Alltech's Global 500 Conference a Success

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Alltech’s Global 500 conference saw nearly 700 dairy and beef producers from 32 countries! President and founder of Alltech, Dr. Pearse Lyons opened the conference with his “Eight Big Ideas” for the dairy and beef industries: Efficiency: the cow is a fermentor, it is designed for fiber, we can increase efficiency and feed fiber. Green house gases: We cannot stick …

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Alltech Global 500 Kicks Off Next Week

Cindy Zimmerman

Coming up next week in Lexington, Kentucky is an event that dairy and beef producers should not miss. Since 2008, more than 800 of world’s most progressive dairy and beef producers have convened for the Alltech Global 500 to network and discuss the most relevant and challenging topics in the industry. This year, the Global 500 explores the future landscape …

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Sustainability A Key For Alltech And Dairy Farmers

Chuck Zimmerman

During World Dairy Expo at the Alltech reception I ran into Steve Maddox again. Steve is a dairy farmer from California and Alltech customer. Alltech’s theme for Expo is “Who cares about production in your dairy herd? Alltech DOES!” Steve says they accomplish that by “taking a total approach socially and otherwise on the way they’re approaching it.” He encourages …

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Alltech Shows They Care

Chuck Zimmerman

Alltech held their annual World Dairy Expo reception last night and Kentucky Ale was the star once again! A lot of happy customers showed up including Chris Sorenson, United Cooperative dairy nutritionist and calf/heifer specialist. I visited with him just as the fun got started. The theme here at Expo for Alltech is, “Who cares about production in your dairy …

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Alltech's Brave New World

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“A Brave New World” is the theme of the Alltech’s 2011 Global 500. The company will explore the dairy and beef industries’ future landscape and provide a rare opportunity for global colleagues and friends to engage in open discussion on critical topics such as sustainable strategies and practices that can be implemented now and in the future. Join Alltech on …

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Modern Dairy Carbon Footprint Keeps Shrinking

Chuck Zimmerman

Dr. Jude Capper, Washington State University, Assistant Professor of Dairy Sciences (pictured on the left) is a myth buster. At the Alltech International Symposium she took on the myths about the carbon footprint of modern dairy production. Her presentation was titled, “Managing the media myth: What is the truth behind the carbon footprint of modern dairy production? Things you should …

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Disruptive Change Impact On New Zealand Dairy Industry

Chuck Zimmerman

Last week I attended the Alltech International Symposium. Of course dairy is a big part of the educational topics offered at this annual event. I’ve got a couple of interviews to share with you starting with this one. Disruptive change sounds disturbing. However, perhaps it’s more of a challenge. Mandi McLeod, System Insights, Ltd., New Zealand, talked about it and …

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Alltech Symposium to Feature First-Class Speakers

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Alltech’s 27th International Animal Health and Nutrition Symposium will address dairy industry challenges and provide insights and solutions to the issues that plague the dairy industry. The Symposium, entitled The Game Changers: Creative Concepts for Agribusiness to Respond to Relentless Commoditization and to Innovate for a Greener Future will be held at the Lexington Convention Center in Lexington, Ky., USA …

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Alltech Lecture Tour Underway

Cindy Zimmerman

“Feeding the World – 9.3 billion people for dinner in 2050” is the theme of Alltech’s lecture tour this year that kicked off during AG CONNECT Expo in Atlanta. Dr. Mark Lyons, International Project Director for Alltech, says AG CONNECT was a great place for them to start. “We have operations in 90 countries, we’re selling into almost 120 countries,” …

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