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Five “Favorite Farmers” to attend ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference

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[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Global animal health and nutrition company Alltech has announced the five winners in its Favorite Farmer contest. Three Kentucky farmers, one Ohio producer and one Tennessee rancher received the most votes for their personal nomination stories in the social media competition. The winners, along with those who nominated them, will receive free registration and a $1,000 travel stipend to attend ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, May 22–25, in Lexington, Kentucky.

Practical programs to improve on-farm profitability highlighted at Farm World

Nigel Griffin, Alltech Australia area sales manager and on-farm support team member for East Gippsland, was on hand at Farm World, April 7–10, in Warragul, Victoria, spoke to attendees about nutrition programs to improve herd profitability.
[ROSEWORTHY, Australia] – Increased demand on animal performance and productivity inevitably brings new challenges and risks to modern animal production. Addressing the unavoidable risk of mycotoxins was a hot topic at the Alltech booth at Farm World, which attracted more than 50,000 people to Lardner Park in Warragul, April 7–10. The Alltech team spoke to many farmers and agriculture executives about the presence of mycotoxins in Australia and the importance of having a documented mycotoxin control program in place.

Alltech, WKU establish operating brewery, student lab & innovative coursework in brewing & distilling arts & sciences

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[BOWLING GREEN, Ky.] – Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co. is partnering with Western Kentucky University to bring the largest production-level brewing system to a university campus in the United States. The fully operational brewery will help support new undergraduate and graduate certificates in Brewing and Distilling Arts and Sciences, set to begin this summer.

Alltech opens state-of-the-art mycotoxin laboratory in Europe

The state-of-the-art Alltech 37+® mycotoxin analytical services laboratory now open at Alltech’s European Bioscience Centre in Ireland. Dr. Sanja Trajkovic pictured analyzing samples for mycotoxin contamination.
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] – Mycotoxin contamination in feed continues to be an ever-present risk. According to Alltech’s 2015 European Grains and Forage Harvest Analysis, dairy and beef cattle are at high risk for mycotoxin exposure. Inconsistent weather conditions during the summer of 2015 increased the risk for mycotoxin contamination, leading to irregularities in plant growth and wreaking havoc on the 2015 European crop. Alltech’s European Bioscience Centre in Dunboyne, Co. Meath, Ireland aims to be one step ahead of the mycotoxin challenge.

Alltech agrees to acquire Keenan, Ireland’s leading farming solutions manufacturer

The Keenan farm mixer wagon, also known as a “green machine,” has earned a reputation for its reliability and service. Keenan mixer wagons, together with InTouch technology are designed to deliver the optimal on farm feed mix consistently. Alltech confirmed its acquisition of Keenan today; Keenan is the 14th acquisition for Alltech globally since 2011.
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] – Alltech has agreed to acquire Keenan, a leading farming solutions company in Ireland. Keenan, now part of the Alltech family of companies, is the 14th acquisition for Alltech globally since 2011.