Nigel Meads interviewed by Rowena Duncum on Newstalk ZB

The following is an edited transcript of Rowena Duncum's interview with Nigel Meads.  

Rowena:     Family owned company Alltech is an animal health, nutrition and production company.  Joining me now is Nigel Meads, Innovation Sales Manager for Alltech Oceania Group.  Nigel, feeding your herd correctly can be a real good challenge for farmers, getting that balance right.  Something that Alltech would know a bit about?

Alltech Young Scientist Programme

AYS Graduate 2018 winner, Saheed Ayodeji Salami from the University of Catania, Italy.

Registration for the 2019 Alltech Young Scientist (AYS) program is now open, and students may submit their scientific papers for the program through to 31st January 2019.

Business Person of the Year, Deirdre Lyons

The Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce (SEKC) bestowed its 2018 Business Person of the Year award on Deirdre Lyons, co-founder of Alltech, during its annual awards night in August 2018.  The award is given to an individual who has demonstrated support for the advancement and development of business in Eastern Kentucky.

The Future of Alltech as seen by new President, Dr Mark Lyons

INTERVIEW: The Future of Alltech, as Seen By New President Dr. Mark Lyons – Part 1

Source: Feedinfo News Service

2 August 2018 – Global animal health and nutrition company Alltech suffered a terrible loss on March 8th of this year. The company's charismatic President and founder Dr. Pearse Lyons passed away at the age of 73.

Dr. Lyons is survived by his wife, Deirdre; daughter, Aoife; and son, Mark, and Mark’s wife, Holly.

2018 Alltech Global Feed Survey

"Now in its seventh year of analysis, the Alltech Global Feed Survey continues to serve as a valuable report on the state of the global feed industry," said Aidan Connolly, chief innovation officer and vice president of corporate accounts at Alltech.  "In addition to its insights into the feed industry it serves as a barometer for agriculture as a whole and oftentimes demonstrates the economic strength of the countries included in the survey."

  • 2018 Alltech Global Feed Survey estimates world feed production in excess of 1 billion metric tons for second consecutive year.
  • 7th annual survey features expanded data from 144 countries and more than 30,000 feed mills.
  • China remained the top feed-producing country in the world with 186.86 million metric tons.
  • Asia-Pacific as a region increased by 3%, one of the fastest-growing regions in 2017; primary increases in pig and pet food production.

For further information or a copy of the  survey, please feel free to contact our office on 0800 822 322.

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