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The Pearse Lyons Accelerator receives 183 agri-tech applications from 38 countries across 6 continents

The Pearse Lyons Accelerator interview panel select start-ups to take part in a mentorship program for agri-business innovators. From left to right: Jon Bradford, program advisor, Aidan Connolly, chief innovation officer at Alltech and David Hunt, CEO at Cainthus. More information on The Pearse Lyons Accelerator can be found at  or
[DUBLIN, Ireland] – A total of 183 startups from 38 countries applied to be a part of The Pearse Lyons Accelerator, a late-stage, agri-tech accelerator run by Alltech and Dogpatch Labs. The accelerator will commence with 10 startups that have been chosen to take part in a mentorship program for agri-business innovators with a proven technology that is ready for market. The 10 successful applicants will work with Alltech and Dogpatch Labs to accelerate their business development through Alltech and its global network.

Alltech continues commitment to sustainable aquaculture research, alliances and solutions

Visit Alltech’s team at Booth 721 at Aquaculture America, held Feb. 19–22, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas, to discuss how Alltech’s aquaculture nutrition technologies, including algae products, improve performance and profitability.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Aquaculture is the fastest-growing segment in the feed industry. According to the 2017 Alltech Global Feed Survey, the aquaculture industry experienced a 12 percent increase in feed production in 2016 to 39.9 million metric tons. Asia maintained its volume and accounts for approximately three-quarters of global production per Alltech’s 2016 Aquaculture Survey. For many who are closely watching the aquaculture sector, this growth comes as no surprise. However, it presents a new set of challenges.

KEENAN underlines R&D strength as Michael Carbery appointed head of innovation

KEENAN is proud to announce the appointment of Michael Carbery as head of innovation
[BORRIS, Ireland] – Hot on the heels of revealing its manufacturing collaboration with Storti, KEENAN is proud to announce the appointment of Michael Carbery as head of innovation.

CRYSTALYX®’s Beef Cow Body Condition Score app makes it easier to monitor, analyze and track herd health

[MANKATO, Minn.] – CRYSTALYX® Brand Supplements, produced by Ridley, an Alltech company, has recently updated its Beef Cow Body Condition Score app. The free app helps beef cow-calf producers manage the nutrition program of their herd by tracking and monitoring body condition scores both individually and as a group.

China: Home to one-quarter of the world’s poultry and a rising class of urban “prosumers,” says Dr. Mark Lyons

Dr. Mark Lyons speaking at the Alltech Annual Breakfast Meeting during the International Production & Processing Expo 2017.
[ATLANTA] – Dr. Mark Lyons, global vice president and head of Greater China for Alltech, presented “Understanding China: How the second-largest poultry market is changing the world,” addressing the Alltech ACE principle of developing solutions that are safe for the Animal, Consumer and Environment, to an audience of 250 people during the Alltech Annual Breakfast Meeting at the International Production & Processing Expo.