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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.

Special Edition: Organic Feed

US: Feed mill expands on organic market growth

The continued growth of the US organic market has supported the expansion of organic feed production, including allowing Riverside Feeds to double in size.

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.

Neovia buys premix player in Mexico

Animal nutrition group, Neovia, has acquired Apligén, a Mexico based company specializing in the production of premix, specialty feed, and additives.

Expanding eConnectivity in agriculture

US grain producers and handlers may soon have more powerful data management capabilities to address traceability and the regulatory needs of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) thanks to a...

Phone app tracks nutrient levels in feed for home mixers

A feed app for smartphones is aimed at helping poultry producers better mix their own feed using local ingredients, says researcher.

Australian production site will give us competitive advantage in that market: BioMar

Danish fish feed group, BioMar, has flagged up its plans to build a factory in Australia in 2019, an aquaculture market it sees as having huge growth potential. 

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.

Neovia on the asset trail in Asia

French animal nutrition group, Neovia, said it is planning acquisitions in Asia in the coming 12 months but it would not disclose in which markets or in which livestock segments...

ForFarmers 2016 results: Revenue down, volumes up

ForFarmers said its net revenue for 2016 declined by 6% to €2.1bn last year, with it citing lower raw material prices and the impact of a weaker pound sterling. 

De Heus expands footprint in Spanish feed market

De Heus says it has bolstered its position on the Spanish feed market by acquiring compound feed manufacturer, Acorex.

ADM expanding feed footprint in China

Work is about to get underway on ADM’s fifth feed facility in China.

New capacity in Norway, Turkey and China to drive growth: BioMar

The Danish fish feed maker today said its 2016 revenue ended up 1.2% lower than in 2015 - DDK 8.8bn ($1.26bn) versus DDK 8.9bn, with a modest increase in volumes.

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.

Special Edition: Organic Feed

US: Organic premix and feed facility opens in Iowa

Catalyst's new organic, premix manufacturing facility in Iowa is all about meeting market demand, says company executive. 

FSMA: Penn State extension service wants to hear from feed sector

Feed producers input is needed to help design an extension program's outreach efforts under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

Nutreco challenge: Cheap edible aquaculture vaccines take top spot

Ireland based start-up, MicroSynbiotiX, is the winner of the final of the Nutreco Feed Tech Challenge event.

Marine Harvest fish feed plant in Scotland gets green light

Marine Harvest has won approval to go ahead with its salmon feed plant build in Scotland. 

US: Cargill calls for responsible trade, immigration policy

Cargill has taken a stance on recent executive orders issued by the Trump administration. 

Demand for cheaper cattle feeds hurt Finnish group's Q4 2016 sales

Finnish food and agribusiness, Raisio, estimates its operating profit for 2017 will fall slightly short of earnings for 2016, and predicts exchange rates will continue to hit its EBIT.

Reports from IPPE

AB Vista: NIR tools can reduce losses linked to feed ingredient variability

NIR technology is moving beyond analysis of traditional components such as fibre and protein to include measurements of phytate, energy and reactive lysine, says AB Vista.

Nutreco challenge – which feed innovations have made the grade?

Dutch feed group, Nutreco, said it has selected 10 finalists for the closing phase of its Feed Tech Challenge event this month in the Netherlands. 

Reports from IPPE

Cargill field testing changes in nutrition and farm management to improve gut microflora in birds

Cargill is focused on quality control of ingredients, mycotoxin management, precision feeding and the factors that influence the microflora of the bird

Reports from IPPE

ebeam me up: feed ingredients get the Star Trek treatment

ebeam Technologies is looking to change how the biological burden in feed crops can be managed starting at harvest. 

Organic feed supply squeeze forces UK dairy farmers to act

The pressure on the UK organic protein feed supply is motivating some farmers to start cultivating domestic sources.

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