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Alltech Young Scientist award winners unveiled at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference

The 2017 Alltech Young Scientist undergraduate winner, Joshua C. Gukowsky, with his award from Dr. Aoife Lyons, director of educational initiatives and engagement at Alltech. Students presented their papers on innovative agriscience ideas to a panel of international judges and a live audience during ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, held May 21–24. Gukowsky received a fully funded Ph.D. position and $5,000 USD.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Two students accepted the top global awards for the 12th annual Alltech Young Scientist (AYS) program, the world’ most prestigious agriscience competition for university students.

George Blankenship receives Alltech Medal of Excellence at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference 2017

Alltech founder and president, Dr. Pearse Lyons, presents George Blankenship, former executive at Tesla Motors, Apple Computer and GAP Inc., with the Alltech Medal of Excellence during ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky.
Former Tesla executive George Blankenship receives Alltech Medal of Excellence at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference Innovative and influential disruptor recognised for his contributions to the customer experience Alltech’s conference, now in its 33rd year, opened today in Lexington, Ky, USA 

Cheers to Monday Night Brewing, winner of the 2017 Commonwealth Cup at the Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fest

Atlanta brewery takes home the overall grand prize for their beer Tears of My Enemies   [LEXINGTON, Ky.] — Over 5,000 craft beer aficionados attended the fourth annual Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fest on May 20, 2017, at the Lexington Convention Center. This festival featured over 65 breweries from across the country, and food from local vendors and some of the best chefs in the state of Kentucky.

World’s largest agriscience student competition announces regional finalists

Jonas de Souza, Michigan State University, United States, has been selected as a graduate regional finalist for the 2017 Alltech Young Scientist program.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] — In just a few short weeks, some of the brightest scientific thinkers from colleges and universities around the world will gather under one roof for an opportunity to compete at the highest level and be rewarded for their innovative research. The Alltech Young Scientist (AYS) program, now in its 12th year, features the world’s largest agriscience competition, with 154 nominations from 134 professors representing 121 universities from 36 countries in 2017 alone.

Alltech acquires Montana-based WestFeeds

Alltech has acquired WestFeeds, a leading animal nutrition company in Montana. The acquisition includes manufacturing facilities in Billings (pictured) and Great Falls, as well as outlets in Billings, Dillon, Great Falls, Lewistown and Miles City.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] — Strengthening its commitment to bringing the latest field-proven technologies to Western U.S. livestock producers and companion animal owners, Alltech has purchased WestFeeds, a leading animal nutrition company in Montana. “WestFeeds has a strong reputation of providing producers with high quality animal nutrition products,” said Michael Castle, COO of Alltech. “We believe there is great benefit for our customers in our teams joining forces for the future.”