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IRISH TIMES: Giving Back, Dr. Pearse Lyons

Alltech's president and founder Dr. Pearse Lyons, who was born in Ireland, moved to the U.S. and started Alltech with $10,000. Now the company has a turnover of more than $1 billion a year. This special July 4 feature celebrates the business and economic links between Ireland and the United States, and Dr. Lyons' success as an American entrepreneur. 

HORSETALK: The Record-Breaking Numbers of WEG 2014

Horsetalk reports on the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy by the numbers, to give readers an idea of the massive scale of the event. The 2014 Games are set to be the biggest yet, with a record number of competitors and a record number of nations set to compete. 

IFAMR: A GLIMPSE into the Future, A Lens Through Which to Consider 'Africa's Rising'

By 2050, there will be two billion more people living on the African continent. GLIMPSE™, an acronym that was introduced in 2012, identifies the seven biggest obstacles to providing enough food to feed the growing population. In this journal, Alltech vice president of corporate accounts, Aidan J. Connolly, reviews the GLIMPSE™ challenges specifically in an African context, examining how they apply and in what ways agribusiness can contribute to meeting those challenges.

WORLD POULTRY: Seed, Weed and Feed Favoured Over Antibiotics

World Poultry documents the experience of one Scottish broiler grower, Gerard Western, who is using Alltech's "Seed, weed and feed" program to improve bird health, increase profit margins and reduce antibotic dependency. The progam is a collaboration between Alltech UK, St. David's Poultry Veterinary Team and water specialists LMS.

INTERNATIONAL POULTRY PRODUCTION: Common Mycotoxins, Their Interactions & Effects on Poultry Production

International Poultry Production explains Alltech's 37+ Program and how Alltech has used it to survey the various mycotoxin contaminants found in poultry feed, and what their effects are on poultry production.

INTERNATIONAL PIG TOPICS: Reducing the Risk of Mycotoxins with Good Feed Management Practices

International Pig Topics outlines the benefits of Alltech's MIKO Program and Mycosorb A+ in reducing the risk of mycotoxins in pig feed. The article also shows harmful effects mycotoxins can have on pig health and producers' bottom lines.

WORLD POULTRY: Alltech Expands India Operations with Kolkata Office

World Poultry announces that Alltech has officially opened its second regional Indian office in Kolkata. The article reads, "The brand new building, which also includes a 7,000-square-food warehouse, will be used as a support center for the company's business oprations in East and Northeast India as well as Nepal." 

AGRILAND: Tillage Farmers Must Get Better at Managing Risk

Agriland reports on Alltech's Crop Science Seminar held in Dunboyne, Ireland in June 2014. According to the article, "UCD agronomy specialist Dr. Tom McCabe said that achieving the highest levels of productivity through consistent excellence in crop management remains the key goal for every Irish tillage farmer." The story sheds light on the major challenges facing crop farmers around the world, and what can be done to improve yields. 

HIGH PLAINS JOURNAL: Succession Planning is Critical for Businesses, Farms

As stated in an article by the High Plains Journal, family businesses, family farms and large companies all have to consider how to survive through the next generation. Dean of the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School and friend of Alltech,  Damien McLoughlin, discussed succession planning during a session of the Alltech Symposium in Lexington, Kentucky on May 19.

Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale Expands Distribution to 25 States

Lexington, Kentucky's main daily newspaper, the Lexington Herald-Leader featured the announcement that Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co. has expanded distribution of Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale® to Texas, New Mexico, New Hampshire and beyond.