Sep 13

Animal Agriculture Alliance Welcomes Alltech to Board of Directors

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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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May 23

Surviving The Job Search - Don’t Be A Swimming Hen

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Last night, students from around the world gathered at the Alltech Symposium for a discussion dinner about choosing careers and surviving the job search. There were three speakers – Jessi Lohman, marketing manager for equine feeds for Southern States; John Putnam, territory sales manager at Alltech, and former intern with Perdue Farms; and Declan Coyle, Andec Communications.

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May 21

Student Leadership Celebrated at Alltech Student Dinner

Student Leadership Celebrated at Alltech Student Dinner Alltech Young Scientist Finalists at the Student Dinner during Symposium

Last night, students from around the globe gathered for an informal dinner that celebrated entrepreneurship and student leadership. In attendance were Alltech Ambassadors, the five Alltech Young Scientist competition finalists, and the Margin of Excellence PhD students, as well as students from numerous universities around the world. Suniti Mujumdar, Education Manager at Alltech, began the evening by discussing Alltech's educational initiatives including the new Alltech Graduate Program and the ever-growing Alltech Young Scientist competition.

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