All news articles for October 2019

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Ushering the commodity trading industry into the digital age

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The Global Commodity Technology Association (CGTA) is launching with a focus on supporting and improving digitization and modernization in the global agricultural commodity industry, says managing director.

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AFIA highlights Vietnam in export expansion

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Following the receipt of federal funding, the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) is assessing Vietnam’s market potential as an export destination for US feed or feed ingredients.

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Fungal fermented rye may reduce reliance on antibiotics in pigs

By Jane Byrne

A product, based on proprietary fungal fermented rye, is aimed at supporting pig farmers as they move away from a reliance on antibiotics for herd management in that it reduces the animal’s exposure to harmful pathogens, says Trouw Nutrition.

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Feed mills can be part of an historical record

By Jane Byrne

French photographer, Laurent Bellec, is putting together an encyclopedia of images of feed mills from all over the world, including photographs he has taken over the past 10 years.

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Special Edition: Aqua feed innovation

Bee pollen carotenoids may support trout growth, improve color

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Adding bee pollen-extracted carotenoids supports fish growth and production and may provide a non-synthetic coloring agent for farmed trout, though more research is needed, researchers say.

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Ergot presence in feed crops a concern in the US

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Poor planting and growing conditions in the spring may have delayed crop development and prompted the establishment of feed crop diseases including ones that spread mycotoxins and ergot, say experts.

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