All news articles for October 2020

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US crop and livestock farmers see COVID-19 payments

By Jane Byrne

The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) has approved more than US$7bn in payments to date to US agricultural producers in the second round of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP 2).

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IFFO expects big increase in use of fishmeal in pig feed in Asia

By Jane Byrne

In 2019 there was little change to report in terms of biggest marine ingredient exporters and importers – Peru remained the main pelagic-based fishmeal and fish oil production and exporting country, while China stayed the biggest importer of fishmeal...

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Greening cattle diets, US company looks to the ocean

By Jane Byrne

US company, Blue Ocean Barns, says it has developed a feed supplement from the red seaweed, Asparagopsis taxiformis, which, when minimally processed and fed in small amounts to cattle, significantly reduces their methane emissions.

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