• Rock River Laboratory Inc. opened a new feed analysis laboratory in Colby, Wis. Rock River Laboratory-North Central Wisconsin offers advanced feed and forage analyses, including Total Mixed Ration Digestibility (TMRD), starch digestibility, neutral detergent fiber (NDF) digestibility and Total-Tract Neutral Detergent Fiber Digestibility (TTNDFD©). Both wet chemistry and near infrared spectroscopy (NIR) will be available. Visit www.rockriverlab.com.

• “The Silage Dr.,” a silage educational and information resource from Lallemand Animal Nutrition North America, has arrived on social media. Producers and nutritionists can find The Silage Dr. on Twitter @TheSilageDoctor and on Facebook at facebook.com/TheSilageDoctor. Additionally, the Silage Dr. can still be contacted at qualitysilage.com. The Lallemand Animal Nutrition resources include www.qualitysilage.com and silage management handbooks.

• Alltech is accepting applications for the third annual Alltech Career Development Program. The program is open to recent graduates of bachelor’s or master’s degree programs. Application deadline is Sept. 30. Beginning in February 2015, the program offers 10 high-calibre university graduates from around the world an opportunity to work with experts in the fields of science, aquaculture, agriculture, marketing, veterinary science, information technology, business and biotechnology. The 12-month, salaried mentorship program begins with a training period at Alltech’s global headquarters in Nicholasville, Ky. For more information or to apply, click here.

SCR Engineers LTD. and VocalTag LTD. have filed a lawsuit against Agis Automatisering B.V., alleging that Agis’ CowManager SensOor product infringes certain patents, including a patent covering rumination monitoring. The complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. SCR and VocalTag are seeking compensatory damages and injunctive relief for the alleged infringement.