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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.

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.

Purina, Texas Farm Products call for aquafeed case dismissal

Purina Animal Nutrition and Texas Farm Products Company have requested a lawsuit brought against them regarding bass feed be dismissed.

US researchers track pathogen survival in swine feed

Feed or feed ingredients may offer viral pathogens access to US farmed swine, say researchers.

Perstorp brings out new organic acid for feed

The Perstorp Group has launched a feed material - branded as ProPhorce Valerins - based on glycerol esters of valeric acid and said to promote animal performance.

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

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

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.

Fish, poultry and pig producers can now test novel gas to feed protein

California based biotechnology company, Calysta, says it has produced sufficient quantity of its novel protein, FeedKind, to be able to ship samples for testing worldwide.

Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition parent buys Agro Biosciences

Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition’s parent company, Church & Dwight, is acquiring Agro Biosciences.

Food and mouth disease risk from exports: USDA reviewing system gets checkup

Improved guidance and transparency are needed for USDA’s reviews of foreign animal health systems, says GAO program director. 

Italian encapsulation player sets sights on global dairy markets

Bioscreen Technologies is targeting the global dairy markets following investment to improve both capacity and to enhance the active content in its rumen protected nutrition products. 

PKE product will make Malaysia less reliant on imports: Sime Darby

A supplier of a new, ultra-refined palm kernel expeller (PKE) for use in feed, branded Purafex, says the product has the potential to transform the Malaysian market.

KMP buys out fish oil interests of Marvesa

German feed ingredients distributor, Köster Marine Proteins (KMP) has acquired 100% of the fish oil business of the Dutch distributor and trader, Marvesa.

Special Edition: Early Animal Nutrition

Novus investigates optimizing sow diets for piglet growth

A Novus International roundtable on swine nutrition pointed to ongoing challenges in swine production and areas where research could improve piglet growth and development.

Asian investors participate in a new Series D funding round for Calysta's protein, $40m generated

US methane-to-protein facility takes step closer to production

NouriTech, along with lead investors Calysta and Cargill, broke ground on the new, 37-acre facility last week.  

Algae producer, Zivo, in cultivation contract with Spanish company

US firm, Zivo Bioscience, has just entered into a new cultivation contract with Algatek, based in Entrego, Spain, to produce its proprietary algae strain in photobioreactors, according to a company...

Impact from Brazilian meat scandal likely in Q2: CFO

Good volume growth in animal nutrition for DSM in Q1

DSM reported a strong first quarter for Q1 2017. Its adjusted EBITDA was up 17% to €345m (US$376m), while net profit increased 75% to €149m, partly achieved on the back...

Regulatory clearance for non-GMO Canadian protein meal

Agrisoma Biosciences has gained approval to commercialize carinata as a non-GMO protein meal for beef cattle feed in the US, says CEO.

Feed and grain industries weigh in against any US NAFTA withdrawal

Several US feed crop and agricultural groups are speaking out against a potential plan for the Trump Administration to withdraw from NAFTA.

Special Edition: Protein Alternatives

Insect protein production offers ‘viable alternative to landfill’

Organic waste is the opportunity, says Jason Drew, co-founder of the Cape Town headquartered AgriProtein, as he predicts huge growth for the insect protein industry over the next 10 to 15 years.

Lerøy flags up use of microalgae sourced DHA in its salmon diets

Salmon producer, Lerøy, says it has reduced its use of marine sourced omega-3 fatty acids by switching to a feed incorporating a DHA laden microalgae product. 

‘Strange start’ leads to delay in US feed crop planting

After a wet start to the feed crop-planting season, some states are making progress with corn and starting to get soybeans in the ground, says the USDA. 

Tannins in feed may offer production boost for dairy cattle

In-silage tannins may make dairy cattle more efficient without the need for additional dietary protein, says researcher.

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