Proving Sustainability in Beef

Jamie Johansen

Discussion on the future of beef brought producers and industry leaders from around the world to Lexington, KY for Alltech’s REBELation this week. One of those speakers was Bob Langert, Editor at Large, Green Biz Group and retired McDonald’s VP of Sustainability. So naturally, he shared his thoughts on sustainability and how the industry needs to transform to survive. “I …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Audio, Beef, Cattle, sustainability

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 …

Alltech, Alltech Global Dairy/Beef, Audio

Time To Become A REBEL With Alltech

Jamie Johansen

Who’s ready to be a REBEL? Tomorrow Chuck and I will head to Lexington, KY for Alltech’s REBELation. This once-in-a-lifetime conference is merging science, agriculture, entrepreneurship, business and marketing to inspire and re-engergize lives and businesses. Keynote speakers will include General Colin Powell, U.S. Army Retired, former United States Secretary of State; John Calipari, Head Coach of the University of …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Events, Marketing

Alltech Webinar on Spring Storage of Feed

Jamie Johansen

Join Dr. Max Hawkins, nutritionist, Alltech Mycotoxin Management Team, as he presents the latest information on the rising mycotoxin levels found in North America stored corn silage and TMR samples and the increased risk it presents to dairy and beef cattle. The webinar is scheduled for Friday, May 8, 2015 at 12pm EST. Reserve a spot for the educational experience …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Beef, Dairy, Feed

Alltech Strengthens Global Leadership

Jamie Johansen

Alltech and Ridley Inc. announced that they have entered into a plan of arrangement agreement under which Alltech will acquire 100 percent of the outstanding stock of Ridley, one of the leading commercial animal nutrition companies in North America, for CAD $40.75 per share. The total consideration payable to Ridley shareholders is approximately CAD $521 million. The price of CAD …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Company Announcement

Alltech Marketing Hire to Support Midwest

Jamie Johansen

Alltech is proud to announce an addition to their field marketing team. Terran Smith joins the company as its Midwest Marketing Specialist. Smith is a graduate from North Dakota State University with a bachelors of science in public relations / advertising and journalism. She has worked in a variety of different marketing capacities before joining Alltech. “We are looking forward …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Company Announcement, Marketing

Dairy Business at Alltech REBELation

Jamie Johansen

Coca-Cola has now joined the dairy market, Danone and Nestlé’s consumers are demanding complete traceability and farmers are entering the infant formula and home milk delivery markets. These dairy industry ventures and many more will be explored during Dairy: Today’s Greatest Business Opportunity at Alltech REBELation, May 17-20 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA and Chuck will be there to cover it …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Dairy

Prepare Today for Tomorrow’s New Addition

Jamie Johansen

When warmer temperatures set in and winter starts to melt away, cattle producers across the country will be keeping one eye on the pasture and one eye on their next biggest investment—their calves. According to Vaughn Holder, Alltech beef specialist, developing a spring calving program does not have to be complicated, just compatible with the herd. Holder suggests the following …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Beef, Calves, Cattle

Alltech Purchases The E-CO2 Project Limited

Jamie Johansen

A leading provider of on-farm environmental assessments and programmers, The E-CO2 Project Limited (E-CO2), has recently been acquired by Alltech. The new partnership will strengthen Alltech’s service offering to livestock producers nationwide while maintaining efficiency, profitability and sustainability. “Carbon and water efficiency are a growing issue within both the food chain and everyday life,” said Dr. Pearse Lyons, president and …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Company Announcement

Alltech Young Scientist Kicks Off 10th year

Jamie Johansen

The search is on for the next young scientist. Alltech has officially opened 2015-2016 registration for the largest global university-level competition that rewards scientific innovation and experimental research in agri-science. This year marks a decade for the Alltech Young Scientist program, which saw more than 8,800 students register for the 2014-2015 term. “In the last 10 years, we have seen …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Education, Youth