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Walking the fields: Wet weather exposes wheat to mold and mycotoxins

According to Dr. Max Hawkins, nutritionist with Alltech’s Mycotoxin Management team, ponds created by excessive rainfall in the eastern Cornbelt, can cause lost crops, nitrogen deficiency, variation in crop across the field, increase in diseases and subsequent molds and mycotoxin production. Hawkins shared the latest crop results from Alltech’s 37+® analysis during the company’s annual webinar, ‘Walking the Fields.’
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Before the combines hit the fields this fall for harvest, farmers may want to keep a watchful eye on their crop quality. Preliminary testing over the summer months of the 2015 North America wheat crop, conducted by Alltech’s 37+® mycotoxin analysis, shows an average 3.2 mycotoxins per sample, with Deoxynivalenol (DON) the most predominant toxin.

Alltech recruits recent graduates for its corporate career development program, accepting applications now

Alltech is accepting applications from Aug.17-Sept. 30 for its fourth Alltech Corporate Career Development Program. The 2015 Alltech Corporate Career Development Program (CDP) consisted of talented members from around the globe. The CDP members of last year’s class are joined here by Alltech’s Dr. Aoife Lyons, Suniti Mujumdar, Richard Feuerstein and Jan Edward Lim.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – The world could be at the fingertips of students from around the world through the fourth annual Alltech Corporate Career Development Program. Now accepting online applications from Aug. 17 to Sept. 30, Alltech invites recent graduates of bachelor’s or master’s degree programs to apply for the program, which will begin in February for the 2016 group.

Alltech presents student research award to Purdue student, shares latest poultry research at PSA annual meeting

Paulo Rigolin, global poultry director, Alltech presents the 32nd Alltech Student Research manuscript to Xi Chen, Ph.D. candidate and poultry nutrition graduate research assistant, Purdue University, during the 104th annual Poultry Science Association meeting in Louisville, Kentucky, July 27-30.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Alltech presented the 32nd Alltech Student Research manuscript to Xi Chen (XiXi) during the 104th annual Poultry Science Association (PSA) meeting in Louisville, Kentucky, July 27-30.

Lienert meets with pig farmers across the country to address nutritional challenges

More than 130 pig farmers gathered at stops across the country for the Alltech Roadshow, discussing solutions to nutritional challenges facing the Australian pig industry.
[ROSEWORTHY, Australia] – Lienert Australia emphasized its commitment to education in Australia through a recent roadshow, bringing pig farmers together at stops across the country to learn more about improving nutrition. More than 100 pig farmers gathered in New South Wales, South Australia, Queensland and Victoria to hear experts discuss solutions for the challenges facing the Australian pig industry. Local sales representatives welcomed the audience at the eight stops. 

Kentucky Pumpkin Barrel Ale is back; beloved seasonal beer offers flavors of fall

Award-winning Kentucky Pumpkin Barrel Ale from Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. will soon hit the market for the third year. The beloved ale, the first seasonal produced by the brewery, will slowly pour into the market this week, available on tap and in bottles. The beer is brewed with Kentucky-sourced pumpkin, spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice, and aged in bourbon barrels for six weeks.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Award-winning Kentucky Pumpkin Barrel Ale will soon hit the market for the third consecutive year, signaling the fall season just around the corner and conjuring up images of falling leaves and football. The beloved beer was the first seasonal brew launched by Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. in its barrel-aged seasonal series and won a gold medal at the 2014 World Beer Championships, with a score of 94 out of 100.  It will slowly pour into the market this week, available on tap and in bottles.  

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