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

#ONEBigIdea That Changed The World

Lizzy Schultz

Steve Wozniak, Co-Founder and Chief Scientist of Apple Computer, Inc., addressed a packed audience at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, where he was the recipient of The 2016 Alltech Humanitarian Award in recognition of his dedicated support for youth education programs, as well as his work behind the creation of the Apple technologies that have revolutionized the modern world. The …

Ag Group, Alltech, Alltech Global Dairy/Beef, Award, Education, Technology

The Farm Technologist – Just #ONEBigIdea

Jamie Johansen

The future of farming was the center of discussion at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference and their is no future of farming if younger generations aren’t interested in it. Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer for Alltech, Dr. Karl Dawson, has taken on the challenge of making education exciting throughout animal agriculture, which he believes will be the driving force …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Animal Agriculture, Audio, Education, Technology

The Power of the One Ford Plan

Lizzy Schultz

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

The Alltech Idea Man

Jamie Johansen

The idea man himself took time out of his busy schedule to talk about what separates ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference from the many successful symposiums they have held in the past. Dr. Pearse Lyons and his team are always setting the bar a notch higher and seeking something different. “There is a growing hunger for information in a palatable …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Audio

ONE International Welcome Dinner

Jamie Johansen

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

Lizzy Schultz

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

Jamie Johansen

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