IFAJ/Alltech Young Leaders Awards Announced

Cindy Zimmerman

The latest crop of talented IFAJ/Alltech Young Leaders in Agricultural Journalism Award recipients have been announced and will be attending the 2024 IFAJ Congress in Interlaken, Switzerland this August. The 10 scholarship winners will also participate in a unique three-day professional development workshop immediately prior to the IFAJ Congress. The workshop emphasizes reporting skills and leadership training and includes agriculture …

Alltech, IFAJ, Journalism

Alltech Releases 2024 Agri-Food Outlook

Cindy Zimmerman

Global animal feed production remained steady in 2023 at 1.29 billion metric tons (BMT), a slight decrease from 2022, according to the Alltech 2024 Agri-Food Outlook annual survey, now in its 13th year, which includes data from 142 countries and more than 27,000 feed mills. The overall lower demand for feed was due, in part, to the more efficient use …

Alltech, Animal Agriculture, Animal Health, Aquaculture, Beef, Feed, Livestock, Poultry

AGOLIN/Alltech Partnership for Eco-Friendly Nutrition Solutions

Chuck Zimmerman

During the recent CattleCon I visited with Martha Baker, Alltech. She is the AGOLIN Lead for Alltech. The company acquired a majority interest in AGOLIN last year. She says AGOLIN is “foundational to their sustainability and approach to carbon markets.” Martha describes that in more detail in our interview. AGOLIN products are blends of high-quality plant extracts from traditional herbs …

Alltech, Animal Health, Audio

Alltech Researcher on Breeding Cattle for Sustainability

Cindy Zimmerman

With sustainability and carbon reduction the main focus of food production right now, there was discussion at the recent CattleCon about breeding cattle to be more sustainable. Dr. Emily Stackhouse is a research manager in livestock and environment at Alltech and she shared a Cattlemen’s College panel around sending beef x dairy calves into beef production, how the carbon of …

AgWired Animal, Alltech, Animal Agriculture, Animal Health, Audio, Beef, Cattle Industry Conference, Dairy

Alltech Ponders World Without Cows at #CattleCon24

Cindy Zimmerman

“Are we better off in a world without cows?” It might be a strange question to ask in the middle of a convention with 8,000 cattle industry stakeholders, but it is one that is being asked on the global level when it comes to addressing climate change – and one that two filmmakers sought to answer in a documentary that …

AgWired Animal, Alltech, Animal Agriculture, Audio, Beef, Environment, Livestock

Alltech ONE World Tour Stops in Dubai

Cindy Zimmerman

The Alltech ONE World Tour (ONE), a series of international events bringing the ideas and inspiration of the annual Alltech ONE Conference to the world, wrapped up its final 2023 event this week in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates – just as delegates to COP 28 were arriving. ONE Dubai welcomed international attendees to explore collaborative solutions to the greatest …

Alltech, Animal Health

Alltech Continues Support of IFAJ Young Leaders

Cindy Zimmerman

Once again this year, ten outstanding young agricultural journalists and communicators had the opportunity to attend the IFAJ Congress thanks to Alltech, which has sponsored the IFAJ/Alltech Young Leaders program since 2006. Patrick Charlton, Vice President of Europe for Alltech, says he really enjoys being part of the program, which includes for the participants a special Boot Camp prior to …

Alltech, Audio, IFAJ

A Very Good Alltech ONE

Cindy Zimmerman

This week’s Alltech ONE World Tour stop in Calgary, Canada was the third a series of international events bringing the ideas and inspiration of the annual Alltech ONE Conference to the world, and Alltech President and CEO Dr. Mark Lyons is pleased with how the tour is going so far. “This has been a great idea,” said Lyons in a …

Alltech, Audio

Sustainability Insights at Alltech ONE Calgary

Cindy Zimmerman

Alltech ONE Calgary featured global and Canadian experts discussing agricultural trends, animal nutrition and business, including a Sustainability Insights discussion. “Our industry is navigating unprecedented disruption yet remains confident and committed to evolving toward a more sustainable food system,” said Tara McCarthy, global vice president of ESG at Alltech. “The key to success will be the development of innovative solutions, …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Animal Agriculture, Audio

Alltech ONE World Tour Stops in Calgary

Chuck Zimmerman

The Alltech ONE World Tour continued this week in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. ONE Calgary welcomed more than 300 attendees from across Canada to explore collaborative solutions to the greatest challenges facing the agri-food industry, especially as they relate to the Canadian marketplace. Dr. Mark Lyons, Alltech President/CEO, made remarks to get the party started. Pictured with him are the Calgary …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Audio