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Morehead State University and University of Louisville teams win Alltech Innovation Competition 2016 with bee pollination, cooking oil management ideas

Morehead State University captured the undergraduate category win with a drone pollination venture.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – They say necessity is the mother of invention, and the seven Kentucky universities that competed at the fourth annual Alltech Innovation Competition went above and beyond with their inspiring business plans for real-world issues on April 9 at Bluegrass Community and Technical College’s Newtown Pike campus. Morehead State University’s undergraduate team and University of Louisville’s graduate team took home the top prizes of $10,000 apiece, the same amount with which Dr. Pearse Lyons founded Alltech, now a more than $2 billion company.

Alltech releases first global aquaculture feed production survey results

According to the Alltech 2016 Aquaculture Feed Survey, China was the number one aqua feed producer with 17.3 million tonnes at an average cost per finisher diet of $850 USD.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Following the highly regarded annual Global Feed Survey and based on several industry requests, Alltech has completed a deeper dive into analyzing the growing aquaculture feed sector and the increased finisher feed prices worldwide.

Has Type A made its way into your TMR?

The latest data from the Alltech 37+® mycotoxin anaylsis program indicates that Type A Trichothecenes, predominantly known as the T-2 group, are on the rise. Type A Trichothecenes’ levels have increased from 33.18 parts per billion (ppb) in September to 86.38 ppb in February.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – If dairy producers thought their corn silage quality was top notch when they packed it away after the 2015 harvest, they may want to check again. Since Alltech’s North America Harvest Analysis in December, additional testing through the Alltech 37+® mycotoxin analysis program is now indicating Type A Trichothecene mycotoxins are on the rise.

Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distilling Company’s new brew is off to the races for “Old Friends”

Kentucky Race Day Session IPA is available now on draft and in retail outlets beginning March 28. Aromatic, light-bodied and refreshing, the brew is dry hopped with Hallertau hops from a traditional German hop-growing region sacred to many brewers, as well as Cascade and Calypso hops from America’s Yakima Valley. From April 1 through May 8, a portion of the proceeds from Kentucky Race Day Session IPA will be donated to Old Friends.
[LEXINGTON, KY] - With anticipation mounting for the spring meet at Keeneland in April and the Kentucky Derby in May, Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distilling Company (ALBDC) has a new brew at the starting gate, fittingly named Kentucky® Race Day Session IPA. This brew packs all the flavor of a traditional IPA, but with less alcohol at 4.5 percent ABV. Aromatic, light-bodied and refreshing, the brew is dry hopped with Hallertau hops from a traditional German hop-growing region sacred to many brewers, as well as Cascade and Calypso hops from America’s Yak

ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference explores agriculture as the key to the future of food

The Alltech Ideas Conference, held annually in Lexington, Ky., USA, draws nearly 5,000 attendees from more than 60 countries to network and discuss world-changing ideas. The conference was themed the Alltech REBELation in 2015 (pictured) and is themed ONE in 2016.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] — Within the next 34 years, the world will add an extra 3 billion mouths to feed. What will that mean for humanity, or, perhaps even more importantly, the agriculture and food sectors responsible for nourishing them?

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