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Revealing the mycotoxin risk in straw

May 09, 2022

Producers would be advised to pay attention to straw management and mycotoxin risk following analyses of wheat and barley straw samples. Find out more in this recent article published by All About Feed, written by Dr. Radka Borutova. 

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What do pig producers need to know from harvest 2021?

April 19, 2022

What do pig producers need to know from Harvest 2021?  Authors:​ Dr Radka Borutova, Alltech Mycotoxin Management  Harvest 2021 across the key grain-growing regions of the Northern Hemisphere suffered under the weather conditions that prevailed during both the growing season and the actual harvest itself. Europe experienced a combination of drought in southern regions, while […]

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Mycotoxins and pigs: does low risk mean no risk?

December 08, 2021

Mycotoxins and pigs: Does low risk mean no risk?  Authors:​ Dr Radka Borutova, Alltech Mycotoxin Management  Acute mycotoxins in pigs is a relatively rare phenomenon these days, as awareness and technology have increased in recent years. Yet mycotoxins may also be present in low dosages, which can lead to subclinical health problems. Click here to […]

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Climate change and mycotoxins: Untangling a complex web

November 12, 2021

Climate change and mycotoxins: Untangling a complex web Author:​ Nick Adams, Global Director, Alltech Mycotoxin Management  Mycotoxin risk is a dynamic issue for producers globally. With the predicted changes in climate, combined with the drive for more sustainable agriculture practices such as reduced tillage and decreases in chemical usage, this risk is set to evolve […]

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How climate change is changing mycotoxins

November 10, 2021

How climate change is changing mycotoxins Author: Ann Reus, Feed strategy & comments from Dr. Radka Borutova, Alltech Mycotoxin Management  Climate change is contributing to increases in mycotoxin occurrence and prevalence. Experts say the strategy for minimizing the associated risks is multifaceted. Read the full article and learn more here.

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Mycotoxins and their impact on animal welfare and productivity

October 27, 2021

Mycotoxins and their impact on animal welfare and productivity  Author: Dr. Alexandra Weaver, Alltech Mycotoxin Management  The welfare of your animals is an important component of production. Proper nutrition, housing and management all contribute significantly to high standards of physical and mental well-being in animals. However, there are many challenges on-farm that can have equally […]

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Debunking the myths behind mycotoxins: A vet’s view

October 13, 2021

Debunking the myths behind mycotoxins: A vet’s view   Author: Dr. Luke Miller – Dairy Technical Support Specialist, Alltech  It is a common misconception that, due to the anatomy of ruminants, mycotoxins may have a diminished effect on the health and production of cattle. The more we learn about mycotoxins, however, the more we realise that […]

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Mycotoxins in aquaculture

August 10, 2021

Mycotoxins in Aquaculture: A mitigation approach in turbot Author: Dr. Radka Borutova, Alltech Mycotoxin Management  Aquaculture is the fastest-growing food production industry in the world. Due to concerns about sustainability, the need to replace fish meal with plant-based protein alternatives becomes more urgent. However, plant based ingredients are often contaminated with mycotoxins, increasing the health […]

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