Latest In Irrigation Tech from Tevatronic

Kelly MarshallAlltech, Audio, Irrigation, technology

Oleg Korol was a software engineer for the Israeli army when he simply tired of the work and decided to run Tevatronic instead. He looked at several companies before finding this technology that measures plant pressure on the soil to decide when to turn irrigation on, and water depth to decide when to turn it off. If we have autonomous … Read More

Alltech Ideas Conference Aims to Inspire

Kelly MarshallAlltech, Events

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 … Read More

Ag Tech Start-Ups Picked for The Pearse Lyons Accelerator

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Alltech

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 … Read More

Alltech Mycotoxin Forecast

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Alltech, Corn, Forage, Nutrient Management, World Dairy Expo

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 … Read More

Alltech Increases Production with New Facility

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Alltech, Company Announcement

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 … Read More

Alltech Crop Science Finalizes Registration in China

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Alltech, International, Nutrient Management

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 … Read More

Alltech Acquires Ireland’s Leader of Farm Solutions

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Alltech

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 … Read More