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Sustainability was the topic of the 6th Dairy Solutions Symposium “Optimizing production efficiencies, lowering environmental impact,” co-hosted by University College Dublin (UCD) and Alltech.

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Roto-Mix LLC, a leader in the design and manufacture of feed mixing and handling equipment for the livestock industry, has announced the realignment of its domestic sales force into two sales teams – retail operations and wholesale operations – covering North America (U.S. and Canada).

"In a highly competitive industry such as ours, it's critical to be as close to customers as possible in order to fully understand their equipment needs and requirements," said Mike Hilderbrand, president of Roto-Mix LLC.

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As part of the organization’s ongoing commitment to shared research, the National Mastitis Council (NMC) recently launched a Facebook page to accompany its continuing social media outreach on LinkedIn and Twitter.

These social media outlets offer an online portal for researchers and producers to share information on milk quality and industry insights.

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Kemin has completed construction of a manufacturing facility for MicroPEARLS encapsulated amino acids at its global headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa. The new $3 million facility will manufacture the company’s encapsulated lysine, marketed under the name LysiPEARL.

The patented MicroPEARLS spray freezing process is a highly effective method for encapsulating key nutrients that can bypass the rumen and be released in the gastrointestinal tract where they are absorbed more efficiently.

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The Canadian Forage & Grassland Association (CFGA), through a project partnership with the Saskatchewan Forage Council, is pleased to announce the release of a national, industry-wide market impact study providing an unbiased, fact-based assessment of the potential impact of Roundup Ready alfalfa (RRA) on Canada’s forage industry. This collaborative project, with input and direction from stakeholders across the industry, will assist the forage industry nationwide in its efforts to respond to the new and emerging issue of genetically modified crops.

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