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Top vocalists strike the right notes to win life-changing prizes at 12th annual Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition More than $500,000 in scholarships and prizes awarded

Jessica Bayne, who graduated from the University of Kentucky and currently resides in Lexington, Kentucky, was the First Place Alltech Graduate Winner at the 2017 Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition, where 21 young vocalists competed for more than $500,000 in scholarships and prizes. Credit: Huhtulag Henry
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Out of 250 applicants, 21 undergraduate and graduate students stepped into the spotlight at the 12th annual Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition to sing for a chance to win scholarships and prizes that will jumpstart their operatic careers.   “Competitions can bring out the best in us, as well as our visions, and all of these young people here have a vision,” said Dr. Pearse Lyons, founder and president of Alltech. “When we combine these things, we can change lives.”  

KEENAN debuts its first self-propelled MechFiber machine at SIMA in France

The KEENAN MechFiber345SP is the first in the long-awaited range of KEENAN self-propelled diet feeders.
[PARIS] – At the SIMA trade show in France’s capital, KEENAN proudly showcased the latest in a string of innovations since its acquisition by Alltech in April 2016. The introduction of the KEENAN MechFiber345SP, the first self-propelled machine in the KEENAN range, marks a new path for the company and one that has been long-awaited.

Hungary and New Zealand take home top awards at the Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair

Ádám Dudok and Máté Ábrahám of Horizont celebrate winning The Dublin Craft Beer Cup for their Saison Witbier. The award was presented by Dr. Pearse Lyons, founder and president of Alltech, and Dr. Gearoid Cahill, director of brewing science at Alltech, at the opening night of the Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair in Dublin, Ireland.
[DUBLIN, Ireland] – Out of the 370 craft beers competing in The Dublin Craft Beer Cup, it was Saison Witbier from Horizont of Hungary that took home the top prize at the Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair. The saison wheat beer, with its refreshing citrus aroma, was an overwhelming favourite with the 28 independent judges. The Classic Pear Cider from McCashin’s Brewery of New Zealand also struck a chord with judges, particularly its perfect balance of sweetness and acidity and its impressive pear top notes, to win The Dublin Craft Cider Cup.

Alltech Crop Science launches crop version of Alltech’s “My Farm. My Future.” contest for a chance to win a trip to ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference

[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Farmers have a rich history of adapting to changing landscapes and innovating to nourish the world. While dealing with whatever challenges the day (and the weather) might bring, they also look ahead to build a future for their farm by implementing new management practices, technologies and crop management as well as training the next generation.

The Pearse Lyons Accelerator receives 183 agri-tech applications from 38 countries across 6 continents

The Pearse Lyons Accelerator interview panel select start-ups to take part in a mentorship program for agri-business innovators. From left to right: Jon Bradford, program advisor, Aidan Connolly, chief innovation officer at Alltech and David Hunt, CEO at Cainthus. More information on The Pearse Lyons Accelerator can be found at  or
[DUBLIN, Ireland] – A total of 183 startups from 38 countries applied to be a part of The Pearse Lyons Accelerator, a late-stage, agri-tech accelerator run by Alltech and Dogpatch Labs. The accelerator will commence with 10 startups that have been chosen to take part in a mentorship program for agri-business innovators with a proven technology that is ready for market. The 10 successful applicants will work with Alltech and Dogpatch Labs to accelerate their business development through Alltech and its global network.