January 23, 2014
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] –One of Alltech’s crop science products has successfully defended a patent in Europe for its ability to reduce the effects of abiotic stress in plants. The United States Patent and Trademark Office officially granted the patent for the technology found in Soil-Set®, a biodiscretionary technology that includes specific bacterial metabolites such as natural enzymatic compounds that aid in root development and improve growth by activating soil microflora.
January 22, 2014
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] – To celebrate the upcoming Alltech International Craft Brews and Food Fair, set to be Ireland’s largest craft beer event, Alltech will host free craft beer tastings across Dublin’s city centre over the coming weeks, showcasing its Kentucky Ale® craft beverage range. That range includes the brewery’s flagship beer, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale®, a unique sipping ale that has been aged in Kentucky bourbon barrels for six weeks.
January 21, 2014
[DUBLIN, Ireland] – Diet could prove to be the strongest defence against a variety of human illnesses and diseases, a growing body of research shows, and the Health and Wellness Programme Feb. 6 at Alltech’s upcoming International Craft Brews & Food Fair will examine the topic in depth.
January 21, 2014
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] - In 2013, three Kentucky universities rose to Alltech President Dr. Pearse Lyons’ challenge – for $20,000, which school team could put forward the best plan for creating jobs in the Commonwealth, particularly Eastern Kentucky. In the end, it was an idea for reclaiming mountaintops with switchgrass for fuel from the University of Kentucky that reigned supreme.
January 20, 2014
[DES MOINES] – 2013 saw the arrival and rise of PEDv (Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus) in the United States. A virus that has already plagued many countries across the globe, the disease hit its momentum in December with the highest number of cases reported in the U.S. since the beginning of the outbreak, a peak that is continuing into the New Year. According to one industry expert, it’s now more important than ever for producers to not let their guard down.