Jan 21

Curiosity Fuels Solutions to Economic Growth in First Alltech Innovation Competition

Curiosity Fuels Solutions to Economic Growth in First Alltech Innovation Competition

As with any meeting of in-state universities, the competitors in the first Alltech Innovation Competition relied on training, strategy and teamwork. But instead of jerseys, these rival teams wore business suits.

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Jan 08

A GLIMPSE into the future of Agribusiness

A GLIMPSE into the future of Agribusiness

How will we feed 3 billion new people within the next 40 years?

An article in the recent edition of the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association Review provides a new platform for considering this question. Authors Aidan Connolly, vice president of corporate accounts at Alltech, and Kate Phillips-Connolly, Centre for Global Business Systems, Trinity College, Dublin, have organized seven key obstacles under the acronym GLIMPSE.  They provide a thorough examination of each obstacle and the associated opportunities.

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Sep 13

Animal Agriculture Alliance Welcomes Alltech to Board of Directors

Categories: Agriculture, Education
Animal Agriculture Alliance Welcomes Alltech to Board of Directors

On August 28, the Animal Agriculture Alliance welcomed Billy Frey to serve on its Board of Directors on behalf of Alltech. All major sectors of animal agriculture are represented on the Alliance’s Board of Directors. 

“We appreciate Billy’s service to the animal agriculture industry and welcome this opportunity to work closer with Alltech to promote science-based messages about modern animal agriculture.” Alliance President and CEO Kay Johnson Smith said.

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Sep 06

Farmers Using Social Media to Connect at Agvocacy

Farmers Using Social Media to Connect at Agvocacy Emily and Tim Zweber at Agvocacy

Emily Zweber on AgChat Foundation and Agvocacy 2.0

Emily Zweber, Executive Director of AgChat Foundation, describes how the AgChat Foundation came to be and how Agvocacy 2.0 helps provide farmers with the tools they need to tell their story and connect with their customers through social media.

The AgChat Foundation is truly a grassroots organization. It was started about three years ago by a group of farmers and ag industry folks who had discovered the communication power of social media and wanted to help other farmers gain the skills and confidence to tell their stories.

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