Special Features


A Toast to the Next Era of Innovation

During ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference in Lexington, one of our favorite traditions is the opportunity to gather and share ONE insights while enjoying a Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. beverage (or two or…!). Grab a pint and join Dr. Mark Lyons, president and CEO of Alltech, and a few friends for a reflection on Alltech ONE Virtual Experience launch week.

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Reviewing the Future: The Status of Agri-Food One Year Later

March 30, 2021 8 am, EST By March 2020, much of the world was in crisis mode as the spread of COVID-19 upended our lives and businesses. At the height of the pandemic, three agri-food experts provided their captivating assessments of both the short-term and lasting impacts that this virus would have on the supply chain, consumers and the global economy. Today, as vaccines and declining case numbers offer hope for a post-COVID future, have predictions shifted? What surprises have arisen in the agri-food industry and altered the outlook as we prepare to emerge from adversity? Join us for a

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Science: The Source of Our Strength

For 40 years, innovation fueled by science has been at the heart of Alltech. Dr. Pearse Lyons, founder of Alltech, was a scientist and entrepreneur who valued the foundation of collaborative research in the development of industry-relevant solutions. In 1990, Dr. Lyons started a tradition of recognizing people who have pioneered breakthrough scientific discoveries that have paved the way for generations of agri-food solutions and inspired scientific talent with the Medal of Excellence. Awarded to more than 30 recipients from around the world, join us for a conversation with previous Medal of Excellence recipients about a new era of innovation.

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The Next Normal for Agri-Food

Are we looking at a new normal — or just the next normal? There is no denying the significant impact COVID-19 has had on all of our lives and businesses, but we must always adapt to prepare for what’s ahead. How can we take what we’ve learned during this momentous time in history and move forward? Join Professor Damien McLoughlin and a panel of industry leaders in a discussion about the current state of the industry and where to go from here.

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Dr. Richard Murphy

Research Director, Alltech

Dr. James E. Pettigrew

Professor Emeritus of Animal Sciences, University of Minnesota and the University of Illinois

Dr. Karl Dawson

Vice President for Research and Research Advisor, Alltech

Dr. Ronan Power

Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, Alltech

Patrick Charlton

Vice President of Alltech; CEO of Alltech Coppens

Coralie Danks

Director, The Silk Initiative

John Young Simpson

Managing Partner, Bluegrass Partners

Professor Damien McLoughlin

Anthony C. Cunningham Professor of Marketing, University College Dublin Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School

Tom Lyons

Chief Executive and Co-Founder, The Currency