December 11, 2006
[Lexington, Kentucky] -- Alltech's annual North American Lecture Tour (NALT) will visit various locations in the U.S. and Canada from January 8-19, 2007.? This year's theme is, "How will we feed our animals?"? While corn has been found to be a major source of renewable energy by way of ethanol, the technology will require the use of a major portion of the world's corn supply.? This increased demand presents the challenge of producing enough corn to suffice the ethanol plants as well as the feed and food industries that provide nutrition for animals and humans alike.
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.