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Coppens International welcomes compliance with ASC’s Freshwater Trout Standard

Coppens International – An Alltech company and leading European aquaculture solutions and nutrition provider, is now officially in compliance with the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Freshwater Trout Standard for responsible aquaculture. Pictured is the Coppens International production facility, Nettetal, Germany.
[HELMOND, the Netherlands] – Coppens International, an Alltech company and leading international aquatic feed solutions provider, is now officially in compliance with the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Freshwater Trout Standard for responsible aquaculture. Achieving ASC compliance, following an independent assessment, comes shortly after the addition of Coppens International to the family of global animal health and nutrition company, Alltech.

Discovering the solutions of tomorrow today: Alltech Young Scientist program calls all future innovators

The 2016 Alltech Young Scientist (AYS) graduate winner Richard Lally of the Institute of Technology, Carlow in Ireland, pictured (center) with Dr. Aoife Lyons (left), director of educational initiatives at Alltech, and Victoria Liu (right), AYS program manager, received a fully funded postdoctorate position and $10,000 USD. Registration is now open for the 2017 competition, and students can register at AlltechYoungScientist.com.
[LEXINGTON, KY.] – The Alltech Young Scientist (AYS) program, the world’s largest university-level competition in agri-science, seeks to attract future innovators for its 2017 term. Regional first-place winners will be invited to attend an all-expense-paid Alltech Young Scientist Discovery Week, culminating at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. Here, the brightest minds will compete to obtain a fully funded Ph.D.

Alltech calling talented young graduates to join its 2017 Career Development Program

The 2016 Alltech Career Development Program (CDP) consists of 10 members from across the globe. The CDP members are joined by Dr. Pearse Lyons, founder and president of Alltech, Dr. Aoife Lyons, director of educational engagement, Alltech and Alltech’s Suniti Mujumdar, Richard Feuerstein and Megan Niehaus. Alltech invites graduates to apply during the window of Aug. 15–Sept. 30 via the Alltech Corporate Career Development Program website.
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] – Exciting opportunities await 12 high-calibre graduates as the fifth annual Alltech Corporate Career Development Program seeks to recruit recent bachelor’s and master’s degree graduates. Alltech invites graduates who wish to develop skills in science, veterinary science, biotechnology, information technology, marketing and finance to apply during the window of Aug. 15–Sept.

Ag Media Summit: University of Missouri student chosen for 2016 Forrest Bassford Student Award

Nora Faris (left), University of Missouri, receives the 2016 Livestock Publications Council Forrest Bassford Student Award from Ann Hess (right), on-farm communications manager for Alltech, during the Ag Media Summit in St. Louis, Missouri, July 23–27.
[ST. LOUIS] – Nora Faris, a sophomore pursuing a bachelor’s degree in agricultural marketing and broadcast reporting at the University of Missouri, took home the 2016 Livestock Publications Council (LPC) Forrest Bassford Student Award sponsored by Alltech. Faris was presented a $2,000 scholarship and a plaque during the Ag Media Summit (AMS) held in St. Louis, Missouri, July 23­­­–27.

Water use assessment offers opportunity to cut dairying costs

Alltech E-CO2 has developed an independently accredited water footprinting tool, Dairy Aqua-print™, allowing dairy producers to measure and monitor water use. The tool has been accredited by the Carbon Trust to comply with the ISO 14046 standard and the Water Footprint Network (WFN) methodology, ensuring the highest level of accuracy and validity. Measuring water use on dairy units is an important step in improving the efficiency with which this valuable resource is used.
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] – With water contributing to the cost of milk sold on many dairy farms, the availability of a new independently accredited assessment tool to measure and monitor consumption could be a significant cost saver for the industry. The new Dairy Aqua-print™ water footprinting tool has been developed by Alltech E-CO2 as an addition to its existing carbon and cost of production tools, and can also be used as a stand-alone assessment.

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