Coach Cal Receives 2015 Alltech Humanitarian Award

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John Calipari, head men’s basketball coach for the University of Kentucky, received Alltech’s prestigious 2015 Humanitarian Award for his extensive work in Haiti. Dr. Pearse Lyons presented it to him on his home court at Rupp Arena while addressing the congregation of attendees at REBELation. Known as a “dream maker,” Calipari has guided six college basketball teams to the Final …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Audio, leadership

REBELS – Challenged to Think Differently

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Alltech REBELation is in the books, but that doesn’t mean our wheels should stop spinning. This week attendees have been sent home with a challenge. A challenge to see the world as it is by embracing risks, taking action and seeing rewards. Dr. Pearse Lyons told us to “do what makes our hearts sing” and to “never say never.” Innovation …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Audio

Undercover Videos – A Proactive Approach

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Dr. Helen Wojcinski, DVM DVSc ACPV, Science & Sustainability Manager, Hybrid Turkeys, provided a case study on how they proactively managed an undercover video at the recent Animal Ag Alliance Stakeholders Summit. “We always want to make sure we have good animal welfare programs in place, commitment of senior managers and engagement of employees so they understand what it means. …

Ag Group, Animal Activists, Animal Agriculture

Meet Another New Holland Next Gen Winner

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It’s time to meet another of the New Holland Voice of the Next Gen Contest winners. Will Bundy is from Lebanon, Va. and found out about the contest while scrolling through his Facebook newsfeed. Music is a passion of his family’s, stemming back to his grandpa’s clan playing bluegrass. He has since got the country bug and enjoys singing and …

Agribusiness, Audio, Contest, New Holland

Are You Ready To Be A REBEL?

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Who’s ready to be a REBEL? Tomorrow Chuck and I will head to Lexington, KY for Alltech’s REBELation. This once-in-a-lifetime conference is merging science, agriculture, entrepreneurship, business and marketing to inspire and re-engergize lives and businesses. Keynote speakers will include General Colin Powell, U.S. Army Retired, former United States Secretary of State; John Calipari, Head Coach of the University of …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Animal Agriculture, Events, leadership, Marketing

Do You Have a Favorite Craft Brew?

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What technology is most responsible for rapid planting progress?” #Plant15 is in full swing and many attribute the rapid progress to auto steering and GPS capabilities. Others commented saying larger equipment, lots of hard work and long hours come into play. I know all are true. Where would we be without technology? Here are …


College Aggies Online Engage to Advocate

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Zach Hollingsworth and Kaylynn Million are part of the Dairy Science Club at Oklahoma State University. Their club was honored at the recent Animal Ag Alliance Stakeholders Summit as the 1st place team in their College Aggies Online (CAO) competition. COA is an initiative of the Alliance that connects college students from across the country who are interested in promoting …

Ag Group, Animal Agriculture, Audio, Social Media