Balchem Awards Real Science Initiative Grant

Balchem Awards Real Science Initiative Grant

Culminating search process for new applied research to benefit the dairy industry.

Balchem logo Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ: BCPC), the global leader in choline and precision release nutrient technologies, today announced the recipient of its Real Science Initiative research grant. The successful proposal was submitted by Dr. Heather White (Department of Dairy Science) and Dr. Dale Schoeller (Department of Nutritional Sciences) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Their research project will investigate methyl metabolism in the bovine liver and will seek to discover pioneering knowledge of the effects of methyl compounds on hepatic glucose and lipid metabolism. "The Real Science Initiative received many innovative proposals from respected animal nutrition researchers around the world," noted Dr. Michael de Veth, Commercial Development Manager with Balchem Animal Nutrition & Health. "We were impressed by the quality of submissions and are excited about the future of the program. We look forward to continuing Balchem's support of innovative and impactful animal nutrition research."

Balchem's focus on research is well known in the animal agriculture industry, with a long history of directing and supporting both university and on-farm research initiatives. Founded on the principal of "Real Science," Balchem is concentrating on the areas of animal nutrition and health to improve overall animal performance and well-being.

About Balchem
Balchem Animal Nutrition & Health is a global leader in choline, microencapsulation and chelated mineral technology. Committed to providing products with superior performance, Balchem's unique and proprietary technology offers the most efficient and cost effective source of select nutrients for animal nutrition.

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12.9.2013