Pearse Lyons Accelerator Seeking Entrepreneurs

Kelly Marshall

The Pearse Lyons Accelerator is now accepting applications for its inaugural term.  The progarm is looking for food and agribusiness innovators with a proven technology that is ready for market.  Selected participants will be part of a three-month intensive boot camp that offers market opportunities to allow entrepreneurs to develop their agribusiness plans. Chosen innovators will present at ONE: The …

Agribusiness, Alltech

Cuba – Oh the Possibilities

Jamie Johansen

Throughout my life I have viewed Cuba as a piece of history, a far off distant land. Today, the country is being discussed in every agricultural circle I come across. The possibilities of future trade with our neighbor creates great opportunities for American farmers and ranchers. The House Agriculture Committee held a hearing earlier this week exploring the benefits of …

AAEA, Ag Group, Alltech, Exports, Farm Bureau, Government, Trade

Apply for Alltech’s Corporate Career Development Program

Jamie Johansen

The 5th annual Alltech Corporate Career Development Program seeks to recruit 12 recent recent bachelor’s and master’s degree graduates. Alltech invites graduates who wish to develop skills in science, veterinary science, biotechnology, information technology, marketing and finance to apply during the window of Aug. 15–Sept. 30. The program will commence in February for the 2017 group. Alltech aims to develop …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Education

#AgMedia Recognizes Scholarship Award Winners

Kelly Marshall

The Ag Media Summit is well underway in St. Louis, Missouri with many important topics being covered this week.  Few, however, are as important as preparing the next generation to be involved in the agriculture industry, a concept Alltech and the American Agricultural Editor’s Association (AAEA) understand well.  Both organizations sponsor scholarships to assist the best and brightest in their …

Ag Media Summit, Alltech, Award

Another #ONEBigIdea – Cuba

Jamie Johansen

Cuba’s newly opened relationship with the United States gives us access to an emerging market and provides new perspectives on it’s lands. The opportunities for new agriculture, technology and food concepts is something we can’t ignore. Alltech calls it a one-of-a-kind opportunity. I sat down with Dr. Jorge Arias, Global Aqua Director, Alltech, during ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference to …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Aquaculture, Audio, Exports, International, Markets

Animal Ag Education is Working

Jamie Johansen

The control, prevention and eradication of diseases like salmonella, PRRS, E. coli and camppylobacter are all key factors to profitable production. Lance Barton, director of wean to finish and genetic services, Belstra Milling Co. spoke to attendees during a special session at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference sharing his work with Fair Oaks Farms and how their Pig Adventure focuses …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Animal Agriculture, Audio, Education, Swine

Vets Turn Focus on Soil Health

Lizzy Schultz

Several international experts in animal health and nutrition were present at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, where their expert testimony on the solutions to the wide array of challenges facing animal production could be heard by a global audience. Prof. Johanna Fink-Gremmels, a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and expert in Veterinary Toxicology who works with the European Food Safety Authority …

Ag Group, Alltech, Alltech Global Dairy/Beef, Animal Health, Audio, International, Soil, Veterinary

China – #ONEBigIdea for Beef

Jamie Johansen

The industry of agriculture has an international consumer base, and so many agribusiness professionals are looking into the international opportunities available within their sector and their business. Ian Lahiffe, New Business Development Director for Alltech China hosted several special sessions during ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, to discuss the opportunities that exist within the country of China, especially for the …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Audio, Beef, International

The Digitalization of Agriculture

Jamie Johansen

Emerging technologies are knocking on the doorsteps of agriculture daily. One of these is facial recognition, not necessarily new when used with humans, but a cutting-edge concept in animal agriculture. David Hunt, co-founder of Cainthus, a company dedicated to digitizing ag practices, spoke to attendees of ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference about ways we can all take advantage of new …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Audio, data, Technology

Alltech Honors Young Scientists At #ONEBigIdea

Lizzy Schultz

The winners of 11th annual Alltech Young Scientist (AYS) Global Competition were announced during this years ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, and the eight competition finalists were all honored on stage during a special ceremony to help close out the event. The contest attracted undergraduate and graduate agriscience students from 117 universities in 42 countries around the world. The eight …

Ag Group, Alltech, Alltech Global Dairy/Beef, Audio, Award, Contest, Research, Science, University