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Silage tips to minimise mycotoxin risk

To minimise the risk of mycotoxins in the silage clamp, cut grass depending on soil and crop conditions.
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] – With peak silage-making season upon us, farmers are being urged to focus on the process to minimise the threat of moulds and potential multiple mycotoxin contamination in their conserved forage. Despite the recent cooler than average weather for this time of year, silage making has started early.  For good quality and quantity of silage, farmers are advised to cut and ensile grass correctly to minimise the risk of aerobic deterioration, mould development and multiple mycotoxin contamination.

Abdelrahman wins U.S. Aquaculture Society/Alltech Young Scientist Award

Dr. Kathleen Hartman, the former president of the United States Aquaculture Society (USAS), accepts the Alltech Young Scientist affiliation partnership certificate from Dr. Jorge Arias, Alltech. This year’s 10th annual Alltech Young Scientist program partnered with the USAS to award scientific intellect and investigation in the field of aquaculture
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – The United States Aquaculture Society (USAS) joined the Alltech Young Scientist (AYS) program in an inaugural partnership program, rewarding scientific intellect in the field of agri-science.

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.