Dec 08

Minimizing Mineral Waste and Maximizing Nutrition

Minimizing Mineral Waste and Maximizing Nutrition Kate Jacques, Alltech’s Director of Nutrition

Kate Jacques is Alltech’s Director of Nutrition. She spoke to beef producers today at Global 500 about the importance of minimizing mineral waste. Trace minerals are unusual in the world of nutrients. They are essential for health and importance but they are only required in very small volumes and in some cases can be detrimental in excessive quantities.

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Dec 07

How Can Farmers Prepare their Employees for the First Day of School

How Can Farmers Prepare their Employees for the First Day of School Declan Coyle speaking at Global 500

Declan Coyle spoke to the Global 500 audience about building a winning team. No one succeeds with a poor self-image, so the first step to meeting any challenge is creating a positive self-image. This is true whether you are preparing yourself for success or preparing an entire team.

Your team on the farm is no different than any other team. Without a positive self-image team members will not visualize themselves succeeding. Mediocre results will be expected and inevitable.

Coyle illustrated the importance of building your team’s positive self-image.

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Dec 07

Dr. Pearse Lyons Opens Global 500

Dr. Pearse Lyons Opens Global 500 Dr. Pearse Lyons

Global 500 is underway. Over 600 dairy and beef producers are here for three days of discussion, education and fun. Dr. Pearse Lyons welcomed the combined dairy and beef audience for the morning presentations.

“When Henry Ford asked the people what they wanted they told people they wanted faster horses, and if he had followed their advice, today we would still be on faster horses and the state of Kentucky would be very happy.” In other words we need to figure out what the customer really wants and give it to them.

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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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