Alltech Donates Extruder to Illinois Feed Technology Center


The University of Illinois Feed Technology Center to be dedicated in August 2020 is the recipient of an extruder donated by Alltech Inc.

Dr. Mark Lyons, president and CEO of Alltech stated “The world of abundance depends on inspiring researchers to apply their innovative spirit to the agricultural industry”. He added “We consider it a privilege to support the University of Illinois in its continuous advancement of animal nutrition”.

Dr. Rodney Johnson, head of the Department of Animal Sciences at the University of Illinois stated “The ability to prepare extruded diets in the new Feed Technology Center will significantly expand our capabilities, especially as it relates to companion animal nutrition. The generous gift from Alltech will allow us to manufacture unique pet foods as we search for ways to improve the health and wellbeing of animals”.