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Alltech Accepting Applications for its Third Annual Career Development Program for Recent Graduates

Alltech is accepting applications from August 15-September 30 for its third Alltech Career Development Program. The 2014 Alltech Career Development Program (CDP) consisted of 15 members from across the globe. The CDP members of last year’s class are joined here by Alltech’s Dr. Pearse Lyons, Dr. Aoife Lyons, Emer Kelly, Suniti Mujumdar, Damien McLoughlin of University College Dublin, and Aidan Connolly.
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] - In a fast-moving and ever-changing world, it’s a challenging time to graduate and embark on a career. However, an array of attractive and stimulating career paths could be at the fingertips of students from around the world through the Alltech Career Development Program. From Aug. 15 – Sept. 30, Alltech will accept applications for the third annual program from recent graduates of bachelor’s or master’s degree programs and will screen applicants with a view to commencing work in February 2015.

Alltech Expert Receives Brazil’s “Technician of the Year” Award

Winston Giardini, Ruminant Technical Manager for Alltech Latin America, receives the Agroleite 2014 trophy as “Technician of the Year "from Marcos Bertolini, mayor of Castro.
[CURITIBA, Brazil] – Winston Giardini, ruminant technical manager for Alltech Latin America, was awarded with the Agroleite 2014 Trophy, a prize that rewards the best performers in Brazil’s dairy business. The initiative acknowledges the contributions the recipient has made at each dairy production stage, from on-farm activities all the way to the final consumer.

Alltech Music Festival Provides the Soundtrack to the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy

[CAEN, France] – With just ten days to go to the official opening ceremony of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy, Alltech is also counting down to the opening of the Alltech Music Festival. Commencing on Sunday, Aug. 24, musicians will play from 7 p.m. on eight evenings of the Games. The Alltech Music Festival will be free of charge to everyone holding a Games sport ticket or Games Village ticket (€5.00).

Kansas State University Student Receives 2014 Forrest Bassford Award

Ann Hess, North America field PR manager for Alltech, presents the Livestock Production Council Forrest Bassford Student Award to the 2014 winner Logan Britton, Kansas State University, at the Ag Media Summit.
[FORT WORTH] – Logan Britton, a senior majoring in agricultural communications and agriculture economics at Kansas State University (KSU), is the recipient of the 2014 Livestock Publications Council (LPC) Forrest Bassford Student Award sponsored by Alltech. Britton was presented a $2,000 scholarship and a plaque during the Ag Media Summit (AMS) held in Indianapolis, Indiana, July 26-30.

Lexington Mixologist Wins Town Branch Cocktail Contest with French Toast Inspired Cocktail

Daniel Weeks of Shorty’s on Short Street won the top prize in the first Town Branch Cocktail Contest Aug.4, 2014 with his strawberry French toast inspired “Town Toast” cocktail. Mark Coffman, right, is master distiller at Town Branch Distillery and served as one of the judges. Weeks took home $1,000 cash, cocktail naming rights and entrance into the Bourbon Social Barrel Cup Cocktail Competition in October.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – A Lexington bartender’s tasty mix of fresh muddled strawberries, vanilla, Town Branch® Rye and Ale-8-One, complemented by the spice of cinnamon, pleased the judges’ palates so much that he took home the top prize in the first Town Branch® Cocktail Contest Monday evening.