Alltech Young Scientists May Still Register Till Dec. 31

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Registration is still open for the world’s largest university-level competition in agriscience.  Until December 31st students have the opportunity to be part of the 2016 Alltech Young Scientist program, with 2016 promising to become the first edition to offer fully funded Ph.D. and post-doctorate positions to the winners. Students must be nominated by a professor in order to participate and …

Alltech, Contest, Education

Young Ag Journalists Develop Leadership in New Zealand

Kelly Marshall

Ten young ag leaders representing ten countries are gathered in New Zealand to continue to develop their leadership skills and further their professional development in ag journalism.  The International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) boot camp is sponsored by Alltech and provides the journalists with opportunities for presentations, interactive group sessions, and even a visit to a local dairy. Matthew …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Journalism

Alltech Crop Science Reminds You to #ThankAFarmer

Jamie Johansen

Alltech Crop Science is paying tribute to farmers and food producers around the world who continue to find ways to feed the ever-growing population to commemorate the United Nations World Food Day, Oct. 16, 2015. There are now approximately 7.3 billion people living off the same amount of farmland compared to that in the 1970s. What do you do when …


Alltech Young Scientist’s Now Hear “You’re Hired”

Jamie Johansen

Beginning in 2016, the annual Alltech Young Scientist program, the world’s largest university-level competition in agriscience, will offer fully-funded Ph.D. and post-doctorate positions to the global undergraduate and graduate winners along with the award and cash prizes. “The Alltech Young Scientist program has uncovered some of the best and brightest emerging research talent in agriscience, and Alltech wants these leaders …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Education, Research

Alltech Accepting Graduate’s Applications

Kelly Marshall

Alltech is recruiting recent graduates to apply for the fourth annual Alltech Corporate Career Development Program.  Graduates with a bachelor’s or master’s degree programs are invited to apply now through September 30.  The program begins in February of 2016. Exciting opportunities are available for 10 high-calibre university graduates hoping to work with experts in the fields of science, aquaculture, agriculture, …

Alltech, Intern, International

Alltech invests in #AgMedia

Lizzy Schultz

It seems that the minds behind Alltech are under the belief that the leaders of tomorrow are worth investing in today, as they celebrated their third consecutive sponsorship of the Livestock Publications Council (LPC) Forrest Bassford Student Award at the 2015 Ag Media Summit. The Forrest Bassford award honors excellence, professionalism and leadership among students. Each year, following a competitive …

Ag Media Summit, Alltech, Animal Agriculture, Communications, Internship, Journalism, Media, University

Alltech REBELation Brings Together World on Food Issues

John Davis

This year’s Alltech REBELation Symposium brought together a diverse audience of more than 3,000 people (10,000 if you also count the half marathon before the event}. But while there was diversity, there was a lot of similarity reflecting how the world’s consumers present that two-sided coin. “Consumers are more diverse and more similar at the same time,” explained Alltech’s Dr. …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Audio, International

Carbon Footprinting Gives a Market Edge

Jamie Johansen

No matter what business you are in, having an edge on the market only makes sense. A company’s carbon footprint is very important in today’s marketplace. Are you being a REBEL and identifying your’s? Alltech ECO2 collects farm information, calculates the carbon footprint and then helps put plans into place to reduce that footprint. Andrew Wynne, Business General Manager for …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Audio

Antimicrobials in Livestock – A Thing of the Past?

Jamie Johansen

Dr. Karl Dawson, Chief Scientific Officer and VP at Alltech, talked antibiotics at the recent REBELation in the beef breakout session. Companies like McDonald’s and Costco have said no to antibiotics. Is it time for the industry to be a REBEL and say no too? “The term antibiotic is somewhat controversial. I prefer to talk about antimicrobials. The use of …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Audio, Livestock

Alltech Answers Fish Oil Shortage Dilemma

Jamie Johansen

It is hard to find a more diverse company than Alltech. At their recent REBELation, breakout sessions covered topics from digital media to aquaculture. Headlining discussion on algae was, Becky Timmons, Director for Applications Research and Quality Assurance for Alltech Algae. She started with Alltech 30 years ago and also has a very diversified background. She has been everything from …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Aquaculture