WHAT: Join Dr. Max Hawkins, nutritionist with the Alltech® Mycotoxin Management team, as he presents data collected across the U.S. as part of the 2017 Alltech U.S. Harvest Analysis. The presentation will outline the mycotoxin risk levels found in both forages and grains, focusing on ruminants.
The live webinar will also cover topics such as:
- Various mycotoxins detected across the U.S.
- How mycotoxins affect the performance of livestock.
- Strategies to mitigate the effects of mycotoxins.
WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017
10:00 a.m. EST
WHERE: Reserve a spot for the webinar via this link.
If you are unable to attend the live webinar, you can register via the link to receive the recording.
OTHER: Dr. Hawkins’ presentation will be followed by a live question-and-answer session.
About the speaker:
Dr. Max Hawkins focuses on developing and implementing the Alltech® Mycotoxin Management program, including interpreting and analyzing mycotoxin reports completed by the Alltech 37+® mycotoxin analytical services laboratory. He began his work with Alltech in October 2011 and provides the livestock industry with up-to-date information on mycotoxin risk on a worldwide basis.
Hawkins holds a bachelor’s degree from Western Illinois University as well as master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of Tennessee. While completing his degrees at the University of Tennessee, he conducted research on feeder cattle evaluation and osteochondrosis in swine. He also coached the Livestock Judging Team and taught various livestock production classes.
Founded in 1980 by Irish entrepreneur and scientist Dr. Pearse Lyons, Alltech discovers and delivers solutions for the sustainable nutrition of plants, animals and people. With more than 100 manufacturing sites globally, Alltech is a leading producer and processor of yeast and organic trace minerals, and our flagship algae production facility in Kentucky is one of only two of its kind in the world.
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