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What are they thinking?

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

Feast or famine?: Facing the future of food security

There is only so much arable land on planet Earth. Only so much water. But people are plentiful and becoming increasingly so, year after year. And people must eat to survive.

Alltech 2017 Harvest Analysis indicates high levels of mycotoxins in corn silage across the U.S.

High levels of risk from DON, fusaric acid, T-2 and fumonisin present

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ACE-ing sustainability: Part III, “C” is for consumer

“Having me on staff, a registered dietitian, working at an animal nutrition and crop science company is really unheard of.”

Dan Olson & Co. Walnuts - Alltech Crop Science Testimonial

Meet Dan Olson. His grandfather came from Sweden and began to grow walnuts in the San Joaquin Valley.

Telmo Cristina, Tomatoes - Alltech Crop Science Testimonial

Telmo Cristina, an industrial tomato producer in central Portugal, tells how Alltech Crop Science solutions improved the quality of his produce and helped him to better meet the demands of the toma

Murphy & Sons Tomatoes - Alltech Crop Science Testimonial

How does Dan Donavan of Murphy and Sons increase yields and improve the quality of his tomatoes which are destined for restaurants like Subway, and What-A-Burger?

3 tips for scouting your crops for disease

When scouting for disease in your crops, it is important to remember that sometimes the cause of the symptoms is not obvious.

Why use biostimulants?

Biostimulants enhance nutrient assimilation and plant development.

Growth isn’t always good

Excessive plant growth can reflect hormonal imbalance Contrary to popular belief, plant growth is not directly linked to an increase in yield.