November 5, 2004
Dr. Pearse Lyons, president of the Kentucky headquartered company, Alltech, received an honorary doctorate from one of Ireland's leading universities on 3 November 2004. Dr. Lyons, who is Irish born, is a former student of the institute, where he received his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry in the 1960's. The day marked the start of the 150 year anniversary celebrations for University College Dublin, the largest college of the National University of Ireland.
October 26, 2004
Nutritionists and industry leaders joined forces to address ways to apply new mineral solutions to issues facing the animal health industry. This was the second of Alltech's new series of dedicated scientific seminars for the animal feed industry. The presentations challenged the attendees to redefine mineral nutrition to increase animal performance, productivity and profitability.
October 20, 2004
Alltech are pleased to announce their participation in Indochina's first major International Feed & Livestock Expo & Forum - Vietstock 2004. Held at the Vietnam Agricultural Fair & Exhibition Centre from the 1st to the 3rd of December, Alltech will be showcasing their natural technologies on booth number A001. Over the three days, visitors are invited to the both to hear Ms. Nguyen Tho, General Manager of Alltech Vietnam hold discussions on 'Mycotoxin Control in Feed'.
October 20, 2004
Congratulations to Stelbro Michelle Rubens-Red-Et, winner of Alltech's Miss Yea-Sacc1026 competition. In addition to the title, her owner, Kurt Loehr of Egan, Wisc., received a $500 cash scholarship from Alltech to help defray the costs of their trip to the World Dairy Expo. The Miss Yea-Sacc1026 competition, a two-month-long contest among cows fed Yea-Sacc1026, received several excellent entrants.
October 15, 2004
Dr. Peter Karnezos has been named CEO of Optigen Technologies, an Alltech company. Optigen Technologies has been established to promote the recently acquired Optigen 1200, a time-release technology used in the agricultural feed industry to enhance food animal production. Optigen 1200 was purchased from Agway's CPG Nutrients division in Kittanning, Penn.