All news articles for March 2017

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Record US soybean planting expected

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The USDA, in its survey of planting intentions, sees the expected corn planted area to be lower than last year, while soybean planted area for 2017 looks set to top the charts. The wheat planted area, though, is predicted to be the lowest since records...

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GM case: legal expert rejects ‘precautionary principle’ grounds

By Jane Byrne

An opinion from an advocate general (AG) about a European Court of Justice (ECJ) case found EU states should only adopt emergency measures regarding genetically modified feed and food if they can establish a clear and serious risk to health and the environment.

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EFSA seeks feed additive industry expert help

By Jane Byrne

EFSA is inviting industry representatives to join two ad-hoc discussion groups that will assist in the development of draft guidance documents on the assessment of feed additives.

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Special Edition: Organic Feed

US: Feed mill expands on organic market growth

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The continued growth of the US organic market has supported the expansion of organic feed production, including allowing Riverside Feeds to double in size.

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Canada: Outlook for canola and soybean meal production

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Oilseed crush in Canada this year is forecast to dip 4% to 10.5 million metric tons (MMT) from 11 MMT in 2016/17 due to low carry-in stocks and only a modest rise in overall oilseeds production available for crushing, said the USDA.