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Top vocalists sing for their futures at Alltech’s 11th annual Vocal Scholarship Competition

Makeda Hampton sang her way to the graduate first prize at the 11th Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Twenty-one voices with a shared dream: Undergraduate and graduate-level students sang for a chance at that dream on Sunday evening at Alltech’s 11th annual Vocal Scholarship Competition. Of the 250 singers from 25 states and six countries who competed in the preliminary competition, 21 finalists from four regions of the world stunned audiences when they took to the University of Kentucky’s Singletary Center stage in Lexington, Ky., to compete for more than a half-million dollars in scholarships and prizes.

Alltech announces Young Scientist 2016 regional winners and finalists

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[LEXINGTON, Ky.] — Eight regional winners will move to the next level in the 11th annual Alltech Young Scientist program, the largest global university contest of its kind that rewards scientific genius and experimental application in agriscience. A panel of leading scientists selected four undergraduate and four graduate winners for the 2016 competition. Students were challenged to submit research studies that demonstrated a keen awareness of science and its applications for improving the future of the world.

Alltech appoints new Asia-Pacific technical team coordinator

Alltech is pleased to announce the appointment of Octavio Eckhardt to the role of technical team coordinator, Asia-Pacific, based in Bangkok.
[BANGKOK] – Alltech is pleased to announce the appointment of Octavio Eckhardt to the role of technical team coordinator, Asia-Pacific, based in Bangkok. Matthew Smith, Alltech vice-president, commented, “We are very pleased to have Octavio on our team. He is an exceptional candidate with a long track record and I am confident he will lead our technical team in providing outstanding support to our customers.”

Asia: Threat or opportunity? Australian dairy farmers must embrace change

Matthew Smith, Alltech vice president of Asia-Pacific, recently spoke about the incredible growth of Asia’s dairy market at the Australian Dairy Conference, where speakers from around the globe gathered to share encouragement and ideas about the dairy industry.
[SHEPPARTON, Australia] – Born from dairy cooperatives in two small villages in India, Amul has grown to become the largest dairy producer in India by volume, collecting nearly 15 million litres of milk per day. This year, Amul will manufacture more than three million tonnes of dairy feed to keep up with demand for milk, making it the largest cattle feed producer in Asia. The company’s three-fold growth over the past 12 months clearly illustrates India’s position as the most influential dairy producer globally.

IFM laboratory characterizes four U.S. dairy diet profiles

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[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – More than 1,500 feed samples have been analyzed at Alltech’s In Vitro Fermentation Model (IFM) laboratory in Brookings, S.D. since its inception in 2013, and with that data researchers have been able to put together four specific regional dairy diet profiles.