Alltech Medal of Excellence Presented To Dr. David Byrne

Chuck Zimmerman

During this morning’s opening session at the Alltech Symposium former EU Commissioner, Dr. David Byrne, was presented the Alltech Medal of Excellence. Normally it is presented to a scientist but this year the company decided to make the presentation to someone who has demonstrated serious leadership in the agriculture industry. Dr. Byrne, shown here (center) with Alltech’s Dr. Karl Dawson …

Alltech, Audio

Dr. Karl Dawson Opens Alltech Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

The Alltech Symposium got started with an opening general session this morning. If you didn’t follow along live then don’t despair. I’ll be posting our presenters starting with Alltech’s Dr. Karl Dawson here. He started out with a definition of sustainability, “Economic, social and management practices that allow a system to meet current needs without compromising the ability of future …

Alltech, Animal Health, Audio

Alltech Symposium Opening Session

Chuck Zimmerman

The opening session of the Alltech Symposium is about to begin has just concluded. Our theme is “The Sustainability Principle.” I’ll be posting here and on my AgWired Live Twitter account too. You can now follow back through the session via this archived live chat. Alltech Symposium

Alltech

Alltech Fun Run

Chuck Zimmerman

At the Alltech Animal Health & Nutrition Symposium you get your day started with a little “fun run.” I’m not sure everyone would think of a 6:30am run as fun but it really is. It also gets you all pumped up for the day’s activities which will begin soon in the Lexington Convention Center. The official winner of today’s fun …

Alltech

Alltech International Dinner

Chuck Zimmerman

This evening we had a wonderful dinner courtesy of Alltech and Dr. Pearse Lyons. He got our international dinner started tonight by introducing our entertainment which included the singing voices of the Alltech competition which is managed by Dr. Everett McCorvey, Professor of Voice, University of Kentucky Opera Theatre. On of the performers was Julie who sang, “I Could Have …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Audio

Getting Ready For Alltech Symposium

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello from Lexington, KY and the Alltech International Animal Health & Nutrition Symposium. Actually I have just arrived and am getting ready to attend the International Dinner this evening which will be held across the street at the Lexington Convention Center. This has been a great event at which we have heard some incredible talent in past years and I’m …

Alltech

Alltech International Animal Health & Nutrition Symposium

Chuck Zimmerman

The Alltech 25th International Animal Health and Nutrition Symposium is about to kick off in Lexington, KY and I’ll be there once again with coverage starting late tomorrow night. I’d like to thank the great folks at Alltech for bringing me. On Tuesday I’ll be conducting a lunch time social media training session for media attending the event. Here’s a …

Alltech

Happy St. Patrick’s Day From Alltech

Chuck Zimmerman

Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all of you. Dr. Pearse Lyons, Alltech, sent me a special holiday card which you can view online. Enjoy some happy Irish music and get a “See you at Symposium” message. I will see him at this year’s 25th Alltech International Animal Health and Nutrition Industry Symposium – “The Sustainability Principle.”

Alltech

AgRootsTV

Chuck Zimmerman

I had a chance to look at Alltech’s AgRootsTV this morning and thought I’d make a few comments. I’m not really into doing full reviews here though unless you think I should. I’d like your feedback on that. Every time I do so I find that someone is not happy with me no matter what I say. On to AgRootsTV. …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Video

Alltech is iCasting About Swine Nutrition

Chuck Zimmerman

Swine producers are invited to an Alltech iCast on nutrition. It’s “an online video discussion about trial data that was recently conducted by Cape Fear Consulting.” We’re seeing more and more use of video online. You are invited to the swine nutrition iCast featuring Dr. Tommy Shipp and Dr. Walter Tibbetts from Cape Fear Consulting. Beginning May 28, 2008 at …

Alltech, New Media, Pork