Final 10 Startups Selected for The Pearse Lyons Accelerator

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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 accelerator …

Agribusiness, Alltech

#ONE17 Thoughts from the Alltech Idea Man

Jamie Johansen Leave a Comment

I never turn down an opportunity to talk with Alltech founder and president, Dr. Pearse Lyons. The 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show provided my most recent conversation with the idea man and naturally, we talked ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE17) which is set for May 21-24 in Lexington, Kentucky. The event will “inspire farmers, ranchers, producers, …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Audio, Education, Events, NCBA, Video

Alltech Launches “My Farm My Future” Contest

Kelly Marshall

Alltech knows producers have a rich story to tell, which is why they’re calling on farmers and ranchers to submit a one-to-two minute video describing how they protect their farm’s future for the “My Farm, My Future” contest. Winners will earn a trip to ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference in Lexington, Kentucky from May 21-24, 2017. Videos are due online …

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Alltech and O+B Partner for ONE

Cindy Zimmerman

Alltech is teaming up with Osborn Barr (O+B) to make ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference even bigger. O+B will be working with Alltech to increase participation by U.S. livestock producers and farmers in the conference which invites agriculture professionals from across the globe to discuss new ways to make a long-term positive impact on the food production industry. “We are …

Agency, Alltech

Alltech Selected to Host ARC Intern

Jamie Johansen

The Agricultural Relations Council (ARC) has announced Alltech will host the ARC intern in the spring and summer of this new year. ARC member Susanna Elliott of Alltech plans, among other traditional duties, to utilize the intern to assist with communications efforts surrounding its ONE: Alltech Ideas Conference, an event that attracts more than 3,000 leaders in agriculture from nearly …

Ag Group, Alltech, ARC, Communications, Education, Internship, Marketing, Public Relations

Alltech Acquires Spanish Ag & Hort Crop Company

Jamie Johansen

Alltech has acquired Solbiosur, a specialised agricultural and horticultural crop solutions company in Spain. Solbiosur is a provider of innovative agricultural and horticultural solutions dedicated to improving yield and efficiency for the producer. Solbiosur manufactures and distributes solutions that are respectful to the environment and are cost-beneficial for the producer. “Solbiosur has worked in collaboration with Alltech for the past …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Crop Protection, Nutrition

Alltech Helping to Future-Proof Food

Cindy Zimmerman

A human nutritionist by trade, Nikki Putnam, is a registered dietitian nutritionist for Alltech. Her focus is to help bridge the gap between producers and consumers. We are seeing a ‘consumer-push’ for natural or traceable production and antibiotic-free functional foods. So, what does the future look like for food companies? Nikki shared some insight into what Alltech is doing to …

Alltech, Audio, Feed, Food, NAFB

Canned Beer of Bourbon Country

Chuck Zimmerman

Here’s an announcement an Alebassador can get excited about. A beer that many in the agribusiness world know very well, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, by Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distilling Company, is now available in cans! This Alebassador is looking forward to finding it locally in Florida. If you love this uniquely flavored craft beer but don’t see it in …

Alltech, Food

Alltech’s Aimee Reese Inducted into NAPW

Jamie Johansen

Alltech’s Aimee Reese has been honored by the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) as a 2016-2017 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in agriculture bio technology. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 850,000 members, a thriving eChapter and over …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Award

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