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Quantity not equal to quality: U.S. beef and dairy producers must remain vigilant to mycotoxin threats

Quantity not equal to quality: U.S. Beef and dairy producers must remain vigilant to mycotoxin threats The U.S. is expecting a large corn crop, projected as high as 15.09 billion bushels, and the 2016 wheat crop yields have been at or near record levels in several wheat classes. However, Alltech mycotoxin expert Dr. Max Hawkins […]

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Mycotoxin Webinar Episode 3

Mycotoxin Webinar Episode 3 Watch Episode 3 of our Technical Webinar Series: All About Mycotoxins If you missed it or want to watch it again, click the button below to access the recording. Speaker: Dr. Alex Yiannikouris, research group director, chemistry and toxicology division at Alltech. Below are some of the key take away points from […]

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The costs of mycotoxins in swine production

The costs of mycotoxins in swine production Although mycotoxins are now more widely discussed and considered, many producers remain undereducated on the scope of the threat mycotoxins can pose to their animals, as well as the cost-benefit ratio related to precautionary management programs. The likely cost of mycotoxins to pig producers can now be estimated […]

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The significance of mycotoxins in poultry production

The significance of mycotoxins in poultry production Unusual global weather patterns and different feed storage practices are starting to influence the range of moulds and potential mycotoxin contamination of feed grains fed to poultry internationally. What’s more, increased global trading of field-origin feed materials increases the chances that blends of grains will result in combinations […]

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Don’t Forget About Aflatoxin B1!

Commonly known as field mycotoxins, aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) is causing some buzz across North America. as the well-known toxins.

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Alltech Opens State-of-the-Art Mycotoxin Laboratory in Europe

Alltech opens state-of-the-art mycotoxin laboratory in Europe Mycotoxin contamination in feed continues to be an ever-present risk. According to our 2015 European Grains and Forage Harvest Analysis, dairy and beef cattle are at high risk for mycotoxin exposure. Inconsistent weather conditions during the summer of 2015 increased the risk for mycotoxin contamination, leading to irregularities […]

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Pig and poultry diets: ddgs may be door to mycotoxin exposure

Pig and poultry diets: ddgs may be door to mycotoxin exposure Since the release of Alltech’s 2015 North America Harvest Analysis results, some pork and poultry producers have found a new source for mycotoxin contamination, this time during the process of renewable fuel production. A byproduct of ethanol production, distiller’s dried grains (DDGs), have become […]

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Should North American farmers be worried about type a making it’s way into their tmr?

Should North American farmers be worried about type a making it’s way into their tmr? If dairy producers thought their corn silage quality was top notch when they packed it away after the 2015 harvest, they may want to check again. Since Alltech’s North America Harvest Analysis in December, additional testing through the Alltech 37+® mycotoxin […]

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