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US feed companies urged to sign up to gain access to Chinese market

Chinese market opportunities await US feed additive and premix producers as market regulation protocols progress.

Antibiotic free chicken production: Tyson Foods shifts up a gear

Tyson Foods is set to switch its retail line of company-branded chicken products to birds raised without any antibiotics.

Kemin’s Russian feed operations set to go live

Kemin says it is to open its new feed manufacturing facilities and office in Russia in April.

Special Edition: Asia Pacific Feed Developments

US DDGS producers seek Trump’s help on Chinese market

The US Grains Council and ethanol groups are asking the Trump administration for support to secure the Chinese DDGS and ethanol markets.

Minnesota soybean co-op looks to double production

Minnesota Soybean Processors are in the early stages of doubling production with a new, $240m soybean facility in North Dakota.

European crop report: wheat protein levels on par with 2015

The average protein content of wheat - 11.52% - in Europe this year is about half a percent above that of 2015, found the latest crop report from Evonik.

Special Edition: Asia Pacific Feed Developments

Vietnam: Debate over influence of international feed players on pricing

Foreign feed companies are extending their reach in the Vietnamese market, according to the country’s ministry of agriculture. 

Outlook for Argentina soybean harvest improves

Despite concerns about heavy rain in Argentina causing additional crop loss for producers, conditions are considered to have stablished: USDA 

De Heus moves into Egyptian fish feed business

Growing demand for fish feed in Egypt sees a joint venture involving Dutch feed group, De Heus, open its first fish feed factory in that country.

Bunge: Demand for soymeal 'soft' but Q4 2016 positive end to tough year

Agribusiness had a challenging year in terms of global macroeconomics but finished strong, says Bunge as it released its Q4 2016 results. 

Reports from IPPE

Soy protein may have role to play in antibiotic-free poultry production

Antibiotic-free poultry diets may see a boost from enzymatically treated soybean meal in starter feed, says Hamlet Protein.

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.

Reports from IPPE

AFIA on trade in Trump era: 'Think outside the box'

The US feed industry looks to protect its interests as uncertainty lingers over the future of trade agreements.

UK: Poultry feed production leaving others in the shade

Animal feed production for the UK was up 6.4% for poultry and 1.4% for cattle and calves but down 5.3% for pigs in December 2016 compared to same month a year earlier. 

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.

WASDE: Wheat offers surprise as eyes turn to exports

The USDA raised US 2016/17 wheat exports by 50m bushels to 1,025m, which it said reflects a strong pace to date.

Reports from IPPE

Nor-Feed looks to US with antibiotic alternatives

Nor-Feed plans to bring plant-based, antibiotic alternatives to the US market, says company CEO. 

ADM Q4 shows profit slump

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) reported a sharp drop in earnings for its fourth quarter. 

Special Edition: Asian Pacific Feed Developments

South Korean government rice decision will impact feed wheat imports: USDA

Despite an upturn in rice feeding in South Korea, US feed corn imports are expected to stay steady for that Asian country, says the USDA.

‘The soybean market will likely remain bearish in the medium to long term’

Speculators have started to liquidate their buying positions in the soybean complex as the crop in Argentina looks better than expected.

Reports from IPPE

Despite feed mill consolidation, global feed production rises

Although the number of feed mills in production has fallen by 7%, the amount of feed generated in 2016 increased and surpassed 1bn metric tons for the first time, said Alltech.

Special Edition: Ruminant Nutrition

Tracking dairy cow health in Northern Ireland

McLarnon Feeds is aiming to extend, beyond trial farms, a service for monitoring dairy cows managed during the dry period and immediately post-calving. 

FeedNavigator rolls out 2017 feature calendar

Feed processing technology, e-commerce trends, understanding gut health and a look at the Middle East feed industry are some of the topics in our special edition newsletter line up this...

Nukamel in piglet feed collaboration with ASN

Piglet production in Latin America is the target segment of a new European feed ingredient alliance. 

US feed sector asks Trump to continue to back trade with Cuba

Feed and agricultural groups are asking the new US administration to support efforts to reduce regulation and improve the trade relationship between the US and Cuba.

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