Equine Summit

The 2017 GAIN Equine Nutrition and Alltech Equine Summit, supported by Grant Thornton and The Irish Field will take place on the 9th November 2017 in the Keadeen Hotel, Newbridge, Co.Kildare.

The 2017 Equine Summit will bring together the thoroughbred and sporthorse sectors of the industry in a day-long series of presentations and discussions with equine experts and industry leaders.

Alltech Euro Tour: 4 countries, 4 days, countless dairy insights

For farmers, insights from a neighbour on the other side of the fence can be incredibly valuable. But what about neighbours across international borders? Alltech is offering European farmers an opportunity to meet up with their neighbours and visit a variety of dairy farms in Germany, the Netherlands, France and Ireland as part of the first Alltech Euro Tour from Nov. 20–24, 2017.Travelling by chartered plane to four countries in four days, 150 participants from around Europe will have the unique opportunity to discover a variety of farming operations at each location.

Curiosity Drives Research at Alltech

Dr. Richard Murphy, director of research, in a recent interview with Matt O'Keefe from Irish Farmers Monthly acknowledges the exceptional nature of the company: “We have a team of 20 working in the Alltech laboratory in the European Bioscience Centre in Dunboyne, Co Meath. We are lucky with the scope we have and the ability to engage in blue sky research. The company founder, Dr Pearse Lyons, has always encouraged us to be curious and to try new things and find new ways to address issues in the agricultural sphere, taking novel perspectives compared to the ‘normal’ approach.

Alltech Ireland named “Agricultural Laboratory of the Year”

Conor O’Flaherty, Alltech crop science specialist, accepts the award for Agricultural Laboratory of the year at the Irish Laboratory Awards 2017 on Alltech’s behalf alongside Matt Moran, Director, BioPharmaChem Ireland. Alltech Ireland was also nominated for ‘Academic or Research Laboratory of the Year’

Alltech Ireland has long been a leader in both the Irish and European agriculture industry. Located in Dunboyne, Co. Meath, it became the first Alltech office to be established in mainland Europe in 1981 and serves today as Alltech’s European headquarters and Bioscience Centre. Last week its research team celebrated being awarded the Agricultural Laboratory of the Year by the Irish Laboratory Awards, the benchmark for those demonstrating excellence, best practice and innovation within Ireland’s lab industry.

New labelling requirements for Bioplex® Zinc in the EU

In 2016, the European Commission published a new regulation for the reauthorisation of zinc feed additives in the European Union (EU).


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