Coping with a feed shortage

Coping with a feed shortage

If you are finding yourself in a feed shortage situation on your farm and you would like some general advice, InTouch is opening its phone lines and making nutritionists available until Friday, April 13, 2018 to support farms. This is a no-obligation service, and they can be contacted on 059 910 1320 or by email at

Alltech Ireland remembers its founder and president, Dr. Paerse Lyons

Alltech remembers founder and president Dr. Pearse Lyons

It was with great sadness that we said goodbye to Alltech’s founder and president, Dr. Pearse Lyons earlier this month.

Dr. Lyons’ family are deeply appreciative of the many prayers and well wishes they have received from friends around the world.

The family of Dr. Lyons and Alltech Ireland will celebrate the life of Dr. Lyons at a memorial mass on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 1pm in St Peter and Paul’s Church, Dunboyne, Co. Meath.

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.


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