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Purina partners with Performance Livestock Analytics, offers real-time feed metrics

Purina Animal Nutrition is offering automatic data capture and analysis to its beef producers through a partnership with Performance Livestock Analytics.

Fire destroyed feed mill rises from ashes

A feed mill in Caledonia, New York that generated feed for Purina Animal Nutrition has been rebuilt and opened after being destroyed in a fire in 2014.

Purina, Texas Farm Products call for aquafeed case dismissal

Purina Animal Nutrition and Texas Farm Products Company have requested a lawsuit brought against them regarding bass feed be dismissed.

Purina disputes the accusations and intends to fight them

Fish farm alleges Purina feed led to fish death

Veath Fish Farm has filed a lawsuit against Purina Animal Nutrition and a third party manufacturer claiming loss of income due to fish death.

Land O’Lakes: 'Southeast US offers the single biggest growth opportunity'

Land O’Lakes is set to build a new feed manufacturing facility in Roanoke, Virginia with a goal of opening in December 2018.

Reports from IPPE

What role could in-feed phytogenics play in US consumer food choice?

Plant-based feed additives have a high approval level among younger US consumers, reports phytogenics producer, Delacon.

60 second interview: Dairy innovation and feed industry communication

In an ongoing series about feed industry careers, we caught up with Troy Wistuba, director of dairy technical solutions at Purina to talk about his new position, how he arrived...

Land O’Lakes preps to buy Southern States’ feed business

A proposed feed manufacturing acquisition would add 900k tons of feed to Land O’Lakes production ability, says co-op member.

Land O’Lakes partners with Bidco for feed development in Africa

Land O’Lakes and Bidco Africa have announced a partnership to form a feed-focused joint venture in East Africa.

Land O’Lakes sustainability efforts track feed from growth to use

Sustainability efforts at Land O’Lakes are set to improve the feed chain, starting with how it is grown, says a company official.

Land O’Lakes to buy Ceres, focuses on forage development

Land O’Lakes proposal to acquire Ceres is in keeping with current trends, says academic.

Purina facility in Kansas faces $40,200 OSHA fine

A Purina Animal Nutrition facility in Wichita, Kansas has been cited by the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Purina swine feed program focuses on lifecycle, not stages

A new program from Purina Animal Nutrition aims to offer swine feed that develops with different stages of pig production, from wean to finish.

Bell Aquaculture sued for allegedly missing feed ingredient payments

A lawsuit has been brought against Bell Aquaculture for its alleged failure to pay for deliveries of aquaculture feed ingredients.

Reports from IPPE 2016

Delacon in US botanticals deal with Land O’Lakes and PMI

Delacon is partnering with Land O’Lakes and PMI Nutritional Additives for US distribution and research of phytogenic feed additives

New research facility expands Land O’Lakes’ work in proteins and auto-feeders

A recently opened research facility is allowing Land O’Lakes animal milk products to boost work in protein blends, automatic feeders and better respond to market trends, says a company official....

Land O’Lakes suing feed ingredient supplier for alleged whey tampering

Land O’Lakes has filed a lawsuit in a US court against Packerland Whey Products alleging the supplier deliberately added urea to a whey protein concentrate, an ingredient used in calf milk replacer...

Probiotics aid piglets during times of stress but more research needed: Purina

Pre and probiotics supplementation of pig feed is relatively unchartered territory for US pig producers, and it remains quite an under-researched topic in the US, says a pig nutrition expert....

US group unveils new protein blends to combat whey price hike

Calves managed aggressively for growth will produce more milk as two-year-olds: Land O'Lakes

US group, Land O’Lakes, as it unveils new protein products for calves, says it is aiming to get producers to feed calves more frequently and at a higher plane of...

News in brief

Purina premix and milk replacers fueling growth at Land O'Lakes

The milk replacer and premix business segments were reported to boost Q2 sales for Purina, the animal nutrition division of Land O’Lakes.

Feeding for 30 Program celebrates two-year anniversary

Boosting quality of colostrum key to heavier sow litters, says Purina Animal Nutrition

Research shows that higher quality colostrum makes a significant difference in the growth rates and performance of piglets at the weaning stage, says US feed company, Purina Animal Nutrition, as its sow...

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