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Alltech and the International Alliance of Equestrian Journalists announce 2015 A+ Award winners

Mollie Bailey of The Chronicle of the Horse receives the 2015 Alltech A+ Award for excellence in equine journalism for her win in the photography category. Presenting the award is Elizabeth Bagby, corporate marketing manager at Alltech. Photo Credit: Diana DeRosa Photo
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Alltech and the International Alliance of Equestrian Journalists (IAEJ) are pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Alltech ‘A+’ Awards for outstanding coverage of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy. The A+ Awards were established in 2010 by Alltech, in collaboration with the IAEJ, to reward creativity, passion and excellence in equestrian journalism. The focus of the awards program this year was the World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France.

Alltech acquires Ridley Inc. to strengthen global leadership position in commercial animal nutrition

Creates comprehensive animal nutrition offering for North American and international farming Combined company to be a global leader in animal health and nutrition with annual revenues in excess of USD $1.6 billion Allows Alltech to deliver greater performance and value to farms around the world with industry’s most advanced animal nutrition products and solutions Accelerated product innovation from combined technology, research and data analytics

Call for entries for the second Alltech Commonwealth Cup; only professional craft beer competition in Kentucky

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WHAT: The Alltech Craft Brews and Food Fest presents the second annual Alltech Commonwealth Cup competition. Following the success of the third annual international Dublin Craft Beer Cup in Ireland in February, Alltech is bringing the excitement and passion back home to the Bluegrass with the only professional craft beer competition in Kentucky.

University College Dublin captures first prize at Alltech Innovation Competition with “Moo Shoe”

Dr. Aoife Lyons, director of educational initiatives at Alltech, presenting Shannon Coco, Catherine O’Connell and Rebecca Fitzgerald of University College Dublin, winners of the Alltech Innovation Competition 2015 with a cheque for €4,000. The winning concept “Moo Shoe” provides a solution to lameness, an issue that affects one in five cows on Irish dairy farms.
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] – Global animal health and nutrition company Alltech is delighted to announce the 2015 winner of the Alltech Innovation Competition hosted at its European headquarters, Dunboyne, Co. Meath. University College Dublin (UCD) students, Catherine O’Connell, Rebecca Fitzgerald and Shannon Coco, were awarded the overall prize for their outstanding competition entry – Moo Shoe. The Moo Shoe provides a solution to one of the biggest problems in the dairy cow industry – lameness, an issue that affects one in five cows on Irish dairy farms.

UPike poultry and KSU aquaponic innovations capture first prizes at Alltech competition

Dr. Pearse Lyons, president and founder of Alltech, presents the $10,000 award to winner of the 2015 Alltech Innovation Competition graduate track - the University of Pikeville. L to R: Dr. Pearse Lyons, president and founder of Alltech; Kerri Snow; Wesley Arnett; Justin Prater; Van Clouse, competition moderator; David Snow, team adviser; Molly Frank; Benjamin Clayton, adviser;  and Paul Patton, former governor of Kentucky and the interim president of the University of Pikeville.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – In a battle of brains amongst seven Kentucky universities in the 2015 Alltech Innovation Competition, it was Kentucky State University and the University of Pikeville who emerged as victors, respectively capturing the undergraduate and graduate first place designations. Each team won $10,000, the amount with which Dr. Pearse Lyons founded Alltech, now a $1 billion company operating in 128 countries.