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Alltech completes acquisition of Ridley Inc.

Alltech has finalized its purchase of Ridley Inc., its eighth and largest acquisition to date.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Alltech announced today that it has successfully completed the acquisition of Ridley Inc. (“Ridley”) pursuant to the terms of the previously announced plan of arrangement transaction. 

Live drone demonstration wows at Alltech Crop Science open day

James O’Neil, Signpost Surveys, launches a drone during the Alltech Crop Science field and research day at Alltech’s European Headquarters, Dunboyne, Co. Meath. The seminar was led by crop industry experts and focused on the role of research in arable crop production and precision agriculture.
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] – Alltech Crop Science hosted a successful seminar at their European Headquarters in Dunboyne, Co. Meath, Ireland, highlighting the importance of research trials and precision agriculture in today’s arable crop industry. The seminar provided more than 30 keen delegates from across Europe with an opportunity to broaden their knowledge on global crop production practices and how precision agriculture technologies can increase efficiencies on-farm. 

Alltech joins COVAP to power efficiency on 320 Spanish dairy farms

Announcing a new on-farm dairy program in Spain (from left to right) are Mr. Emilio de Leon, production manager, COVAP, alongside Dr. Pearse Lyons, founder and president of Alltech. This new strategic alliance, with Alltech as COVAP’s exclusive nutrition partner, will aim to increase efficiency and milk yields while decreasing costs to some 320 Spanish dairy farmers in the Andalucía region of Spain.
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] – Global animal health leader Alltech is proud to announce a new on-farm dairy partnership with COVAP, one of Spain’s largest farmer co-operatives. COVAP45 in strategic alliance with Alltech will witness initial trials on 15 dairy farms in the Spanish region of Andalucía, with a view to spreading to all 320 farms within the COVAP cooperative by the end of 2017. The aim of COVAP45 is production efficiency for COVAP’s dairy farmers powered by Alltech’s nutrition expertise, with Alltech as the exclusive nutrition partner to COVAP in Spain.

Alltech highlights latest research in farmed trout at World Aquaculture 2015

Philip Lyons shares his doctoral research at World Aquaculture 2015, highlighting how All-G Rich, microalgae from Alltech, can benefit rainbow trout microbiome.
[JEJU, South Korea] –“The gut microbiome of farmed trout is far more complex than previous research has documented,” said Philip Lyons, at World Aquaculture 2015. More than 2,000 attendees came together to see nearly 400 scientific posters and hear some of the 600 presentations included in the program. Philip Lyons represented Alltech, the global leader in animal health and nutrition, with his talk, “Exploring the rainbow trout microbiome.”

Alltech Crop Science to demonstrate how precision agriculture technologies can increase arable crop efficiency

Industry leaders will discuss the future of the arable crop industry at Alltech Crop Science research day in Dunboyne, Ireland on June 9, 2015.
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] – Alltech Crop Science will host a crop field and research seminar on June 9, 2015 at their European headquarters in Dunboyne, Ireland. The seminar will provide interested parties with an opportunity to increase their knowledge on crop production practices, allowing them to see firsthand the research that Alltech is carrying out around the world. Industry experts will also discuss a vision for arable crop production and demonstrate how precision agriculture technologies can increase efficiency on the farm.