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Cargill data platform aims to improve feed formulation and dairy production

Cargill’s digital technology platform offers dairy producers an easier way to understand their farms’ data and make feeding decisions, says product director.

Cargill sinks $18m into Nebraska feed grain facility

A Cargill facility in Nebraska is set to see an $18m facelift to expand feed grain storage and improve the unloading process.

Veggie power? Cargill develops fermented feed to battle disease in aquaculture

Cargill has developed a fermented vegetable feed said to be rich in organic acid for shrimp that it claims can reduce the spread of early mortality syndrome (EMS).

Cargill: sustainable feed, fish production worth the higher price tag for US consumers

A customer survey highlights the role for sustainable feed and fish production in the US marketplace, says Cargill Aqua Nutrition manager.

Cargill looks to acquire feed business from Southern States Cooperative

Cargill looks to expand to the eastern US with its plan to purchase Southern State Cooperative’s feed business, says managing director.

Tech upgrade lets Cargill offer real-time forage analysis

Cargill Animal Nutrition is using a hand-held near-infrared spectrometer and an app to offer instant forage analysis for dairy producers.

Cargill sees benefits from animal nutrition and protein in Q4, full-year results

Fourth quarter and full-year results for Cargill have grown based, in part, on earnings from the animal nutrition and protein segment.

Skretting to scale up its shrimp feed production in Ecuador

Skretting, part of Nutreco, has reported that plans are underway to construct a new shrimp feed production plant in Ecuador.

Syngenta GMO corn test trial: Kansas farmers win $217m

A jury has awarded $217.7m in compensatory damages to a class of Kansas-based corn producers.  

No borders in the ocean: Feed and seafood trade look to get their ‘sustainability’ act together

The companies involved in Seafood Business for Ocean Stewardship (SeaBOS), a project aiming to lead a global transformation towards sustainable seafood production, recently released a statement outlining concrete goals for...

Glencore comes knocking, but Bunge indicates it is not ready to play ball

Bunge says it is not entering into any merger talks with Swiss headquartered Glencore.

Philippines: Integrated producer beefing up feed volumes

Manila headquartered, Vitarich Corporation, a poultry and feed firm, has said it plans to double its production capacity this year. 

New report again ‘casts doubt’ on sustainability pledges of Cargill and Bunge

Cargill and Bunge stress they are focused on ending deforestation in their supply chains, as a report decries continued land clearing in the Brazilian Cerrado and the Bolivian Amazon allegedly...

Court decision looming in Cargill dispute with South Korean trade watchdog

A ruling in the appeal process initiated by Cargill against claims it participated in a feed cartel in South Korea is due this autumn.

Stable fishmeal prices forecast, alternative protein players could face choppy waters

Fishmeal prices have softened and look like they are going to stay at that level for the mid-term, a trend that could weigh heavily on the fortunes of many an...

Fish, poultry and pig producers can now test novel gas to feed protein

California based biotechnology company, Calysta, says it has produced sufficient quantity of its novel protein, FeedKind, to be able to ship samples for testing worldwide.

Cattle-feed additive ractopamine found in Cargill horse feed

Cargill has found trace amounts of ractopamine in an equine feed supplement and is pulling the contaminated product from market.

Cargill in capital shift away from feed yard and cattle ownership

Cargill is planning to sell its remaining cattle feed yards to Nebraska-based Green Plains.

Dairy cow workshops: Cargill aims to bring theory alive

Phosphorus control, a pertinent issue in the Dutch dairy sector right now, was one of the areas Cargill zoomed in on a recent education initiative involving Dutch feed millers. 

News in brief

Louis Dreyfus: oversupply and slow demand growth to continue in 2017

Looking ahead, however, Louis Dreyfus said it expects to see the current oversupply in agri-commodities markets adjust to lower price levels and that volatility from physical disruptions will reappear.

Cargill tweaking sow diets to boost piglet livability

Cargill has been looking at how to improve sow unit efficiency in order to boost piglet survival.

Animal protein boosts Cargill’s Q3 as feed sales slow

The animal protein sector helps boost positive third quarter results for Cargill, but results for animal nutrition sales were not as strong, says company CEO.

Soy cultivation: What is the path to sustainable land use in Brazil?

Expansion of soy production in the Brazilian Cerrado is possible but it needs to be managed to preserve areas of biodiversity, says an expert.

Industry demand sees TerraVia and Bunge ramping up DHA algae production

TerraVia and Bunge said the salmon industry’s fast rate of adoption of their jointly developed algae derived DHA feed ingredient is prompting a ramp up of production in Brazil....

Cargill collaborates with New Hope on soybean facility in China

Cargill is set to open in an oilseeds facility as part of a joint venture with China's New Hope.

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