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Alltech to host innovation forums for Kentucky entrepreneurs in Bowling Green and Pikeville in October

[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Kentuckians in Bowling Green and Pikeville will have the opportunity to attend the Alltech Innovation Forum: Harnessing Kentucky’s Entrepreneurial Spirit on Oct. 6 and 7, respectively. These forums will explore opportunities in investing in Kentucky, utilizing Kentucky resources and building sustainable industries in the state.

Matt Einarson named regional director for Alltech Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines

Matt Einarson has assumed the title of regional director for Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines, effective September 1, 2016. Einarson previously was the managing director of EMF Nutrition, which he had also served as director of monogastric nutrition and business development. Most recently, he was the director of innovation and business development at Masterfeeds, Canada’s leading animal nutrition company, which was acquired by Alltech earlier this year.
[BANGKOK, Thailand] – Alltech, a global leader in animal health and nutrition, is pleased to announce that Matt Einarson has assumed the title of regional director for Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines, effective September 1, 2016. He will be based at the company’s Bangkok offices.

Discovering the innovations of tomorrow, today: The Pearse Lyons Accelerator calls all food and ag-tech entrepreneurs

Registration is now open for the Pearse Lyons Accelerator, commencing December 2016. Budding agricultural, food and technology entrepreneurs can register at Alltech.com/Accelerator.
[DUBLIN] – The Pearse Lyons Accelerator seeks to attract inventors, entrepreneurs and disruptors for its inaugural term. Set to run annually for five years, the program is a three-month intensive boot camp for food and agribusiness innovators with a proven technology that is ready for market. The program is designed to provide market opportunities for entrepreneurs to develop their fledgling agriculture, food and ag-tech plans. So if you have a business with a proven technology but need a boost when it comes to export market access, financing or marketing, then this program is for you.

Ten Chinese universities and research institutions convene for Alltech’s annual alliance meeting

On Sept. 3, professors and experts from the Alltech China Research Alliance project gathered to share their research progress and discuss the most pressing issues in the animal feed and nutrition industry. Attendees included Dr. Mark Lyons, global vice president and head of Greater China for Alltech (fifth from right in the front row); Professor Li Defa, academician at the Chinese Academy of Engineering (fourth from right in the front row); Professor Mai Kangsen, academician at the Chinese Academy of Engine
[BEIJING] – On Sept. 3, professors and experts from the Alltech China Research Alliance gathered to share their research progress and discuss the most pressing issues in the animal feed and nutrition industry.

Quantity not equal to quality: U.S. beef and dairy producers must remain vigilant to mycotoxin threats

Evidence of mycotoxins was found on this U.S. corn cob in Sept. 2016.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – The U.S. is expecting a large corn crop, projected as high as 15.09 billion bushels, and the 2016 wheat crop yields have been at or near record levels in several wheat classes. However, Alltech mycotoxin expert Dr. Max Hawkins has a warning: Quantity should not distract producers from being vigilant regarding quality and the potential for mycotoxin risk.

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