All news articles for January 2019

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special edition: feed protein innovation

Trials underway on Arbiom's wood to feed protein ingredient

By Jane Byrne

Arbiom, a developer of non-food biomass processing technology, announced last month that it had successfully produced tonnage quantities of its high protein feed ingredient derived from wood at a combined 80,000-L industrial fermentation scale, with partners...

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ADM buys up rest of UK grain trader

By Jane Byrne

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the remaining 50% of British grain merchant, Gleadell Agriculture Ltd, from French cooperative group, InVivo.

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Improved feed conversion ratio (FCR) in UK pig herd

By Jane Byrne

In the year up to September 2018, the feed conversion ratio (FCR) for the UK pig herd had improved compared to the 2017 average, according to the latest Agrosoft data, cited by the AHDB in a report

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Special Edition: Feed Protein Innovation

How to drive efficient duckweed production using dairy factory wastewater

By Jane Byrne

In late 2017, we reported on an Irish project, Newtrients, involving the capture of essential nutrients from dairy processing wastewater to grow duckweed as a novel feed protein. Some 13 months on, we hear from the project leader as to the targets met...