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FEED NAVIGATOR: Weather Conditions likely Cause of High Mycotoxin Risk for Canadian Producers

FEED NAVIGATOR: Weather Conditions likely Cause of High Mycotoxin Risk for Canadian Producers

December 07, 2017

Alltech’s analysis of Canadian feed ingredients highlights multiple presences and the need for feed testing, says Dr. Alexandra Weaver, mycotoxing management technical specialist with Alltech. The company showed results from a series of…

THE WESTERN PRODUCER: Mycotoxin Testing Urged Despite Dry Year on Prairies

THE WESTERN PRODUCER: Mycotoxin Testing Urged Despite Dry Year on Prairies

November 30, 2017

Livestock producers are urged to test feed for toxins and mold that can cause cattle to lose weight and lead to reduced milk production. Farmers should be testing their grains and forages for mycotoxins before feeding them to livestock,…

PETFOOD INDUSTRY: Aging Dogs and Humans Benefit from Functional Ingredients

PETFOOD INDUSTRY: Aging Dogs and Humans Benefit from Functional Ingredients

November 28, 2017

Over the past several decades, scientists have compiled a body of evidence that aging dogs and humans experience similar physical changes and challenges. Likewise, certain functional ingredients may help both senior pets and their owners…

TRI-STATE LIVESTOCK NEWS: What’s In The Bunk?

TRI-STATE LIVESTOCK NEWS: What’s In The Bunk?

November 28, 2017

For some areas of South Dakota, a hot and dry summer was followed by a wet fall and a hard freeze has yet to set in for the winter months. These factors have created the perfect storm for molds to grow in the state's corn fields, and…

CANADIAN POULTRY: China’s Poultry Industry in Transition

CANADIAN POULTRY: China’s Poultry Industry in Transition

November 24, 2017

According to Dr. Mark Lyons, global vice-president and head of Greater China for Alltech, it takes courage and commitment to succeed in the Chinese market, where transparency is the new focus. Along with other sectors, China’s agriculture…

RFD-TV: 2017 Alltech Wisconsin Dairy School

RFD-TV: 2017 Alltech Wisconsin Dairy School

November 07, 2017

Brad Rortvedt, regional sales manager for Alltech, speaks about the upcoming 2017 Alltech Wisconsin Dairy School to take place Nov. 30 in Green Bay, WI. The 15th annual event will focus on integrating tradition with technologies and helps…

NAFB: Combating Mycotoxins in Corn Silage

NAFB: Combating Mycotoxins in Corn Silage

November 01, 2017

Corn growers should be aware of mycotoxins as they harvest this fall. Dr. Max Hawkins of Alltech’s mycotoxin management team says in 2016 corn grows faced challenges from mycotoxins and those challenges seem likely to show up again this…

AGWEB: Blockchains: Shared, Traceable, Transparent Ledgers for Recordkeeping

AGWEB: Blockchains: Shared, Traceable, Transparent Ledgers for Recordkeeping

October 31, 2017

Simply put, blockchains are shared, traceable and transparent ledgers for record keeping. They capture information for each transaction in a supply chain to better understand what’s happening in the transactions. “Traceability is a…

GROWING PRODUCE: Is the Robotic Revolution Coming to Farming?

GROWING PRODUCE: Is the Robotic Revolution Coming to Farming?

October 31, 2017

Is the Robotic Revolution Coming to Farming? Growers invest in expensive equipment not because it looks cool, but because it makes them more efficient so they will be more profitable in the long run. Aidan Connolly, Chief Innovation…

FARM BUSINESS: Alltech launches biogas solution in the U.K.

FARM BUSINESS: Alltech launches biogas solution in the U.K.

October 31, 2017

With nearly 40 years’ experience in the fermentation of yeast for the animal health industry, Alltech is now extending this know-how to the U.K. anaerobic digestion (AD) sector following the development of Digest P3, an enzyme complex…