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2014 Agribusiness and Food World Forum Takes GLIMPSE at Growing Africa through Agriculture

Aidan Connolly, vice president, corporate affairs of Alltech, presents “GLIMPSETM of the future; A lens through which to view Africa’s rising” at a special session at the Agribusiness and Food World Forum by the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA).
[CAPE TOWN, South Africa] – The “last frontier” in terms of available and productive land, Africa currently dominates the “future of food” discussion.  Delegates at the 2014 International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) took a further GLIMPSE™ at Africa’s opportunities and the specific role agriculture can play in meeting the demands created by the continent’s strong economic growth and its growing middle class.

Four Up-and-Coming Ag Journalists Selected to Compete for the 2014 Forrest Bassford Student Award

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[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – The Livestock Production Council (LPC) has announced that four United States agricultural journalism students will be rewarded for their talent with the 2014 Forrest Bassford Student Travel Award. The award, sponsored by Alltech, supports the journalists’ travel fees and participation at the Livestock Production Council annual convention and Ag Media Summit in Indianapolis, Indiana July 26-30, where they will have the chance to compete for the 2014 Forrest Bassford Student Award.

Alltech’s Dairy Protein Programme Reduces Europe’s Dependence on Imported Soybean Meal

Sylvie Andrieu, European Ruminant Solutions Deployment Team manager, Alltech
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland.] – Every farmer values the importance of feeding the right protein source to their dairy herd at the optimal level in order for rumen bacteria to achieve maximum efficiency, and recent trials involving Alltech’s Rumagen® product indicate it is possible to improve animal performance, protect the farmer’s bottom line and minimize environmental impact.

Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale® to Flow Into New Territories, Soon to be in 25 States

Brews from Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co. have expanded into new states including Texas, New Mexico, and New Hampshire, where fans are eager for the brewery’s beer, particularly its flagship Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale®. The popular ale is aged in bourbon barrels from the finest distilleries in Kentucky for at least six weeks, and has developed a devoted fan following since its launch in 2006.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Brews from Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co. have expanded into new states, including Texas, New Mexico and New Hampshire, where fans are eager for the brewery’s unique brews, particularly its flagship Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale®. The award-winning ale is aged in bourbon barrels from Kentucky distilleries in the heart of bourbon country for at least six weeks, and has developed a devoted fan following since its launch in 2006.

Europe - Do You Know What’s Growing In Your 2013 Stored Crop?

Analytical Services Laboratory, powered by Alltech, Winchester, Kentucky
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] – At the beginning of this year, Alltech’s 37+™ survey of European feedstuffs warned that corn and wheat samples analysed from 2013’s harvested crop contained multiple mycotoxins. Approximately ten months on from harvest, producers are facing new challenges as rising temperatures, moisture levels, crop damage and feed management contribute to further mould growth and the development of storage mycotoxins.  

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