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'Political in-fighting have 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.

Special Edition: Ruminant Nutrition

Can garlic oil reduce calf greenhouse gas emissions?

Garlic oil may offer a way to reduce cow gas emissions when used with a high concentrate diet, say researchers.

Mycotoxins: Threshold no longer the only barometer of risk

The co-contamination of feedstuffs with multiple mycotoxins is the rule and not the exception, according to the lead author on a new paper, published in Toxins.

Is a rebound in cereal and oilseed prices on the cards?

All eyes are on Brazil and Argentina in terms of how weather will likely affect grains output in those leading maize and soybean producing countries. 

What is the state of the feed industry in 2016?

The FeedNavigator State of the Industry 2016 report indicated the feed sector is struggling to recruit employees with the appropriate skill base.

Outlook 2017

The road ahead: EU protein balance sheet, currency fluctuations, aqua feed M&A

We asked trade groups, a leading manufacturer and a market analyst to forecast how 2017 will play out for the European and international feed sector. 

Outlook 2017

60 second interview: 'Consolidation trend a real opportunity for both the industry and Cargill'

The integration of EWOS, antimicrobial resistance, and talent development: Cargill feed executive looks back and forward

Pledge seen as ‘breakthrough’ for seafood industry sustainability

Eight CEOs of the leading seafood companies globally, in both wild capture and aquaculture, along with fish feed players have signed a major ocean sustainability pledge.

Outlook 2017

Fishmeal prices predicted to soften in 2017 (compared to 2016)

Fishmeal production is set to increase, and prices should weaken in 2017, compared to this year’s level, says a Rabobank analyst.

'No need for alarm over declining omega-3 levels in salmon'

The head of the research center of the global aqua feed leader, Skretting, has weighed in on the debate generated by BBC coverage of a Scottish study showing omega 3...

Dispatches from EuroTier 2016

ADM continues to build case for yeast and immune defense

ADM Animal Nutrition says it is investing in R&D to strengthen the use of its well-established whole cell yeast product, Citristim, in aquaculture, while it continues to shore up its...

Dispatches from EuroTier 2016

Neovia's premix strategy underlines its global ambitions

French animal nutrition group, Neovia, says the rebranding of its premix business as Wisium is an attempt to bolster that division’s international standing.

Dispatches from EuroTier 2016

‘Phytogenics are moving from niche to mainstream’

Delacon says the initial industry skepticism about botanical compounds is decreasing as a growing number of independent studies show the impact of such additives on livestock production. 

USDA releases November WASDE report

Economist: Build in inventories for corn and soybeans 'not positive for prices'

Large ending stocks signal continuing low feed crop prices, but potential remains for a price rebound, says industry expert.

Special Edition: Grain market developments

High expectation for US soy crop, IGC predicts strong growth in feed wheat use

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) had raised the US soybean yield again; the agency projected it at 51.4 bushels per acre, up 0.8 bushels from the September forecast.

Special Edition: Grain Market Developments

Saudi Arabia: changes underway in control of import, distribution of feed barley

Changes to management of feed barley imports and distribution in Saudi Arabia should increase transparency, says US Grains Council.

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Insects, algae, yeasts: Forum set to assess the pluses and minuses of new proteins

What are the pros and cons of feed protein derived from insects, from yeast, from duckweed or from seaweed and microalgae sources for poultry, pigs or farmed fish?

Time running out to enter our feed industry survey

Have you completed our survey yet that aims to get a snapshot of the hopes and fears of the international feed sector for 2016 and beyond?

USDA: Egyptian livestock feed costs high despite low global commodity pricing

Despite global commodity prices being at their lowest levels in years, livestock producers in Egypt face surging input costs on the back of a depreciating Egyptian Pound, according to the...

Tannins and tapeworm thesis awarded Nor Feed botanicals prize

A Nepalese researcher has won the 2016 Nor Feed Award for his work on plant-based products against parasites, notably tapeworm.

Answer on the way for Chinese investigation of US DDGS?

An ongoing anti-dumping and countervailing duty probe into the US DDGS exports by the Chinese may soon produce a preliminary response.

Cargill and Bunge propose deal for European oilseed facilities

Cargill is set to sell two Europe-based oilseed processing plants and businesses to Bunge, as the company reassesses its EMEA strategy.

Special Edition: Gut Health

Cargill aiming to model the effect of antibiotics

What is the current strategy of Cargill Animal Nutrition (CAN) in terms of boosting animal immune development, disease resistance and performance?

Special Edition: Gut Health

Butyrate, botanicals and yeast cell walls – how can they be made more effective?

Recent research insights have helped reveal some of the cell biological mechanisms that are likely behind the beneficial effect of additives such as butyrate products, botanicals and yeast cell walls...