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Ireland's Prime Minister awards Dr. Pearse Lyons of Alltech with St. Patrick's Day Science Medal

Taoiseach Enda Kenny (right) presents The Science Foundation Ireland St. Patrick's Day Science Medal 2017 to Dr. Pearse Lyons, president of Alltech, at the United States Institute of Peace. Photographed by Nick Crettier.
[WASHINGTON D.C.] – An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD, has today presented Science Foundation Ireland’s (SFI) prestigious ‘St. Patrick’s Day Science Medal’ to Dr. Pearse Lyons, founder and president of Alltech, and Prof. Adrian E. Raftery, professor of statistics and sociology at the University of Washington, for their significant contribution to academia and industry.

George Blankenship, Jack Bobo, Peter Diamandis join lineup of innovative leaders for ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference

George Blankenship, Peter Diamandis and Jack Bobo will be featured at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE17), May 21–24 in Lexington, Kentucky. This year’s event, focused on disruptive ideas, is expected to draw more than 3,000 attendees from over 70 countries.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] — George Blankenship, former executive at Tesla Motors, Apple Computer and GAP Inc., uses uniquely innovative processes to transform status quo organizations into forward-thinking and dynamic players of the future.

10 companies agree to collaborate on sustainable agriculture goals in China

[BEIJING] – Leaders from nearly 300 agricultural companies gathered at the Greening of Chinese Agriculture Environmental Conference, held by Alltech in Beijing from March 8–9, to discuss and commit to energy conservation, production optimization, improved management practices, and agriculture laws and regulations.

Nine journalists to travel to South Africa for IFAJ-Alltech young leaders program

[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Nine agricultural journalists will soon dive into hands-on training featuring professional development, leadership and global networking as winners of the 2017 IFAJ-Alltech Young Leaders in Agricultural Journalism Award. The winners chosen for this year’s 12th annual award are: Tom Bicknell, Australia Kizito Cudjoe, Ghana Melanie Jenkins, United Kingdom

Top vocalists strike the right notes to win life-changing prizes at 12th annual Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition More than $500,000 in scholarships and prizes awarded

Jessica Bayne, who graduated from the University of Kentucky and currently resides in Lexington, Kentucky, was the First Place Alltech Graduate Winner at the 2017 Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition, where 21 young vocalists competed for more than $500,000 in scholarships and prizes. Credit: Huhtulag Henry
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Out of 250 applicants, 21 undergraduate and graduate students stepped into the spotlight at the 12th annual Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition to sing for a chance to win scholarships and prizes that will jumpstart their operatic careers.   “Competitions can bring out the best in us, as well as our visions, and all of these young people here have a vision,” said Dr. Pearse Lyons, founder and president of Alltech. “When we combine these things, we can change lives.”