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou: The global rise of CRISPR

The global population is growing at a rate that will outpace our food supply. How do we feed the world without exhausting its resources? CRISPR has proven to be a sustainable solution, but will regulations and public perception allow…

Amino acids are critical to plant health, helping offset external stressors and even contributing to new growths of other parts of the plant.

Amino Acids: What are they and what do they do?

Amino acids are critical to plant health, helping offset external stressors and even contributing to new growths of other parts of the plant.

Alltech Crop Science sows seeds of sustainability for Town Branch Distillery

Alltech’s Town Branch Distillery will source locally-grown, non-GMO corn from the farm of Alltech co-founder Deirdre Lyons for use in Town Branch® Bourbon and Town Branch® Rye. The crop is cultivated using natural solutions from Alltech’s…

Identify mold growth and protect your feed quality during harvest months

With harvest time quickly approaching, it's important to check your feed for mycotoxins and be on guard with solutions.

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Alltech Crop Science expands product line in Canada

Alltech Crop Science, the agronomic division of Alltech, is proud to announce the addition of three new products to its Canadian line. Natures Basics®, Liqui-Plex® Cu and Liqui-Plex® Zn join the company’s other offerings, which include…