Alltech Humanitarian Award to Lopez Lomong

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The Alltech Humanitarian Award was presented this morning to Lopez Lomong, a South Sudanese-born American track and field athlete. Dr. Pearse Lyons presented the award at “What If?” the 30th Annual Alltech International Symposium in Lexington, Kentucky, USA, from May 18-21. One of the Lost Boys of Sudan, Lomong was separated from his family at age six when he was …

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Dr. Norman Borlaug Receives Alltech Medal of Excellence

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Julie Borlaug Larson, granddaughter to Dr. Norman Borlaug, was on stage this morning to accept a posthumous Alltech Medal of Excellence award for the “Father of the Green Revolution.” The award was presented by Aidan Connolly, Alltech. “Through his adaptation of new wheat technologies and improved crop management practices, Dr. Borlaug saved more than a billion people worldwide from starvation,” …

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Alltech Feed Survey Reports Slight Increase

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Results from the 2014 Global Feed Tonnage Survey released by Alltech revealed a one percent increase in feed production, with global feed tonnage reporting in at 963 million metric tons, up from 954 million metric tons last year. Alltech assessed the compound feed production of 130 countries in Dec. 2013 through information obtained in partnership with local feed associations and …

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Nominate a Dairy Hero

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Launched at Alltech’s Global 500 in December, the Dairy Heroes program will recognize dairy farmers who go above and beyond the call of duty. The campaign features a Facebook page where members of the dairy community can nominate their ‘Dairy Heroes.’ In addition, there is also a Dairy Heroes website that features content such as herd health issues and solutions, …

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Alltech International Symposium

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The Alltech International Symposium was held this week, May 20-22, in Lexington, Kentucky. It offered industry members an opportunity to think about the future of agriculture. The theme of the symposium was glimpse. This week we heard several glimpses of the future. The big one here at the Alltech International Symposium was given by Dr. Pearse Lyons, Founder, Alltech. As …

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Boland Joins Alltech

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Congratulations to Professor Maurice Boland, the newest member of Alltech’s European team, based out of Dunboyne, Co. Meath, Ireland. Boland will join Alltech as a research director, having spent the previous 40 years as a faculty member at University College Dublin (UCD) School of Agriculture. Before joining Alltech, Boland held the position of head of the department of animal science …

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The Hidden Killer Mycotoxin

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What do we do when two-thirds of all grains are contaminated with mycotoxins? This question was answered at Alltech’s recent Global 500. Dairy and beef producers from across the world came together to hear from experts and share advice with each other. Andrew Linscott, ruminant specialist for Alltech United Kingdom, talked with dairy producers about the hidden killer hitting dairies …

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Ingredients for Success on a Dairy Farm

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To kickoff Global 500’s first dairy breakout session last week, Alltech brought to the stage Charlie Moore, a consulting nutritionist specializing in ruminants. He probably traveled the farthest to get to Lexington, Ky. as he calls South Africa home. Graduating from Stellenbosch University with a B.S. in Animal Science and Agronomy, he is currently a registered professional animal scientist. He …

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Alltech’s Dairy Heroes Featured at Global 500

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During the opening remarks from Dr. Pease Lyons at the 2012 Global 500, he compared farmers and ranchers to heros. Such a true statement. I took the opportunity to meet one of Alltech’s Dairy Heroes featured at this year’s Global 500. Meet Carl Chaney, dairy farmer and ice cream entrepreneur. Carl’s story is inspirational. Farming is in his blood and …

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Dairy Producers Unite For Alltech’s Global 500

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It is just a week before Alltech’s 5th Annual Global 500 kicks off. Dairy and beef leaders from across the world will come together to share ideas and educate themselves on new and cutting edge technologies. They are expecting over 500 dairy producers to attend this year’s event. Robert Brouwer, owner of a 2,800 cow diary in New Mexico, has …

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