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Dublin Institute of Technology captures first prize at Alltech Innovation Competition with moringa social enterprise venture

Dr. Mark Gaffney, Alltech, Mary Delaney, Glanbia Agribusiness with Alltech Innovation Competition winners Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) students, Daniel Morgan, Stephen Walsh and Jack O’Farrell alongside Dr. Aoife Lyons, Alltech and Ross Hunt, Agrilarity. The DIT students captured first prize with their moringa social enterprise venture.
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] – Global animal health and nutrition company Alltech is delighted to announce the 2016 winner of the Alltech Innovation Competition hosted at its European headquarters in Dunboyne, County Meath, Ireland. Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) students Daniel Morgan, Ryan Williams, Jack O’Farrell and Stephen Walsh were awarded the overall prize for their outstanding competition entry Vikasa community, a social enterprise venture centred on the growth and harvesting of the moringa tree.

Pig and poultry diets: DDGs may be door to mycotoxin exposure

Over time, mycotoxins in DDGs and corn grain can have significant impact on pig and poultry feed intake, weight gain, gut health, immune response and feed conversion rate (FCR).
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Since the release of Alltech’s 2015 North America Harvest Analysis results, some pork and poultry producers have found a new source for mycotoxin contamination, this time during the process of renewable fuel production.

Alltech continues to invest in future dairy industry leaders

Global animal nutrition company Alltech announced the launch of its 2016 Alltech Dairy Career Development Program. Alltech will accept applications from April 15 to May 3, 2016. Successful applicants will begin the Dairy Career Development Program in September 2016.
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] – Global animal nutrition company Alltech announced the launch of its 2016 Alltech Dairy Career Development Program (DCDP) with an investment of approximately $1 million USD. The programme offers exciting opportunities for seven high-calibre European university graduates wishing to specialise in the dairy industry.

Morehead State University and University of Louisville teams win Alltech Innovation Competition 2016 with bee pollination, cooking oil management ideas

Morehead State University captured the undergraduate category win with a drone pollination venture.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – They say necessity is the mother of invention, and the seven Kentucky universities that competed at the fourth annual Alltech Innovation Competition went above and beyond with their inspiring business plans for real-world issues on April 9 at Bluegrass Community and Technical College’s Newtown Pike campus. Morehead State University’s undergraduate team and University of Louisville’s graduate team took home the top prizes of $10,000 apiece, the same amount with which Dr. Pearse Lyons founded Alltech, now a more than $2 billion company.

Alltech releases first global aquaculture feed production survey results

According to the Alltech 2016 Aquaculture Feed Survey, China was the number one aqua feed producer with 17.3 million tonnes at an average cost per finisher diet of $850 USD.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Following the highly regarded annual Global Feed Survey and based on several industry requests, Alltech has completed a deeper dive into analyzing the growing aquaculture feed sector and the increased finisher feed prices worldwide.