May 18, 2015
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell addressed a packed audience Monday in Rupp Arena at the opening session of the Alltech REBELation, an international conference exploring innovation, inspiration and world-changing ideas that continues through Wednesday.
It was the first time the event’s plenary sessions were held in the famed Rupp Arena, a venue large enough to accommodate the nearly 3,000 attendees from 63 countries.
May 16, 2015
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – It’s a huge day for the owner of The Dayton Beer Company – not only is he getting married at his new brewery today, but his “Batch 100” golden strong ale was also chosen from over 350 beers to win the Alltech Commonwealth Cup. The competition is the only professional beer competition in Kentucky and boasted 350 beers from 20 countries and five continents competing for the title.
May 15, 2015
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Grab your sampling glass and get ready – 180 beers brewed by 51 breweries from across the nation will be on tap at the Alltech Craft Brews and Food Fest this Saturday, May 16, from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Lexington Center’s Heritage Hall. The beerfest is one of the largest in the region and is even doubling its floor space this year, boasting local food, craft distillers, live entertainment and sensory sessions.
May 15, 2015
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – With milk prices on a downward slope this spring, it’s more important than ever not to dump money down the drain this summer.
Keeping cattle healthy and protected from the threat of mastitis can be extremely difficult, especially during the summer months. Heat, humidity and other factors can make managing the potential for pathogenic bacteria even more difficult. Poor practices that might be tolerated during cooler parts of the year hold minimal to no forgiveness during the warmer months.
May 8, 2015
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Dairy and beef producers should keep a watchful eye over the remaining 2014 crop in their bins as both corn silage and total mixed rations (TMR) are now trending at high risk for mycotoxin contamination, according to Alltech’s recent storage analysis.