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Alltech Builds Algae Plant, Expands Production in Latin America

Dr. Mark Lyons, vice president for corporate affairs at Alltech, shares the company’s expansion plans for the Latin American market Wednesday at Alltech’s celebration to mark the beginning of construction on an algae plant in São Pedro do Ivaí, Paraná State, Brazil.
[SAO PEDRO, Brazil] – Within the framework of an expansion strategy for the Latin American region, Alltech, a global animal health and nutrition leader, commenced construction this week on an algae production plant on the same premises as Alltech Sao Pedro, the largest yeast plant for animal nutrition in the world. This new $63 million investment in Brazil will generate more than 200 direct and indirect jobs, and it will increase Alltech’s Latin America production by 58 percent.   

Connemara Golf Course Introduces New Executive Chef, Expanded Menu and Staff at Bill’s Saloon

Thanks to its first full-time executive chef, hungry patrons can now enjoy an expanded menu at Bill’s Saloon, located at Connemara Golf Course in the 1840s plantation house on the grounds. The course is just minutes south of Lexington in Nicholasville, Kentucky and Bill’s Saloon is open for lunch daily to the public from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Thanks to the addition of its first full-time executive chef, hungry patrons can now enjoy an expanded, updated menu at Bill’s Saloon, located at Connemara Golf Course in Nicholasville, Kentucky. Savoring a salmon salad or housemade pulled pork sandwich against the backdrop of an1840s plantation house and the rolling hills of an emerald-green golf course is a treat that both golfers and business professionals on their lunch break alike can enjoy.

Normandy, France to Host Alltech Global Dairy & Beef 2014

Global Dairy & Beef 2013 saw more than 760 attendees from over 50 countries representing 5 million cattle attend the RDS, Dublin, Ireland.  Additional high-resolution photos of the 2013 Alltech Global Dairy & Beef are available for direct download at Please select Global500 category from the left-side menu.
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] – The seventh edition of Alltech’s Global Dairy & Beef is returning to Europe this Aug. 30 – Sept. 2 in the Centre International de Deauville (CID), Normandy, France. Alltech’s Global Dairy & Beef forum is held annually and brings together some of the most progressive dairy and beef producers from around the world to enable them to network, share experiences and discuss plans for the year ahead.

Media Advisory: Missed Alltech's 30th Symposium? You Can Still Tune In

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WHAT:   If you missed seeing the action in Lexington, Kentucky, for Alltech’s 30th Annual International Symposium last week; you still have a chance to hear it.  New this year, Alltech has uploaded audio files for each session to the event’s portfolio of media resources.

Quality, Not Quantity, Counts In Pork Production Today

 World Pork Expo attendees will have the chance to learn how mineral nutrition can help produce quality piglets at Alltech’s booth #215 during Alltech’s Happy Hour from 4 to 5 p.m. on June 4 and 5.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – While it is difficult to predict the future, it’s inevitable that it will take the swine industry some time to recover. With more than 6,600 cases of PEDv confirmed in 30 states thus far, March hog inventories were 3.7 percent lower than a year ago, and this drop came despite farrowings that were 2.8 percent higher than last year. The recent USDA report showed April total pork inventories at 584.1 million lbs, up 8.6 million from March but down 116.9 million from April last year.