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 07

Bourbon Country Pours Into Irish Isle

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Bourbon Country Pours Into Irish Isle Seamus O’Hara, founder of Carlow Brewing Company and Dr. Pearse Lyons, president and founder of Alltech, share a Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale in Caffrey’s of Batterstown.

Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale Launches In Ireland

Did you know that there are more barrels of bourbon in Kentucky than people? There are 4.8 million bourbon barrels and 4.2 million people residing in the Bluegrass State. So why is this important for us? Well, we use these bourbon barrels to produce our unique, hand-crafted beer - Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale. We add our Kentucky Ale to the bourbon barrels to mature for six weeks where the ale marries with the rich flavors and aromas from within the bourbon cask to culminate our Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale.

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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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Aug 31

Lesley Schmidt - Winner of our AgChat Agvocacy Scholarship

Categories: Ag Future, AgChat, Agriculture
Lesley Schmidt - Winner of our AgChat Agvocacy Scholarship AgChat Agvocacy Scholarship Winner - Lesley Schmidt

Lesley Schmidt winner of Alltech's Agvocacy 2.0 Scholarship

Lesley Schmidt winner of Alltech's Agvocacy 2.0 Scholarship

Congratulations to Lesley Schmidt, winner of our second AgChat Agvocacy 2.0 Scholarship. She is part of a fifth generation farm that raises crops and cattle and has recently become involved with Kansas Agri-Women, an organization that works to tell the truth about agriculture.

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