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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.

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.

Research shows enzymes improve energy release for broilers

A study shows broilers fed a diet with a reduction in apparent metabolizable energy, N- corrected, and supplemented with amylase and xylanase, in the starter phase, had improved performance. ...

Reports from IPPE

Novus assessing link between maternal nutrition and gene expression in the chick

On-going Novus gut health research in poultry includes a focus on breeder feed and trace mineral load, says researcher director. 

Study shows limitations of prolonged high feed intake in heifers

Reduced feed intake may boost heifer ovulatory response and embryo production, say researchers.

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 

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. 

DSM: Vit C shutdown and LATAM only headwinds in Q4

DSM said it had a very strong 2016, one that was well ahead of strategic goals, as it released it full year and Q4 financial results today.

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.

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.

ADM Q4 shows profit slump

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

‘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.

EO use helps boost survival in farmed catfish facing disease challenge

Additive essential oils can boost farmed catfish survival in the face of a challenge from Aeromonas hydrophila, say researchers.

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.

Focus on fisheries management not FFDR, says marine ingredients industry group

IFFO speaks out against proposals to reduce the Forage Fish Dependency Ratio (FFDR) within the Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s Salmon Standard, arguing that “direct, effective management” of fisheries is a better...

Nukamel in piglet feed collaboration with ASN

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

Coppens launches fish-free trout feed

Seven months on from being acquired by Alltech, Dutch fish feed producer Coppens International has brought to market a new trout feed incorporating its parent company’s DHA-rich algae-derived fish oil...

USDA: small drop in corn production, increase in global coarse grain use

US and global feed grain stocks may be in for slight fluctuation for production and price, said the USDA. 

EU and Brazilian players act to foster 'more sustainable' soy production and trade

A new “cooperation agreement” sees the setting up, for the first time, of a formal working relationship between Brazilian soy producers and key European soy purchasers.

Does a spoonful of fish feed help the medicine go down?

DNA-supplemented feed may offer an efficient method of mass vaccination for farmed Atlantic salmon facing disease challenges, say researchers.

Novozymes to shed nearly 200 jobs

Enzyme maker, Novozymes, is to cut 198 jobs, with its Danish operations to see 31% of those redundancies.

'Political in-fighting has taken priority over the economic realities' - UK feed group aghast at Brexit plans

An EU divorce without single market access or customs union membership poses a huge threat to the UK food and agriculture industries, says agribusiness trade group.

AlzChem plans IPO to gain bigger foothold in feed additives

German chemical company, AlzChem, today announced it plans to go public in the first half of this year.

USDA feed crop numbers point to potential planting shift

Despite export challenges, soybeans may see acreage growth in 2017, says analyst.

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