November 27, 2006
[Lexington, Kentucky] -- Global animal health company Alltech has announced the purchase of 165 acres adjacent to its global headquarters in Nicholasville, Kentucky.? The site, which is currently a golf course, is named Connemara after the rugged province in the west of Ireland.? According to Ireland native Dr. Pearse Lyons, founder and president of Alltech, this made the purchase even more interesting.? Lyons plans to continue running the golf course over the next few years; however, the long-term plan is to locate a bioscience-technology park on the land.
November 15, 2006
[Dublin, Ireland] -- Alltech is pleased to annonce the tour dates for the 21st European Lecture Tour (ELT). This year's lecture tour will focus on 'Feeding the Gene for Performance and Profitability' and will visit 39 countries throughout Europe and Africa/Middle East.? The tour will begin on February 12 in Cork, Ireland, and conclude on March 23 in Casablanca, Morocco. Speakers on the Lecture Tour include:
November 15, 2006
[Dublin, Ireland] -- Commercial availability of effective organic selenium supplements in the EU could open up a new era of added value food products for livestock farmers throughout the region, according to nutrition researcher and consultant Dr. Peter Surai.
November 2, 2006
[Lexington, Kentucky] -- Global animal health company Alltech will host a Mycotoxin Awareness meeting on November 14 in Middlebury, Indiana.? Local dairy producers will have the opportunity to learn more about toxic metabolites found in stored grain, forage, silage and even in pasture grasses.
November 1, 2006
[Lexington, Kentucky] -- More than 40 nutritionists, distillers, feed mill managers, journalists, and production managers gathered at Alltech on October 23 and 24 to discuss the ever-increasing role that dried distillers' grains with solubles (DDGS) will play in animal agriculture.? Between current technology limitations and President George W. Bush's "30 in 30" mandate, which challenges the United States to provide 30% of its fuels through biofuels by 2030, grains to feed our animals will be in higher demand.