Apr 18

AYS Finalist: JD Mostert - This South African is Going to Kentucky!

AYS Finalist: JD Mostert - This South African is Going to Kentucky!

As a young boy, living in South Africa with its magnificent wild life, I always wanted to become a vet to be able to make animals and science my day to day life. I found it intriguing as to know, or rather to catch a glimpse of how our Creator put life together and to see this in nature all around us. I loved to go to wildlife parks such as the Kruger National Park on game drives and to be amazed. Back home our family always kept a wide range of pets, from cats and dogs to geese, ducks, a crow to tortoises, chameleons, hedgehogs, fish and a monkey.

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Apr 16

AYS Finalist: Sara Tanner

AYS Finalist: Sara Tanner

Admittedly, I did not have the most typical path to a PhD program in the animal sciences. As a high school student, I knew I wanted to work with horses, so I applied to Cazenovia College’s program in equine business management. While at Cazenovia, I became involved as a teaching assistant for the equine anatomy and physiology class and in a feeding trial for Cargill. Interacting with students on understanding concepts from class and creating new knowledge through research really excited me. These experiences in teaching and research prompted me to look into graduate school.

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Feb 27

Stay Curious - NALT in Lexington, KY

Stay Curious - NALT in Lexington, KY

NALT - What Did You Think?

Attendees at the Lexington, KY stop of Alltech's North American Lecture Tour give us their opinions about the lectures.

On Monday Feb 25th , the North American Lecture Tour (NALT) stopped in Lexington, KY. We had 136 total attendees who were inspired to “Stay Curious” about the future of agriculture from different backgrounds that included feed industry professionals, farmers, students, academics, government officials (including former Governor of Kentucky Paul Patton), vets, nutritionists and media.

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Feb 19

Global Search Is On for the World’s Next Brilliant Scientists

Global Search Is On for the World’s Next Brilliant Scientists

In 2013, thousands of students will test their intellect, innovation and scientific foresight in a worldwide competition. But only one graduate and one undergraduate student from across the globe will emerge as the next Alltech Young Scientists in 2014.

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