August 30, 2012
[Lexington, KY] – Aged for six weeks in freshly decanted bourbon barrels, Bourbon Barrel Ale is known for its robust and distinctive bourbon finish. It’s a favorite amongst Kentuckians, and along with the two other beers from Alltech’s Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., Kentucky Light and Kentucky Ale, is gaining national and international recognition.
August 28, 2012
[Lexington, KY] – With limited rainfall and record-breaking temperatures scorching much of the country this summer, the nation’s crops and forage have suffered from moderate to extreme drought conditions. Dire reports have filled the news, including a recent report from The New York Times that more than half of the corn crop is either in poor or very poor condition, and soy doesn’t look much better. As a result, corn and soy prices are soaring, and farmers will face significant challenges with the cost of feeding their animals.
August 24, 2012
Alltech is proud to announce that it is taking its whiskey business overseas to Ireland, birthplace of whiskey and of president and founder of Alltech, Dr. Pearse Lyons. The Vendome whiskey stills, used by Alltech’s Lexington Brewing Company and made in Louisville, Kentucky, were shipped over on the 22nd of August to become part of the fifth whiskey distillery in Ireland.
August 23, 2012
[Dunboyne, Ireland] — Recognizing a need to provide a global discussion on the topic of human capital in agriculture, the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) announced the release of a special issue of the journal, International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, devoted to human capital in food and agribusiness.
August 14, 2012
[Beijing, CHINA] – More than 125 poultry nutritionists and industry professionals gathered in Beijing, China, to attend the 2012 Alltech Poultry Summit. The three day event ventured into a world of opportunities and challenges by exploring the interplay of nutrition and genetics, examining the practices of several highly successful poultry regions and seeking to solutions to feeding 9 billion people by 2050. Leading industry experts, academics and nutritionists from around the world agreed that optimising nutrition is key to protecting the future of the poultry industry.