Corteva Agriscience, the maker of chlorpyrifos, disputes EFSA’s conclusion that the controversial insecticide is harmful to human health and does not meet the criteria for renewal on the European market.
Ahead of the anticipated sanctioning of insects in poultry feed by the EU later this year, Wageningen University is leading a four-year multi-stakeholder project investigating the viability of insects as a sustainable feed source.
The dairy technology startup announced the results of a seed investment round Monday [Aug. 12]. The funding generated is intended to support additional data collection and efforts to expand across North America.
Wet weather and challenging planting conditions trimmed less feed crop planted acres than predicted, but as anticipated corn production remains high, predicted soybean production fell and yield questions remain, say analysts.
South African growers are expected to increase plantings of yellow (feed grade) corn by 10% per cent in 2019, which “should decrease corn prices”, according to the latest report from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS).
Delayed plantings, wet spring weather and damaged alfalfa crops are combining to generate forage and hay challenges for beef and dairy producers, however, alternative feed sources do remain, say experts.