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Dr. Karl Dawson of Alltech inducted into UK’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences Hall of Fame

Dr. Karl Dawson, chairman of Alltech’s scientific advisory board, has been inducted into the Animal and Food Sciences Hall of Fame in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences at the University of Kentucky. The annual award, the highest that the department can bestow, recognizes someone who has made outstanding contributions to the department and to Kentucky animal agriculture. A nomination letter...

Teams from University of Kentucky, WKU take home top Alltech Innovation prizes

As seven universities demonstrated at the Alltech Innovation Competition 2017, university-level innovation is firing on all cylinders in Kentucky. A range of disruptive technologies were showcased, from eco-friendly and Kentucky-centric ventures to those featuring virtual reality and music. Western Kentucky University’s undergraduate team and the University of Kentucky’s graduate team took home...

KSU and Alltech working to feed growing population expected at 9 billion by 2050

Kentucky State University and Alltech have formalized a joint research alliance to develop sustainable farming techniques and modern farming models for a global population expected to reach 9 billion by 2050. Population growth requires agribusiness-technological research innovation to keep pace with the need for food and preservation of natural resources.   Alltech will invest $75,000 per year...