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EU regulatory clearance for $130 billion merger of Dow and DuPont

The EU said it decided to approve a merger between US chemical companies, Dow and DuPont, because they made “significant commitments” to meet its competition concerns.

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.

Omega-3 canola oil supplier filing for regulatory approval in Australia, US and Canada

Omega-3 canola firm Nuseed has filed for regulatory approval in Australia, with submissions for Canada and the US set to be lodged later this month.

Testing feed grain moisture in developing countries

Feed and grain moisture monitoring may be getting easier for producers in developing nations with a combined project from Kansas State University and the USDA.

Mercosur deal: Brussels pressed over Brazilian meat scandal

The EU farm lobby has stressed concerns over meat standards and safety must be given priority in discussions with the Latin American trade bloc in the wake of the corruption...

News in brief

Japan: corn supply crisis eases

Feed manufacturers in Japan, under pressure in recent weeks due to a supply shortage of corn arising from the cold weather in the US, told Reuters the crisis has eased.

DuPont cracks enzyme combo for boosting Indian layer production

DuPont says its new enzyme combination for inclusion in Indian layer diets has the ability to improve egg production by 2% and feed conversion ratio by 3%.

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...

Clear conscience: users of responsible soy can claim ‘zero deforestation’

By sourcing soy that conforms to a new responsible production standard, feed users and producers can demonstrate that their operations haven’t had caused any deforestation.

Evonik’s Asian strategy: We will build on what Norel established

Evonik says it is aiming to expand its probiotics portfolio in Asia with Ecobiol, using VIV Asia as a platform.

ADM expanding feed footprint in China

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

VIV Asia 2017 Preview

Lallemand to address aqua feed costs, formulation challenges in Bangkok

Lallemand is flagging up the benefits of using yeast derivatives, probiotics, and antioxidants in fish and shrimp nutrition at an aquaculture focused conference tomorrow ahead of the VIV Asia trade...

VIV Asia 2017 Preview

India: Ruminants on Nutriad’s radar

Nutriad has traditionally focused on the swine and poultry segments in Asia, but is now looking to target the cattle market in the region, bringing insights from other ruminant markets...

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.

DSM and Evonik to build $200m US plant for salmon feed targeted algae oil

DSM and Evonik, as part of a newly announced 50-50 joint venture, are set to build a $200m facility in the US to produce their omega-3 fatty acid product from...

VIV Asia 2017 Preview

Vietnamese production base keeps costs low for Belgian insect meal producer

Entobel is aiming to achieve 100,000 tons a year of insect meal production by 2025.

USDA sees a return to 'normal' levels

Fishmeal production expected to jump in Peru

Fishmeal production along with corn and soybean meal imports are on the upturn in Peru based on feed demand, says USDA.

Launch set for VIV Asia

Biomin chasing EU zootechnical registration for new phytogenic product

Biomin is in the process of compiling dossiers in its application for an EU registration, based on performance parameters, for its new phytogenic product targeted at piglets and broilers.

Demand for US corn and wheat to dampen, but soybeans hold strong: USDA

Global demand may support an expansion of US soybean exports, while other feed grains look for a rebalancing year, says analyst.

Special edition: Asia Pacific Feed Developments

Asia Pacific: FAO championing use of locally available feed resources

The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is carrying out development work in relation to livestock feed in the Asia Pacific region.

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.

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.

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.

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