All news articles for September 2019

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Insect firm on list of France’s most promising start-ups

By Jane Byrne

French mealworm derived feed protein producer, Ÿnsect, has been selected as one of France’s 40 most promising startups – the NEXT40 index, a list of companies deemed to have the strongest prospects for global growth.

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USDA: Soybean exports expected to see boost in 2020

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

US agricultural exports are projected to reach $137bn in fiscal year (FY) 2020, up $2.5bn from the revised forecast for FY 2019. The anticipated increase will primarily be driven by higher exports of pork, beef, soybeans, and horticultural products, found...

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Research center focuses on improving cattle forage

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Improved understanding of how a tropical forage grass passes its traits may allow for faster varietal development work and provide improved feeds for cattle producers, say CIAT researchers.

Top 10 most read stories in August

Top 10 most read stories in August 2019

By Jane Byrne

We go back to the hot days of summer to see what stories proved most interesting to our readers. Cargill features in two of those most popular articles, alongside news about methane reduction, single cell protein production, insect feed, artificial intelligence...

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Researchers testing feed premix effectiveness in sea lice control

By Jane Byrne

A new £300K (US$373.5K) study involving researchers from the Institute of Aquaculture (IoA) at the University of Stirling, Scotland and a UK animal feed manufacturer is aiming to explore how certain feed ingredients can reduce infections in farmed fish.

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US poultry producers want corn use curbed in biofuel

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The US National Chicken Council (NCC) is asking the country's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to slash proposed ethanol volumes for 2020, citing disruptions to the US feed supply.

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US feed ingredients, pork may see reprieve from Chinese tariffs

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Certain US feed and agricultural products are likely to be excluded from punitive Chinese tariffs, as the US and China move to ease trade war tensions. Over the last week, both Washington and Beijing offered gestures of good will.

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Anpario's new bottling plant is operational

By Jane Byrne

UK feed additive producer, Anpario, has announced the opening of its new £1m (US$1.2m), fully automated, bottling plant at its Manton Wood facility in Nottinghamshire, UK.