The Power of the One Ford Plan

Lizzy Schultz Leave a Comment

Alan Mulally, former president and CEO of Ford Motor Company, addressed a packed audience in Rupp Arena at the opening session of ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, where he received the 2016 Alltech Medal of Excellence for his ability to build a strong team and create prosperity in a company during a time of economic crisis. With his team focused …

Ag Group, Alltech, Award, Economy, Financial, Marketing

ONE International Welcome Dinner

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There is never a disappointing moment when you attend an Alltech event and ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference is hitting the mark. A favorite for many is the International Welcome Dinner which featured world-class entertainment, premier dining and international networking opportunities. This year we again heard from the legendary, Dr. Ronan Tynan, along with Dr. Everett McCorvey, Cynthia Lawrence, Gregory …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Video

ONE Vision – A Planet of Plenty

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This week the AgWired team is in Lexington, Kentucky for ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference. ONE is all about creation and innovation, allowing attendees to engage and interact with mind-expanding visionaries across a range of topics. Attendees come from a wide variety of agricultural sectors, industries, company sizes, and roles, and the educational sessions at ONE are sure to inspire …

Agribusiness, Alltech

LPC Selects Finalists for 2016 Forrest Bassford Award

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The Livestock Publications Council (LPC) have announced the four young agricultural journalists have made the cut for the 2016 Forrest Bassford Student Award competition to be held at the Ag Media Summit in St. Louis, Missouri, July 23–27. The award, sponsored by Alltech, supports the journalists’ travel fees and participation at the LPC annual convention as well as the 18th …

Ag Group, Alltech, Award, Journalism, LPC, Marketing

Alltech Announces More Speakers For ONE

Lizzy Schultz

Alltech is adding to its line-up of expert speakers and engaging discussions in preparation for ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference in Lexington, Kentucky, USA, from May 22–25. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak, former CEO of Ford, Alan Mulally, former Global Marketing Officer of Procter & Gamble, Jim Stengel, renowned author and water expert …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Events, International

Alltech Acquires Ireland’s Keenan

Jamie Johansen

Alltech has agreed to acquire Keenan, a leading farming solutions company in Ireland. Keenan is the 14th acquisition for Alltech globally since 2011. “The Keenan group has long been a friend of Alltech. This is a story about two great Irish; globally-minded companies coming together. As an Irishman, I am delighted to welcome Keenan to our family, because together we …

Agribusiness, Alltech

Two North America Journalists Earn Global Award

Kelly Marshall

Sarah Hill from Brookings, South Dakota, USA and Julienne Isaacs of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada  have been honored as two of this year’s 2016 IFAJ-Alltech Young Leaders in Agricultural Journalism Award winners. These representatives from North America competed with some of the best throughout the world and will now participate in the International Federation of Agricultural Jounralists (IFAJ) Congress.  They will …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Award, IFAJ, Journalism

IFAJ 2016 Young Leaders Chosen

Kelly Marshall

The International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) has selected ten participants for this year’s IFAJ-Alltech Young Leaders in Agricultural Journalism Award.  Judges selected candidates based on leadership potential, proven abilities and a narrative explaining their interest in the program.  The ten selected journalists will have the opportunity to attend an IFAJ congress and a boot camp style workshop in Bonn, …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Award, IFAJ, Journalism

Register for ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference

Jamie Johansen

Within the next 34 years, the world will add an extra 3 billion mouths to feed. What will that mean for humanity, or, perhaps even more importantly, the agriculture and food sectors responsible for nourishing them? At ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, held May 22-25 in Lexington, Ky., USA, attendees will explore this question with experts from around the world. …

Agribusiness, Alltech