July 8, 2014
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – With the numerous health and environmental challenges upsetting the pig industry at present, the summer heat is one seasonal condition producers cannot afford to let stifle their profitability. When managed poorly, the heat can take a serious toll on performance, especially in finishing pigs.
Heat and wide fluctuations in temperature can often cause immense stress for the animals, resulting in lower performance and health problems.
July 8, 2014
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland.] – Since 2010, Alltech has celebrated the creativity, excellence and passion of equine journalists through the Alltech ‘A+’ Award. The annual media contest, which is now open to entries for the 2015 awards, has been organised in partnership with the International Alliance of Equestrian Journalists (IAEJ) to recognise their members and reward their commitment to equine journalism.
July 8, 2014
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Diehard craft brew fans appreciate the perfect balance of art and science that ferments in the keg of a homebrewer; and oftentimes it takes casks of attempts to get that balance just right. Yet, two local brewers have their formula all figured out. On July 2, mugs were raised in a toast to husband and wife duo, Chad and Mary Shive of Lexington, who took home the first place prize in the 8th Annual Kentucky Ale® Pro-Am Brew-Off, hosted by Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distilling Company, for their palate-pleasing Robust Porter.
June 30, 2014
[CAPE TOWN, South Africa] – The “last frontier” in terms of available and productive land, Africa currently dominates the “future of food” discussion. Delegates at the 2014 International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) took a further GLIMPSE™ at Africa’s opportunities and the specific role agriculture can play in meeting the demands created by the continent’s strong economic growth and its growing middle class.
June 26, 2014
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – The Livestock Production Council (LPC) has announced that four United States agricultural journalism students will be rewarded for their talent with the 2014 Forrest Bassford Student Travel Award. The award, sponsored by Alltech, supports the journalists’ travel fees and participation at the Livestock Production Council annual convention and Ag Media Summit in Indianapolis, Indiana July 26-30, where they will have the chance to compete for the 2014 Forrest Bassford Student Award.