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The verdict on COP27 for food and farming: 'COP27 maintained a firm focus on supply-side solutions' / Pic: GettyImages-Malecus85

COP27: A ‘notable disappointment’ for sustainable food systems

By Katy Askew

As climate talks conclude in Sharm El Sheikh, for the first time ever a deal has been reached that will see agriculture integrated into the UN’s climate action body. The result of lengthy talks and a significant process of negotiation, does the so-called...

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Higher prices drive profits for BioMar

By Jane Byrne

BioMar says it grew its reported revenue by 41% in Q3, even with slightly lower volume sales than last year, while earnings recovered significantly compared to the same quarter in 2021.

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US beef production set to contract

By Jane Byrne

Global beef production is split by hemisphere, with northern countries generally in a declining production phase while those in the south are increasing, says Rabobank.

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WASDE: US corn production revised higher

By Jane Byrne

This month’s WASDE saw corn production in the US forecast higher, to 353.84Mt, a slight hike on the 352.95Mt estimated in October, leading to a slightly eased ending stock projection.

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Estonian insect farming startup flying high

By Jane Byrne

Tallin-based Flyfeed, an insect farming startup, has developed and tested its production technology, signed letters of intent with top-tier companies, and it has also built a team of employees, partners, and advisors in under one year. In addition, it...

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Balancing feed form and mill throughput

By Jane Byrne

In the current environment of high energy costs, how can feed producers make quality feed without extended conditioning times and without risking poorly conditioned meal leading to blockages and increased mill maintenance?