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Global grain market snapshot: weather and politics still loom large

The impact of the persistent dryness and the April cold spell remains to be quantified in Europe but it has becoming more evident that the likely recovery in EU wheat...

FrieslandCampina looks to bolster dairy production in Asia and Africa

Educating African and Asian farmers to improve milk production can take 20 years, says FrieslandCampina executive who runs a farmers’ training initiative

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. 

Agriculture lobby has wish list for the incoming UK government

The Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC), a trade group representing the feed, crop protection, and fertilizer industries in the UK, has produced a manifesto outlining what the UK agri-supply industry wants...

Insect feed market forecast to top $1bn by 2022

The size of the insect feed market is predicted to top $1bn by 2022, according to a new report.

Australian algae producer enters animal feed market

A specialist algae producer, known for work in the biofuel industry, is diversifying and making a play for the animal feed industry.

US feed and grain sectors weigh in on NAFTA review

Several US feed and grain groups have called for caution moving forward and a consideration of the gains already made in the wake of a NAFTA review announcement.

Post-meeting, Scottish farmers confident of future feed supply from whisky association

Scottish farmers say they are confident of hammering out an agreement with the Scottish whisky industry amid concerns about a shortage of distillery by-products for animal feed.

Malaysia offers potential growth market for US DDGS

A need for inexpensive feed ingredients may offer DDGS an increasing market share in Malaysia, says the USDA.

Will weather affect corn planting in the US?

After poor weather and a slow start in some regions, US feed crop planting moves forward, says USDA.

‘Little consumer resistance to the idea of using avian protein in salmon feed’

An academia and industry run project, aiming to encourage the use of avian protein in Scottish salmon feed, found consumers are, in general, open to the use of such protein...

US: Alltech goes west with purchase of Montana based feed company

Kentucky headquartered, Alltech, expands US interests with the acquisition of WestFeeds.

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...

US farmer sentiment lift after USDA report: Purdue University

Producer sentiment regarding the state of the US agricultural economy rose for April following a multi-month slide, says analyst.

US soybean acres may be set to rise again

Delayed planting in the US has some producers turning additional acres to soybeans, says analyst.

ADM looks to Israeli acquisition for growth, market expansion

ADM has agreed to purchase a controlling interest in Israel-based Industries Centers, with a focus on expanding efforts into that region.

De Heus increases market share in Serbian feed market, invests to boost production capacity

De Heus says it is in the process of expanding the capacity of the Serbian plant it acquired two years ago to strengthen its foothold in the Balkans.

Japan revises law to allow imports of organic feed

Japan now accepts the use of imported organic certified animal feed from countries that share an organic equivalency arrangement with it, according to the USDA.

Continued growth in non-GM milk, poultry in Germany

The turnover of food products within the dairy, poultry and egg categories certified against a government backed non-GM food label in Germany is forecast to reach €4.4bn in 2017.

Bunge reports sharply lower Q1 2017 profit

Factors such as poor margins, and a delay in pricing by South American grain producers influenced its first quarter revenue decrease, said the agribusiness giant.

ADM Q1 sees improvement, points to ongoing efforts

ADM saw overall improvement for the first quarter of 2017, ending March 31.

Hike expected in demand for grain and feed in the UAE

The overall consumption of grain and feed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will grow nearly 6% over the next year, thus boosting imports, finds a USDA GAIN report. 

Algae-based DHA offers Chilean salmon producer way to boost sustainability

Salmon producer, Ventisqueros, is demonstrating the sustainability bump from using AlgaPrime DHA in the diets of farmed salmon.

Navis Capital acquires large NZ egg and feed producer

Private equity firm, Navis Capital, has taken a majority stake in New Zealand’s integrated animal feed and egg production businesses, Mainland Poultry.

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