For the first time ever the Alltech Global 500 will be live streamed and you can catch all the action on AgriLand here.

Alltech’s Global 500 two-day conference will be held in Ireland in the RDS in Dublin tomorrow where the most progressive dairy and beef producers from around the world will network, share experiences and discuss a plan for profitability for 2014.

Among the topics at Alltech Global 500 include:

  • Learn how an innovative solution – crop science – can increase your grain yield by as much as one tonne per acre.
  • Learn how to find alternatives for expensive dietary protein sources.
  • Can you turn sustainability into a profitability driver on your farm?
  • Fertility is often the single most important aspect of farming. Learn to build the foundation for success.
  • Get health right and everything else falls into place. Safeguard the health of your animals and the quality of your feed.
  • Why are more people insisting on using Omega 3 DHA? Learn about today’s industry innovations, DHA, nutraceuticals and other developments.
  • Who will run your farm when you are gone? Learn how to maximise your investments for the future; From succession planning to herd management.
  • What is your checklist? What do you need to think about to ensure a more efficient, profitable and sustainable future?

Among the beef speakers are: 

  • Dr Pearse Lyons, Alltech on Farming an efficient, profitable and sustainable future
  • Jerry O’Callaghan, JBS on Developing markets and their role in the future
  • Ed Green, Nuffield Scholar on How can beef adapt to a change in global food culture?
  • Bill Cordingley, Rabobank on ‘Big picture’ view of the global beef landscape
  • Jack Corless, Rumsol on Protein platform: Meeting the beef animals requirements without overfeeding crude protein
  • Nick Adams, Alltech on Mycotoxin Management: At last, the full picture with 37 plus
  • Peter Darlington, CMS UK on Sustainability: Measuring on-famr savings
  • Dr Karl Dawson, Alltech on Sustainability programmes: Maximising efficiencies equals added profitable productions
  • Gerry Giggins, Beef Specialists, Ireland on Stock development: Producing the ideal animal for the finisher enterprise
  • Padraig Brennan, Bord Bia on Sustainability added value: extracting the value from Origin Green, Ireland
  • Dr Alan Kelly, UCD, Ireland on Feeding the suckler cow for maximum reproductive efficiency
  • Dr Jim Drouillard, US on Growth promotion: Alternatives to Beta Agonists – trade implications and performance
  • Robert Walker, Alltech Crop Science on Profit from the land
  • Kevin Cahill, Kepak Ireland on Innovation: ‘How do we make beef part of the diet for time poor consumers’

Among the dairy speakers are: 

  • Bill Cordingley, Rabobank on ‘Big picture’ view of the global dairy landscape
  • Dr Mark Lyons, Alltech on How China is shaping the future
  • Katrine Lecornu, European Dairy Farmers on Forecasting past EU quota abolition
  • Sean Molloy, Glanbia on The Irish industry gears-up to capitalise on the post-quota era
  • Robert Walker, Alltech Crop Science on Profit from the land
  • Jack Corless, Rumsol on Protein platform: Meeting the cows requirements without overfeeding crude protein
  • Dr Finbar Mulligan, UCD on Focus on fertility: ‘The foundation for success’
  • Steve Elliott, Alltech on Focus on herd health: Total replacement mineral technology – The game changer
  • Mary Beth de Ondarza, Paradox Nutrition, US on Heifer replacements: Grow your own
  • John Lawlor, Alltech on Irish heifer rearing programme
  • Peter Darlington, CMS UK on Sustainability: measuring on-farm savings
  • Dr Karl Dawson, Alltech on Sustainability programmes: Maximising efficiencies equals added profitable productions
  • Padraig Brennan, Bord Bia on Sustainability added value: Extracting the value from Origin Green, Ireland
  • Dr Paul Ross, Teagasc, Ireland on Nutraceuticals: Milk components and the health industry
  • Mandi Mcleod, Family Business Strategy, New Zealand on Succession models: New Zealand and farm partnerships
  • Alan Jagoe CEJA, European Council of Young Farmers on Succession in practice: Family involvement and transfer
  • Declan Coyle, Andec Communications, Ireland on People empowerment: Getting the best out of your people
  • Joep Drissen, Cow Signals on Better management of your herd by listening to what they are telling you.

The full agenda is available here, do tune in to AgriLand to hear from the corresponding speaker. In addition, AgriLand will be live reporting from the event.

It is our vision to bring the power of the internet to the farming community in Ireland and the Irish diaspora worldwide, a new dawn. So from the comfort of your couch, the field or on-the-go, you will be able to watch all the action at Alltech Global 500 live on AgriLand.

Yours in farming,

The AgriLand team