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

DHA for Animals, Producers & Consumers

Jamie Johansen

Nikki Putnam is a registered dietitian nutritionist for Alltech and focuses her efforts on algae. She talked about the future of farming algae to increase DHA Omega-3 fatty acids in our diets with Chuck at the recent National Association of Farm Broadcasting’s Trade Talk. “We are specifically using algae to enrich animal diets, not only to create a healthier animal …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Animal Health, Audio, NAFB, Nutrition

Alltech Holds Dairy School for Innovations

John Davis

Attendees at the recent Alltech Dairy School were asked, “Are you in it to win it?” The gathering at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin drew more than 250 farmers, nutritionists and industry professionals to discuss innovations and investments every dairy should consider for a fruitful future. While volatile milk prices and increased feed costs have caused many dairy producers …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Dairy

Alltech Founder to Receive 2014 Henry Clay Medallion

John Davis

The founder of a company that improves the health and performance of people, animals and plants through natural nutrition and scientific innovation will be honored with an award that recognizes individuals of exceptional merit. Dr. Pearse Lyons, president and founder of Alltech, will receive the 2014 Henry Clay Medallion for Distinguished Service. The Henry Clay Medallion recognizes, honors and celebrates …

Alltech

Alltech Opens IFM Laboratory in China

Jamie Johansen

Global animal health leader Alltech is partnering with Nestlé in the creation of a world class training center, the Dairy Farming Institute in Shuangcheng, Heilongjiang province, China. Along with its participation in numerous educational initiatives and assistance in establishing best practices in Chinese agribusiness, Alltech is bringing its highly successful feed evaluation laboratory to the world’s fastest growing dairy market. …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Dairy, International, Research

Aidan Connolly Apointed CIO of Alltech

Joanna Schroeder

Alltech has appointed Vice President Aidan Connolly as chief innovation office (CIO) as part of the company’s global research department. Connolly will work closely with Dr. Karl Dawson, vp and chief scientific officer in developing their innovation pipeline and take products from test scale to commercial scale. In his new role, Connolly will put together a team within the company’s …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Company Announcement, International

Alltech Equine Webinar on Winter Feeding

Jamie Johansen

Join Alltech Equine Heroes on October 22 2014 at 3pm GMT (11am EDT) as Dr. Helen Warren from the Alltech technical team, shares her key insights on winter feeding of horses with a specific focus on forage options, feeding values and nutritional issues to watch out for. Alltech’s Global Equine and Pet Marketing Manager – Clare Fahey – will also …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Education, Equine, Feed, Forage, Nutrition

Alltech Works with Feedex to Promote Equestrian Games

John Davis

At the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Caen, France, a key partnership is bringing great promotional value to Alltech and its partner, Feedex. Chuck spoke with Johanna Sundqvist (on the left in the picture) with Feedex, who is the product manager for for their horse feed Speedex, in Finland, about the companies’ relationship. “The partnership has given us many …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Audio, Equine