The One Health Approach

Lizzy Schultz

Several international experts in animal health and nutrition were present at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, where their expert testimony on the solutions to the wide array of challenges facing animal production could be heard by a global audience. Prof. Johanna Fink-Gremmels, a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and expert in Veterinary Toxicology who works with the European Food Safety Authority …

Ag Group, Alltech, Alltech Global Dairy/Beef, Animal Health, Antibiotics, Audio, Veterinary

Transforming Veterinary Medicine for the Future

Lizzy Schultz

Several of the lecture sessions during ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference centered around opportunities and innovations pertaining to animal health and nutrition, and many offered unique perspectives on ways to overcome the many challenges facing those fields. One of the most unique, comprehensive perspectives offered to attendees was that of Dr. Stephen Collett, DVM, a clinical professor at the University …

Ag Group, Alltech, Alltech Global Dairy/Beef, Animal Health, Antibiotics, Audio, FDA, Nutrition, Policy, Technology, University, Veterinary

The Building Blocks for Better Beef Production

Lizzy Schultz

This year at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, attendees had access to a variety of special sessions that highlighted some of the global opportunities currently breaking new ground in different sectors of agriculture production. Dan Dhuyvetter, Director of Marketing, Research and Development, and Nutrition Services for block supplement manufacturer Ridley Block Operations spoke during the special session on the beef …

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Alltech Honors Colin Powell

Cindy Zimmerman

Dr. Pearse Lyons presented the Alltech Medal of Excellence to former U.S. Secretary of State and retired General Colin Powell this week during the Alltech REBELation in Lexington, Kentucky. The Medal of Excellence is Alltech’s highest distinction, awarded annually to someone of great achievement and character. “What is the number one thing missing from agriculture and business today? Leadership, and …

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Dinner Discussion Turns to Crop Quality at Alltech Conference

John Davis

One of the highlights of the annual conferences Alltech puts on is the dinner discussions portion of the program. At the most recent Alltech Global Dairy & Beef Conference in Deauville, France, Chuck caught up with Robert Walker, Alltech’s Crop Science Division, who led a discussion dinner on crop yields and quality of crop yields. “We’re driving crop yields, but …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Alltech Global Dairy/Beef, Audio, Beef, corn, Dairy

Alltech's Formula for Success: E=P+S

John Davis

All livestock producers are looking for that formula for success. Our friends at Alltech believe that success is most likely attained when farmers and ranchers apply good environmental practices that boost their economical gains. At the recent Alltech Global Dairy & Beef Conference in Deauville, France, Chuck talked with Kevin Tuck, Managing Director of Alltech Technology Center, Ireland about Alltech’s …

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Alltech: Big Data to Revolutionize Livestock Production

John Davis

We’ve heard a lot about “Big Data” and how it is helping row crop farmers get more out of every acre of land. But at the Alltech Global Dairy & Beef Conference in Deauville, France, they’re talking about how it is now changing how the livestock sector contributes to the food chain. “We’re starting to collect large amounts of data,” …

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Meeting with Dr. Lyons

Chuck Zimmerman

Dr. Pearse Lyons and Dr. Mark Lyons took the stage this morning at the Alltech Global Dairy & Beef Conference. I had the opportunity to speak with both of them together during a break. Dr. Pearse Lyons says they used to call this the Global 500 but attendance has continued to grow beyond that number. There are dairy farmers here …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Alltech Global Dairy/Beef, Animal Health, Audio, Beef

Getting Started with Alltech in France

Chuck Zimmerman

The Alltech Global Dairy & Beef Conference got underway with a very tasty reception at the Centre International Deauville. Dr. Pearse Lyons welcomed us to France and then introduced some world class music. The food here in Deauville is awesome. We had some great hamburgers at the reception. I am sure it was some local Normandy beef! But that was …

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