Alltech Talks Farm of the Future LIVE

jamie johansen

Alltech hosted a live video event on the future of agriculture and technology with a panel of agribusiness experts discussing and debating their thoughts on the future of the agricultural industry, new consumer demographics and demands, ag technology, big data, nutrigenomics and precision nutrition. Continue to follow the discussion on Twitter with the hashtag #FarmingTheFuture. Great questions were posed, thought-provoking …

Agribusiness, AgWired Animal, AgWired Precision, Alltech, Audio, Consumers, Farming, Food, technology, Video

MagGrow Brings Innovation to Crop Protection

kelly marshall

After three years of developing products, founding member and CEO of MagGrow, Gary Wickham became part of the Pearse Lyons Accelerator just as they were ready to bring their solutions to growers. It was Wickham’s brother who discovered the need that was the mother of this invention. While working in Florida he saw serious flaws with pesticide spray. As a …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Alltech, Audio, Crop Protection

SkySquirrel Leaps Ahead in Aerial Imaging

kelly marshall

When Richard van der Put looked at the potential for his drone company, SkySquirrel Technologies, he found a niche in vineyards, but he also found a niche with his software. “What you see in the market is, obviously, drones are being utilized more and more by farmers, but all of our competitors are basically using the same technology on the …

aerial, Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Alltech, Audio, Drones

Agrilyst Fulfills Digital Need for Indoor Farming

kelly marshall

Two years ago Allison Kopf left her job of finding ways to be innovative in greenhouse spaces to start a company that would fill a gaping need she saw. While she could find many programs for outdoor crops, Agrilyst is a software program specifically created for indoor farming. The software is very specific, Kopf explains. It can be difficult to …

AgWired Precision, Alltech, Audio, Data, Specialty Crops

Alltech Ideas Conference Aims to Inspire

Kelly Marshall

Producers and agribusiness leaders are sure to be inspired by ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE17) on May 21-24 in Lexington, Kentucky. For three days industry leaders and experts from around the world will share insights and solutions for agriculture. “We believe it’s important for everyone involved in agriculture to be inspired to harness disruption,” said Dr. Pearse Lyons, founder and …

Alltech, Events

Ag Tech Start-Ups Picked for The Pearse Lyons Accelerator

Jamie Johansen

A total of 183 startups from 38 countries applied to be a part of The Pearse Lyons Accelerator, a late-stage, agri-tech accelerator run by Alltech and Dogpatch Labs. The accelerator will commence with 10 startups that have been chosen to take part in a mentorship program for agri-business innovators with a proven technology that is ready for market. The accelerator …

Agribusiness, Alltech

Alltech Mycotoxin Forecast

Jamie Johansen

Dr. Max Hawkins, Alltech nutritionist, is the one behind the scenes making sense of all the numbers and values collected from samples and creating the mycotoxin risk assessments. These assessments are sent out to the Alltech sales force and customer ensuring they get the most information back from a sample as possible. The World Dairy Expo was a perfect venue …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Corn, Forage, Nutrient Management, World Dairy Expo

Alltech Increases Production with New Facility

Kelly Marshall

This month marked the grand opening of a new crop science production facility in Uberlândia, Brazil for Alltech Crop Science.  The plant will serve Central-West and Northeast Regions of Brazil with an annual production of about 10 million liters.  That number increases Alltech’s production capacity by 150 percent. “The city is a prime example of logistic infrastructure for Brazil, so …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Company Announcement

Alltech Crop Science Finalizes Registration in China

Kelly Marshall

July is a month that calls attention to World Population Day and Alltech Crop Science  is taking stock of the technology needed to feed the world, specifically China.  The rapidly growing middle class in China is a large market that will need to feed itself, explains Vice President and head of Greater China for Alltech, Dr. Mark Lyons.  “For years, there has …

Agribusiness, Alltech, International, Nutrient Management