Apr 10

Not All Protein Sources are Created Equal

Categories: Agriculture, Dairy Cows
Not All Protein Sources are Created Equal

Meet the cow’s amino acid requirements

In order to reach maximum milk production potential, cows need not only a sufficient amount of protein but a protein that provides the proper amino acid balance.  Amino acids are the building blocks of protein, and the quality of a protein is determined by its balance in term of essential amino acids.  Not all protein sources are created equal. 

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Apr 10

Leaving a Legacy

Categories: Alltech Global 500
Leaving a Legacy Mandi McLeod

Mandi McLeod at Global 500

Mandi McLeod, family business strategy consultant at Systems Insights, Ltd., shares valuable tips on succession planning at Alltech’s Global 500.

As a farmer, you’ve sustained the lives of 155 people throughout your years of back-breaking work. Your blood, sweat and tears have been the lifeblood of your community, and the lifeblood of the human race. If you ever wonder if what you’ve done has made an impact, rest assured it has. So when it comes to your business, it’s important to make sure that it leaves behind the same legacy.

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Apr 09

What is the way forward?

Categories: Alltech Symposium
What is the way forward?

In trying to anticipate what lies ahead for business and technology, there is one quote from renowned management consultant Peter Drucker that sums up what we can expect: “The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different.”

So one thing we are certain of is that there will be changes, and technology will always continue to advance and shape a new path for agriculture and businesses. So what is the way forward? And how can we prepare for what is to come?

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Apr 07

UK Basketball Player Willie Cauley-Stein and ESPN Shine Spotlight on Declan Coyle’s "The Green Platform"

Categories: Education
UK Basketball Player Willie Cauley-Stein and ESPN Shine Spotlight on Declan Coyle’s Declan Coyle speaks at Alltech's 2011 Symposium on the power of The Green Platform.

Declan Coyle - The Green Platform

Declan Coyle talks about living life on "The Green Platform," at Alltech's Symposium in 2011.

The University of Kentucky Wildcats have had a historic run in the NCAA tournament. No doubt there have been many factors that contributed to their amazing post-season reversal of fortune. However, on ESPN’s SportsCenter Saturday night, commentator Rece Davis speculated that a team reading assignment might have had something to do with it. He explained that Coach Cal had given copies of the inspirational book, The Green Platform a few weeks ago to his team.

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