Jun 19

Are All the Pigs Going to China?

Are All the Pigs Going to China?
A few weeks ago, Chinese meat processing giant, Shuanghui International, made an agreement to purchase Smithfield Foods, one of the largest pork producers in the US. The price tag on the deal was a whopping $4.7 billion dollars, making it the largest takeover of an American company by a Chinese company to date, pending the purchase is approved.

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Jun 14

2012 Alltech Invitational Champ Debuts at This Week’s U.S. Open

2012 Alltech Invitational Champ Debuts at This Week’s U.S. Open Brandon Brown winner of 2012 Alltech Invitational

This week, Kentuckian Brandon Brown teed off with some of golf’s greatest legends at his first U.S. Open Tournament at the Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa. But before joining the company of Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, Brown was clutching championships in his own backyard. Hot off his championship at last year’s Alltech Invitational at Connemara Golf Course in Nicholasville, Ky., Brown soon graduated to higher rankings in the world of golf, making his debut on the PGA Tour in 2013.

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Jun 14

Hungarian Children's Song

Hungarian Children's Song
A favorite Hungarian children's song is "Cow, Cow colourful". This song helps children better understand dairy farming at a very early age. You can read the translation of the text below and listen the song too.

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May 28

In China, Anything is Possible, but Everything Can be Difficult

In China, Anything is Possible, but Everything Can be Difficult

As the very last presenter of this year’s Symposium, Dr. Mark Lyons shared his vision of what the next seven years will bring to the world of agriculture. As a strategic decision, Mark moved to China 1.5 years ago to make Alltech China a $500 million business for Alltech by 2020. The opportunities are enormous in the Asian country, which is still facing its own challenges in the areas of food safety, sustainability and biosecurity. The Chinese government launched a five-year plan last year that focuses on finding solutions to these problems.

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