Time to Calculate & Monitor Your Carbon Footprint

Jamie Johansen

No matter what business you are in, having an edge on the market only makes sense. A company’s carbon footprint is very important in today’s marketplace. Are you being a REBEL and identifying your’s? Alltech ECO2 collects farm information, calculates the carbon footprint and then helps put plans into place to reduce that footprint. Andrew Wynne, Business General Manager for …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Audio

Alltech Tackles Antimicrobials in Livestock

Jamie Johansen

Dr. Karl Dawson, Chief Scientific Officer and VP at Alltech, talked antibiotics at the recent REBELation in the beef breakout session. Companies like McDonald’s and Costco have said no to antibiotics. Is it time for the industry to be a REBEL and say no too? “The term antibiotic is somewhat controversial. I prefer to talk about antimicrobials. The use of …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Animal Health, Antibiotics, Audio, Beef, Cattle, Livestock

Algae – Alltech’s Answer to Fish Oil Shortage

Jamie Johansen

It is hard to find a more diverse company than Alltech. At their recent REBELation, breakout sessions covered topics from digital media to aquaculture. Headlining discussion on algae was, Becky Timmons, Director for Applications Research and Quality Assurance for Alltech Algae. She started with Alltech 30 years ago and also has a very diversified background. She has been everything from …

Agribusiness, Algae, Alltech, Aquaculture, Fish, Nutrition

UK Coach Honored with Alltech Humanitarian Award

Jamie Johansen

John Calipari, head men’s basketball coach for the University of Kentucky, received Alltech’s prestigious 2015 Humanitarian Award for his extensive work in Haiti. Dr. Pearse Lyons presented it to him on his home court at Rupp Arena while addressing the congregation of attendees at REBELation. Known as a “dream maker,” Calipari has guided six college basketball teams to the Final …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Audio

Think Differently to Become a REBEL

Jamie Johansen

Alltech REBELation is in the books, but that doesn’t mean our wheels should stop spinning. This week attendees have been sent home with a challenge. A challenge to see the world as it is by embracing risks, taking action and seeing rewards. Dr. Pearse Lyons told us to “do what makes our hearts sing” and to “never say never.” Innovation …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Audio

Alltech Announces Young Scientist Awards

Chuck Zimmerman

During the Alltech REBELation the 2015 Alltech Young Scientist Awards were presented. Dr. Aoife Lyons, director of educational initiatives at Alltech, and Dr. Inge Russell, director of the AYS program, presented the awards. Two university students received awards in the 10th annual Alltech Young Scientist (AYS) program, the largest global contest of its kind that rewards scientific genius and experimental …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Education

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