All news articles for August 2019

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South African corn supplies tight and prices firm

By Lynda Searby

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).

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Cargill gets green-light for omega-3 producing canola

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Cargill has received approval to grow biotech, omega-3 producing canola, in the US providing the next step in ongoing work to commercialize an alternative ingredient for use in aquaculture feeds.

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FDA looks to improve access to medicated feed data for industry

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

As part of the continued effort to improve transparency and public access to information about approved animal drugs, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it has made medicated feed-related information more accessible and user-friendly.

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AIC launches new palm oil credit purchase scheme

By Jane Byrne

AIC, the trade group representing the interests of the feed manufacturing industry and other agri-supply businesses in the UK, said its new Palm Oil Credit Scheme (APOCS) has been developed in conjunction with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)...