April 9, 2015
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Dairy farmers will soon discover that 2015 will be a challenging year to maintain profitability, according to one industry expert.
“Milk prices have dropped 30 percent compared to 2014,” said Mike Hutjens, professor of animal sciences emeritus, University of Illinois, Urbana. “Since feed costs can represent 50 percent of the total cost to produce milk, many dairy farmers are making feed changes that could save ten cents a day but are losing 25 cents of income in the process.”
April 7, 2015
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Just in time for sunny days at the track, golf course or by the grill, and of course, National Beer Day, Kentucky Race Day Session IPA is now on draft in Kentucky. The new India pale ale from Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. is packed with flavor but not alcohol, coming in at 4.5 percent alcohol by volume (ABV).
April 7, 2015
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Eight finalists will move on to the next level in the 10th annual Alltech Young Scientist program, the largest global university contest of its kind that rewards scientific genius and experimental application in agri-science.
A panel of agriculture industry leaders selected four undergraduate students and four graduate students from more than 8,800 registrants for the 2014-2015 term. Students were challenged to submit research studies that demonstrated a keen awareness of science and its applications for improving the future of the world.
April 6, 2015
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – The weather is warming up, and people are thirsty. Luckily, early bird tickets go on sale online today for the region’s largest craft beer and food festival. More than 120 beers brewed by 40 breweries from across the nation will be featured at the Alltech Craft Brews and Food Fest on Saturday, May 16, from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Lexington Convention Center’s Heritage Hall.
March 30, 2015
[BEIJING] – Top agribusiness companies, research institutes and universities from nine countries met in Beijing, China, this week to review their current activities with the Alltech Research Alliance and left with six new agricultural production issues to tackle in the next year.