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Top five Alltech blog posts for 2015: From the first Global Craft Beer Survey to the expansion of the Alltech family

Alltech takes a look back at its blog readers’ favorite blog posts of 2015.
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] – 2015 was an exciting year for Alltech so we have taken the time to review and reflect on what caught our blog readers’ attention. To celebrate this past year, we have selected the top five popular blog posts of 2015. Each of the posts reflects the highlights during the year, including the first Global Craft Beer Survey, the fourth annual Global Feed Survey, the expansion of the Alltech family and more.  The most widely read blog posts that you may want to check out as we head into 2016 include:

Double triumphs at the 2015 Alltech Christmas Puissance

Jos Verlooy clears the impressive 2.15m (7ft 1in) brick wall—one of the highest to be seen at Olympia. Photo credit: Kit Houghton
[LONDON] – The captivated audience were kept on the edge of their seats as they watched two exceptional riders compete to share a thrilling Alltech Puissance at Olympia, The London International Horse Show. Jos Verlooy from Belgium and Germany’s Hilmar Meyer were the only two to make it through to the fifth round.

Alltech expands production plant to serve growing demand from Oceania dairy and beef market

(L to R) Matthew Smith, Alltech vice president of Asia-Pacific, Rob McFarlane, general manager, Alltech Oceania ruminant team, and Mark Peebles, Lienert general manager, announce the expansion of production facilities to accommodate growing demand for Optigen II™.
[ROSEWORTHY, Australia] – Due to increasing demand, global animal health and nutrition company Alltech has expanded its production facility in Forbes, New South Wales, producing Optigen II™ in Australia for the first time. The new facility will satisfy growing demand from the dairy, beef and sheep markets for Optigen II, a slow-release, non-protein nitrogen source. Originally developed by Cornell University, Optigen II has been used worldwide for more than 10 years, supported by in vitro, in situ and in vivo research.

Institute of Rural Management Anand team captures first prize at Alltech Innovation Competition, India

Dr. Aman Sayed, general manager South Asia Alltech, and Dr. H. Shivanna, vice chancellor, UAS GKVK, felicitating winners of the Alltech Innovation Competition 2015 from the Institute of Rural Management Anand.
[BENGALURU, India] – Global animal health and nutrition company Alltech is delighted to announce the 2015 winner of the Alltech Innovation Competition, India, hosted in Bengaluru. The competition celebrates business and entrepreneurship, and challenges the creative minds of university students. Institute of Rural Management Anand students, Mohit Dave, Pranav Harshe and Varun Modi were awarded the first prize of Rs.

Alltech Dairy School: “One Team, One Dream”

Jim Ostrom, president and CEO of Milk Source Agricultural Holding, presented, “Putting together your management team, makes the dream work!” at Alltech Wisconsin's Dairy School. His advice to dairy owners is to hire quality personnel to minimize risk.
[GREEN BAY, Wis.] – More than 200 farmers, nutritionists and industry professionals huddled together at Lambeau Field recently to discuss the latest strategies for successful dairy farming and how to achieve their goals for “One Team, One Dream” within the industry at Alltech Wisconsin’s Dairy School. A pre-conference breakfast kicked off the event with Kevin Wulf, Riverview Dairy presenting “There is no ‘I’ in team!” and Charlie Crave, Crave Brothers Dairy LLC, with “Prospectives for the next generation team.”

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