Oct 02

Where Are All These Farmers Coming From?

Where Are All These Farmers Coming From?

This week an impressive group of 761 farmers from around the world have converged in Dublin, Ireland for Alltech’s Global 500 event. The streets of Dublin are playing host to these farmers from fifty countries – from Austria to Vietnam and most dairy and beef producing countries in between. Three hotels in the leafy suburb of Ballsbridge in Dublin have been booked-out and the renowned RDS venue is playing host to the two days of meetings.

So where are all these farmers coming from? 

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Oct 02

Farmers Visiting Farmers

Farmers Visiting Farmers

There is no substitute for face to face interaction. Some of the best interaction at Global 500 takes place on our farm tours, which are scheduled before and after the sessions. Dairy and beef farmers from all over the world had the chance Monday and Tuesday to visit some of Ireland’s most progressive farms. Tours are also scheduled for Friday and Saturday. Over the next several weeks we will be posting interviews from the Irish host farmers and farmers from all over the world who went on the tours.

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Sep 30

Global 500 Goes Across the Pond

Global 500 Goes Across the Pond
Tuesday, October 1st marks the beginning of Alltech’s annual Global 500. Now in its sixth consecutive year, the gathering of beef and dairy professionals from around the world will take place in Dublin, Ireland. This is the first time Global 500 has been hosted outside of the United States.

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Sep 26

Dairy Hero: Rémi Talma

Dairy Hero: Rémi Talma

Rémi Talma is one of those young farmers who is passionate about his dairy farm. He settled in Beaudignies, in Northern France, less than a year ago. At 23, he took over the family farm consisting of 45 dairy cows. He is managing the farm with impressive precision and self expression. Improvement projects and expansions are planned for the short, medium and long term with his goal of "having more than 100 cows," in the next few years. 

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