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A US perspective on dairy heifer rearing

A US perspective on dairy heifer rearing

The optimal calving age for dairy replacement heifers is 23 months, according to Professor Jud Heinrichs, from Penn State University....

May 21, 2015

International dairy consumption set to outstrip production

International dairy consumption set to outstrip production

Global consumption of dairy products is set to increase by 2.3% per annum over the next decade with output increasing...

May 21, 2015

How to minimise the mould and mycotoxin risks in silage – Alltech

How to minimise the mould and mycotoxin risks in silage – Alltech

With the peak silage-making season upon us farmers are being urged to focus on process to minimise the threat of...

May 4, 2015

Ireland’s agri-business rich list – see who’s on it

Ireland’s agri-business rich list – see who’s on it

The Sunday Times Irish rich list for 2015 has a number of people from the agri-business sector, including the Goodman...

April 26, 2015

Alltech to acquire US animal nutrition company Ridley

Alltech to acquire US animal nutrition company Ridley

Alltech has announced plans to will acquire 100% of the outstanding stock of Ridley, one of the leading commercial animal...

April 23, 2015

Why grass analysis proved valuable to one Tipperary farmer

Why grass analysis proved valuable to one Tipperary farmer

It was only on the back of a grass test, last autumn, that dairy farmer Noel Butler had any hint...

April 10, 2015

Give your cows the best possible chance of going back in calf

Give your cows the best possible chance of going back in calf

Getting the cow off to the best possible start in early lactation is obviously one of the main goals for...

March 6, 2015

Global compound feed output on the rise

Global compound feed output on the rise

Global compound animal feed production increased by 2.1% last year, according to a December 2014 agri-business survey carried out by...

January 26, 2015

How to boost dry cow immunity levels in an effective manner – Alltech

How to boost dry cow immunity levels in an effective manner – Alltech

Silage analysis from around the country is confirming a significant reduction in the quality of forage available to Irish dairy...

January 13, 2015

Alltech young scientist competition – last chance to enter

Alltech young scientist competition – last chance to enter

The deadline for the Alltech Young Scientist is fast approaching with registration and paper submission due by December 31. Featuring...

December 10, 2014

Doing business in China – it’s all about presence on the ground

Doing business in China – it’s all about presence on the ground

Irish agri-businesses wanting to develop opportunities in China must have a presence on the ground, according to Alltech Director Mark...

November 5, 2014

‘Do you want to manage cows or people?’

‘Do you want to manage cows or people?’

The main challenges for tomorrow’s farmer are improved labour management, profitability and investments and start-up costs, according to Katrine Lecornu, President...

September 6, 2014

Three weeks to Alltech’s Global Dairy & Beef

Three weeks to Alltech’s Global Dairy & Beef

The seventh edition of Alltech’s Global Dairy & Beef event is returning to Europe from August 30 to September 2 in...

August 6, 2014

‘Tillage farmers must get better at managing risk’

‘Tillage farmers must get better at managing risk’

UCD agronomy specialist Dr Tom McCabe told delegates attending the recent Alltech Crop Science seminar that achieving the highest levels...

June 29, 2014

Improving soil fertility is a long-term process

Improving soil fertility is a long-term process

Getting the soil balance right was the key theme addressed by Teagasc’s Mark Plunkett at the recent Alltech Crop Science...

June 28, 2014

Alltech hosts tour of new Crops Research Division

Alltech hosts tour of new Crops Research Division

Unleashing the potential of crops of wheat to deliver yields in the range of 20 to 23 tonnes per hectare,...

June 27, 2014