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).

Disrupt or be disrupted in an exponential world

Disrupt or be disrupted in an exponential world

Breakthrough technologies discussed at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference

33rd annual event attracted a record 4,000 attendees from nearly 80 countries


A successful breeding season starts with early lactation management

Early lactation is a critical stage on every dairy farm. It is important to get cows off to the best possible start, as poor management during this period will lead to poor intakes, reduced body condition score (BCS) and fertility issues. Below are three management tips for a successful early lactation period.

The Pearse Lyons Accelerator receives 183 agri-tech applications from 38 countries across 6 continents

The Pearse Lyons Accelerator interview panel select start-ups to take part in a mentorship program for agri-business innovators. From left to right: Jon Bradford, program advisor, Aidan Connolly, chief innovation officer at Alltech and David Hunt, CEO at Cainthus. More information on The Pearse Lyons Accelerator can be found at  or

Final 10 startups selected for The Pearse Lyons Accelerator’s first phase in Dublin. Agri-tech applicants range from automated irrigation to protein alternatives.



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