May 5, 2015
[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.
May 4, 2015
[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.
May 1, 2015
[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.”
April 29, 2015
[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:
April 29, 2015
[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.