All news articles for February 2020

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Novus head looks to support employees, streamline focus

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

A review of core business and acquisition opportunities is underway at Novus International, along with moves to ensure staff are empowered, says incoming CEO.

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NIR tech highlights changes in ingredient composition

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

NIR-based analysis of feed ingredients is detailing changing amino acid profiles in plants and alterations in nutrition from processing, says Evonik representative, who also talks about challenges to ‘real-time’ use of the data generated.

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Who is moving where in February 2020?

By Jane Byrne

This month sees plenty of movement in terms of exits and new hires in the international feed sector, impacting Skretting, Agravis, and trade bodies like the AIC and the American Soybean Association (ASA).

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WIPOTEC-OCS talks feed assessment for safety at IPPE

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Precision assessment of feed, additives and ingredients along with the examination of products for unwanted contaminants has a role to play in feed safety.

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Evonik showcases poultry data system Porphyrio at IPPE

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Evonik highlights the use of biostatistics to improve poultry production with the introduction of its flock data management and predictive software program, Porphyrio.

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Insect frass boosts catfish feed intake, weight gain

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Adding frass generated by black soldier fly larvae to the diets of farmed catfish increases fish feed intake and weight gain, but can reduce feed and protein use efficiency, say USDA researchers.

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Ten reasons to attend YAN20

By Jane Byrne

Just over two weeks to go to the Young Animal Nutrition Summit, here are 10 reasons why nutritionists and feed formulators should attend.

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