Tevatronic Offers Cutting Edge in Irrigation

Kelly Marshall Alltech, Audio, Irrigation, Technology

Oleg Korol was a software engineer for the Israeli army when he simply tired of the work and decided to run Tevatronic instead. He looked at several companies before finding this technology that measures plant pressure on the soil to decide when to turn irrigation on, and water depth to decide when to turn it off. If we have autonomous …

Alltech, Audio, Irrigation, Technology

Alltech Young Scientists Compete at #ONE17

Kelly Marshall Alltech, Audio, Contest, Education

*POST UPDATE* Two bright thinkers representing North America in the 12th annual Alltech Young Scientist (AYS) program in Louisville, Kentucky this week at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference have each won the world’s most prestigious agriscience competition for university students. The global undergraduate winner was Joshua C. Gukowsky, who attends the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the U.S. Gukowsky was offered a …

Alltech, Audio, Contest, Education

Moocall Text Alerts Connect Farmers to Their Animals

Lizzy Schultz Ag Group, Agribusiness, AgWired Animal, Alltech, Animal Agriculture, Audio, Beef, Dairy, Technology

Emmet Savage was an Irish entrepreneur with business ventures in the areas of fashion importing and construction when he first got the idea for Moocall, a company that holds the power to revolutionize the challenges of calving season and bring a new form of smart farming technology to cattlemen all over the world. The creation and launch of Moocall sent …

Ag Group, Agribusiness, AgWired Animal, Alltech, Animal Agriculture, Audio, Beef, Dairy, Technology

Simplicity and Mobility with AgriWebb

Kelly Marshall Agribusiness, AgWired Animal, Alltech, Apps, Beef

The Pearse Lyons Accelerator program is a tremendous opportunity for a start-up company, says Kevin Baum, co-founder of AgriWebb. He and other members of the program were at the ONE: Alltech Ideas Conference this week to pitch their ideas in the final phase of their support training. For Baum that meant the chance to share about his digital farm management …

Agribusiness, AgWired Animal, Alltech, Apps, Beef

ZimmCast with @IFAJ Presidents at #ONE17

Chuck Zimmerman Alltech, Audio, Media, ZimmCast

The most recent four presidents of the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ), representing four different countries, attended this week’s Alltech Ideas Conference and Cindy’s Golden ZimmComm Microphone got a work out interviewing them for this week’s program. Cindy interviewed, in chronological order, past presidents David Markey of Ireland, Markus Rediger of Switzerland, and Mike Wilson of the United States, …

Alltech, Audio, Media, ZimmCast

George Blankenship Receives Alltech Medal of Excellence

Cindy Zimmerman Alltech, Audio

Alltech founder Dr. Pearse Lyons presented former Tesla Motors, Apple Computer and GAP Inc. executive George Blankenship with the Alltech Medal of Excellence at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference in Lexington, Kentucky this week. Alltech’s highest accolade, the medal is awarded annually to someone of great accomplishment and leadership. Previous honorees include former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell and …

Alltech, Audio

Alltech Celebrates Joy of Disruption

Cindy Zimmerman AgWired Animal, Alltech, Audio

Dr. Pearse Lyons has built a small empire from modest beginnings in Lexington, Kentucky in 1980 and he has done it all by being disruptive. “The question is what disruptive road are you on?” Dr. Lyons asked at the beginning of his presentation during the opening session of ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference 2017 – Disrupt the Disruptors. Lyons talked …

AgWired Animal, Alltech, Audio

Monday Night Brewing Winner at Alltech Craft Brews Fest

Chuck Zimmerman Alltech

Besides missing the Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE17) this week I also missed the Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fest. It was another stand out event from the looks of it, with over 5,000 craft beer aficionados in attendance. The event took place Saturday at the Lexington Convention Center. This festival featured over 65 breweries from across the country, and food …

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It’s Time to Disrupt the Disruptors

Jamie Johansen AgWired Animal, Alltech, Audio, Technology

Disruption is everywhere. Disruptive ideas are impacting the way we farm. This year ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference is centered around creating a world-wide disruption of your own. We are just days away from the awe-inspiring event and spoke with Aidan Connolly, Alltech’s Chief Innovation Officer & Vice President, to learn what Disrupt the Disruptors really means. Aidan said the …

AgWired Animal, Alltech, Audio, Technology