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

Alltech Acquires Ireland’s Leader of Farm Solutions

Jamie Johansen

Alltech has agreed to acquire Keenan, a leading farming solutions company in Ireland. Keenan is the 14th acquisition for Alltech globally since 2011. “The Keenan group has long been a friend of Alltech. This is a story about two great Irish; globally-minded companies coming together. As an Irishman, I am delighted to welcome Keenan to our family, because together we …

Agribusiness, Alltech

Alltech Crop Science Reminds You to #ThankAFarmer

Taylor Truckey

Alltech Crop Science is paying tribute to farmers and food producers around the world who continue to find ways to feed the ever-growing population to commemorate the United Nations World Food Day, Oct. 16, 2015. There are now approximately 7.3 billion people living off the same amount of farmland compared to that in the 1970s. What do you do when …

Alltech

Live Drone Demo at Alltech Crop Science Day

Kelly Marshall

Attendees of the recent Alltech Crop Science open day in Ireland were treated to a live drone demostration as part of the seminar that focused on increasing efficiencies on-farm with precision technology.  Also highlighted was the importance of research trials, and global crop production practices, as well as a walkout to examine trial fields. “The Alltech Crop Science research program …

Agribusiness, Alltech, drone

Update on Alltech Crop Science

Jamie Johansen

Alltech Crop Science provides growers worldwide with natural solutions to reduce harmful effects of abiotic stress in plants. Their soil health products offer root support development and contribute to a healthy soil agribiome. Danielle Palmer, North American PR Coordinator talked Alltech’s crop science program at NAFB’s recent Trade Talk with Chuck. “Crop science is a huge part of the business. …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Audio, Crop Protection