July 25, 2016
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] – With water contributing to the cost of milk sold on many dairy farms, the availability of a new independently accredited assessment tool to measure and monitor consumption could be a significant cost saver for the industry. The new Dairy Aqua-print™ water footprinting tool has been developed by Alltech E-CO2 as an addition to its existing carbon and cost of production tools, and can also be used as a stand-alone assessment.
July 20, 2016
[NEW ORLEANS] – No matter where poultry operations place their mission statement on the spectrum of traditional and antibiotic-free production, the consumer-driven issue is having a “snowball” effect on the industry. This fact was evident as 650 poultry academia and industry members packed the Symposium: Challenges with Antibiotic-Free Poultry Production sponsored by Alltech at the 105th Poultry Science Association (PSA) meeting in New Orleans last week.
July 18, 2016
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – As World Population Day places focus on population issues this month, Alltech Crop Science continues to look at what the world needs to feed itself. The company believes in applying technology at a local level to meet growing global needs. In particular, the company is looking at serving the needs of a rapidly growing middle class in China.
July 14, 2016
[BONN, Germany] – Nine young leaders from across the globe gathered in Bonn, Germany, for the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ)–Alltech Young Leaders in Agricultural Journalism boot camp. The nine bright minds learned lessons in leadership and professional development in order to advance the agriculture industry.
July 11, 2016
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] – The European Commission recently published new regulations for the reauthorisation of zinc feed additives in the European Union (EU). The new regulation approves the use of zinc feed additives for a period of 10 years and contains a number of changes compared to the previous authorisation in relation to placing zinc additives on the EU market. The most notable change is the introduction of a brand-new classification of zinc chelate called zinc chelate of protein hydrolysates.