Dec 08

The Demand for Dairy and the Demands on Dairy Farmers

The Demand for Dairy and the Demands on Dairy Farmers Paul Gardner, Milk Upstream/Groupe Danone

Paul Gardner is responsible for all Milk & Dairy Ingredient purchasing for the Danone Worldwide Dairy Division. He kicked off today’s dairy session at Global 500 speaking on dairy demand.

Globally Danone purchase 3 billion dollars of milk each year. As head of purchasing, Gardner has first-hand experience with price volatility, one of the primary challenges for the dairy industry.

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Dec 07

Stacy and Troy Hadrick on Being Influential

Stacy and Troy Hadrick on Being Influential Troy and Stacy Hadrick - Advocates for Agriculture

Troy and Stacy Hadrick are fifth-generation ranchers and founders of Advocates for Agriculture. They traveled to Lexington, Kentucky this week to talk to beef and dairy producers at Alltech’s Global 500. They spoke about influential power, a subject that they are familiar with from first-hand experience.

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Dec 05

FDA Denies Activist’s Antibiotic Petition

FDA Denies Activist’s Antibiotic Petition Dr. Simon Shane

With consummate speed the Food and Drug Administration has finally replied to the petition to restrict the use of non-therapeutic antibiotics in livestock production submitted in April 2005. The Citizen Petition was drafted by Environmental Defense, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Public Health Association, the Food Animal Concerns Trust and the Union of Concerned Scientist.

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Nov 09

Asia Pacific Lecture Tour Moves Forward

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The Alltech Game Changing Team kicked off the third and final leg of Alltech's 24th Asia Pacific Lecture Tour on Monday, November 7th, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, before heading on to Malaysia yesterday for its second stop in Kuala Lumpur. The tour was opened with a video recording by Dr. Pearse Lyons who gave great insight into Alltech and the theme of the tour, "The Game Changers: Creative Concepts for Agribusiness".

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