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Coppens International unveils breakthrough aquatic feed innovations for 2017

Coppens International – An Alltech company and leading European aquaculture solutions and nutrition provider, unveils breakthrough aquatic feed innovations for 2017. The inclusion of several Alltech nutritional solutions offers exciting advancement for the aquatic feed market. Pictured is the Coppens International production facility, Nettetal, Germany.
[HELMOND, the Netherlands] – 2016 was a busy year for Coppens International, an Alltech company and leading international aquatic feed solutions provider. Since joining Alltech, collaboration between the companies’ research teams has resulted in a wide range of projects. These projects include the introduction of several new algae products containing innovative Alltech technologies, such as the revolutionary sustainable fish oil replacer ForPlusTM, to the Coppens International aquatic product range.

11 students selected for Alltech-Elite Cattleman Program Alliance internship program in Ireland

Eleven students received training in animal nutrition, English and Irish etiquette at the Alltech Beijing office on Jan. 6, 2017.
[BEIJING] – Following a rigorous application and screening process, 11 Chinese students from seven agricultural universities in China have been selected for the Alltech-Elite Cattleman Program Alliance (ECPA) Ireland Internship Program. At the end of January, they will depart for Ireland to start a five-week internship with Alltech’s funding.

New Alltech E-CO2 website offers routes to greater farm efficiency

[STAMFORD, UK] Leading agri-environmental consultancy Alltech E-CO2 has launched a new website offering farmers and the wider food industry valuable knowledge on resource efficiency. In addition to free farm efficiency assessments, the site also hosts new interactive ‘virtual farm’ graphics that provide quick and easy information on the main origins of carbon emissions.

Alltech joins the Soil and Fertilizer Alliance of China, Dr. Mark Lyons named vice president

Dr. Mark Lyons, Alltech’s global vice president and head of Greater China, has been named vice president of the Soil and Fertilizer Alliance of China, which Alltech recently joined.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – In an effort to improve soil quality and environmental protection in China, various key players from soil, fertilizer and livestock industries formed the Soil and Fertilizer Alliance of China (SFAC) in February 2016. Alltech, guided by its founding ACE principle of positively benefiting the animal, the consumer and the environment, has joined the SFAC. Dr. Mark Lyons, Alltech’s global vice president and head of Greater China, has been named SFAC vice president.

High levels of mycotoxins present in 2016 Alltech Canada Harvest Analysis

[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – The Alltech® Mycotoxin Management team analyzed corn, spring wheat, barley and triticale samples from across Canada as part of the 2016 Alltech Canada Harvest Analysis. The results indicated a high risk for the presence of mycotoxins in total mixed rations (TMR), distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and silage. On average, 3.8 different mycotoxins were present in the TMR and DDGS samples collected.