IFAJ Alltech Young Leaders trip to Minnesota 07/19

IFAJ Alltech Young Leader group

Here in New Zealand, we often feel isolated and overlooked by the rest of the world.  But my trip to Minnesota in July helped me see otherwise.

Increasing milk production by controlling non-protein nitrogen in the diet

Nitrogen source

As pasture moves from a vegetative state to a reproductive state, a decline in milk production typically follows due to decreasing protein levels in the grass.  Additionally, increased fibre levels drive down the digestibility of the pasture.  Supplementing protein into the cow's diet can help to alleviate the decline in production.

Hot topic: Managing heat stress in dairy cows

Holstein cows, New Zealand on dairy farm

The following is an edited transcript of Tom Martin's interview with Tom Lorenzen, on-farm dairy specialist with Alltech.

Up for the Alltech challenge

Dr Mark Lyons

The Irish Farmers monthly latest issue of November 2018 covers an interview with Dr. Mark Lyons, CEO of Alltech.  A good insight into the vision of Alltech and what the focus is for the company's leadership.

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