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Alltech to award Gen. Colin Powell with Medal of Excellence

On Monday, May 18, Alltech will present General Colin Powell with the 2015 Medal of Excellence, the highest honor awarded annually by Alltech. Powell will be sharing his insights on leadership with the international attendees at the official opening session of the Alltech REBELation conference in Lexington, Kentucky, USA.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – General Colin Powell will receive the Alltech Medal of Excellence during the Alltech REBELation, a conference exploring innovation, inspiration and world-changing ideas in Lexington, Ky., May 17-20. The Medal of Excellence is Alltech’s highest distinction, awarded annually to someone of great achievement and character. Previous honorees include scientists such as Dr. Eugenia Wang for her pioneering work in microRNA and agricultural leaders such as Norman Borlaug, the “father of the Green Revolution.”

Seven European journalists prepare for IFAJ-Alltech Young Leaders boot camp

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[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] – Seven European agricultural journalists were selected for the 2015 IFAJ-Alltech Young Leaders in Agricultural Journalism award. A total of 10 participants were selected for this year’s award with seven of them being from Europe. The award supports the winners’ participation in the IFAJ Congress and in an intensive journalistic boot camp-style workshop that will take place October 12- 13, prior to the IFAJ Congress in New Zealand. The seven successful European applicants for this year’s 10th annual award are as follows:

An iconic cocktail reinvented: Kentucky Old Fashioned Barrel Ale summer seasonal beer debuts

A limited summertime release from Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. puts a new twist on the Southern favorite, with Kentucky Old Fashioned Barrel Ale. The subtly sweet, citrusy ale is brewed with orange peel, then aged in fresh bourbon barrels and bitters barrels with tart cherry. It hits store shelves this week in Kentucky, and will reach select markets in the company’s domestic distribution area soon. At 10 percent alcohol by volume (ABV), the limited seasonal release has a suggested retail price
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Cocktails are back in a big way, and now there’s a new way to enjoy the most iconic of them all – the Old Fashioned. A limited summertime beer release from Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. puts a new twist on the Southern favorite, with Kentucky Old Fashioned Barrel Ale. Ideal for fast-approaching Derby parties or late summer evenings on the patio, the cocktail-inspired brew will conjure up the sights and sounds of bartenders in starched shirts and white jackets, ragtime and the unmistakable clink of ice in a rocks glass.

Webinar alert: Spring storage concerns for dairy and beef feed

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WHAT: Join Dr. Max Hawkins, nutritionist, Alltech Mycotoxin Management Team, as he presents the latest information on the rising mycotoxin levels found in North America stored corn silage and TMR samples and the increased risk it presents to dairy and beef cattle. WHEN: Friday, May 8, 2015 12 p.m. EDT WHERE: To reserve a spot for the webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7085938291188564737

Alltech continues to invest in its global Mycotoxin Management team

Nick Adams (left), global director, Mycotoxin Management team, Alltech. Jonathan Younger (right), global marketing manager, Mycotoxin Management team, Alltech.
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland.] – Alltech has continued to invest in its comprehensive mycotoxin management service and product offering by promoting Nick Adams to the post of global director to lead strategy for the successful unit established in 2011. Adams has been with Alltech for more than 15 years, starting in the U.K. and then spending eight years in California. Previously global sales director, Adams will ensure the company’s now 50 member strong Mycotoxin Management team remains focused on delivering exceptional value for key distributors and livestock farmers across the world.

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