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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...

Cargill points to animal nutrition for Q2 boost

Animal nutrition, protein and feed crop sales helped improve second quarter returns for Cargill.

F3 Fish-Free Feed Challenge: US team stresses ecological focus of contest

An ongoing international aquaculture feed competition is supporting new ideas for feed formulation and may help improve the long term sustainability of the aquaculture industry, says a US participant.  

UK feed business performing for Carr's group

UK agribusiness group, Carr’s, has shown the advantage of its diversified strategy, say analysts. 

Idaho producer ups sustainability effort with recycled fish feed ingredient

Fish Breeders of Idaho is setting up a feed facility to recycle a waste product into a high-price feed ingredient.

Scratch and Peck Feeds seeks market, footprint growth in expansion

Scratch and Peck Feeds finds support for expansion in face of producer demand for organic feed, says owner.

Texas feed mill faces second OSHA fine in two years

The Thomas Moore Feed facility is facing a second fine from the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) after a follow-up site visit.

Neovia buys French ruminant and horse speciality feed player, confirms Brazilian deal

Neovia moves to shore up its position on the specialty nutrition market globally by acquiring Agranix, a French producer of nutritional products for ruminants and horses. 

Outlook 2017

60 second interview: 'Consolidation trend a real opportunity for both the industry and Cargill'

The integration of EWOS, antimicrobial resistance, and talent development: Cargill feed executive looks back and forward

Cargill to build $19m feed facility in Michigan

Cargill is starting work on a $19m dairy feed manufacturing facility in Owosso, Michigan.

60 second interview: Using tech in feed formulation, mill management

In a new series on feed careers, we caught up with Bruce Feist, managing director of Format Solutions regarding his current role, how he how he arrived at where he...

Texas feed company faces $83K OSHA fine

Missing guardrails, handrails and fire extinguishers along with wiring concerns were among the safety violations reported for CPE Feeds.

US: ADM continues animal nutrition business expansion

ADM is to build a new feed facility to replace its existing production plant in Columbus, Nebraska, a location the producer said is key to its US business. 

International teams picked for fish-free feed competition

Eight competitors have been selected to move forward in a fish feed challenge aimed at reducing dependence on fish meal and fish oil in aquaculture. 

News in brief

Former Cargill employee pleads guilty to stealing over $3m from company

A former employee stole at least $3.1m and caused about $25m in damages for the agro-giant Cargill. 

Dispatches from EuroTier 2016

Neovia's premix strategy underlines its global ambitions

French animal nutrition group, Neovia, says the rebranding of its premix business as Wisium is an attempt to bolster that division’s international standing.

ADM boosts sunflower meal production in Ukraine, adds rapeseed crush capabilities

ADM said it has almost doubled sunflower seed crushing capacity at its reopened Ukraine oilseeds processing facility to meet feed and food manufacturing sectors demand for meal and oil. 

BioMar and Chinese partner acquire feed business

Danish group, BioMar, says it has acquired 100% of the shares of Chinese fish feed company, Haiwei, as part of its 50/50 joint venture with Tongwei.

Revenue down for ForFarmers in Q3

ForFarmers reported a revenue dip in its third quarter 2016 citing reasons such as lower raw material prices and the translation of the devalued sterling to euros. 

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.

Dispatches from EuroTier 2016

ForFarmers: 'High level of correlation between market share and profitability'

ForFarmers reported the pressure on the Dutch dairy sector to meet phosphate emission levels could see a significant reduction in herd sizes next year, but such a development is expected...

Nebraska feed mill faces $500K fine after employee death

An employee of Prinz Grain and Feed was killed in May this year when he entered a grain bin to clear corn from the sides of an enclosed container, and...

Cargill working on plant-based omega-3 for aquaculture sector

Cargill says it is developing omega-3 fatty acids from canola plants to realize a sustainable form of DHA and EPA and reduce reliance on fishmeal and fish oil. 

'Margins globally were impacted by softer than anticipated meal demand'

Grains and oilseeds results tank net income for Bunge in third quarter results, company points to expectations of a stronger end to the year.

Nebraska feed company hit with $101,000 OSHA fine

Nutrition Services, Inc. faces a $101,898 fine from the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for alleged safety violations found in an on-site visit.