All news articles for August 2021

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IGC lowers forecast for world wheat output

By Jane Byrne

Last week saw the IGC amend its projections for global wheat production in 2021-22 to 782m tons, that is 6m tons lower than its July forecast but still an increase of 1.2% from 773m ton in 2020-21.

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EU authorizes use of PAPs in pig and poultry feed

By Jane Byrne

Today sees the EU Commission adopt the decision to amend the feed ban regulation, allowing the use of processed animal proteins (PAPs) and insects to feed non-ruminant farmed animals such as pigs and poultry.

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Which way for future feed technology research?

By Lynda Searby

Enhancement of co-products with microbial proteins, improvements in protein digestibility and novel cell wall rupture techniques are among the important directions for future research, according to two feed technology luminaries.

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Study: Krill boosts sea bass growth by 20%

By Lynda Searby

As the aquaculture sector seeks alternatives to fishmeal, Aker BioMarine says its latest peer-reviewed study supports the replacement of up to 7.5% fishmeal with krill meal in sea bass diets whilst improving growth performance, feed utilization and liver...

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African and Asian fish to feed on US grains

By Lynda Searby

The US Grains Council (USGC) is advancing a strategy to promote corn co-products including new high protein distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) to aquaculture producers in the high-potential North African and Southeast Asian regions.

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Microbiome research stops methane in its tract

By Lynda Searby

Research center APC Microbiome is on a mission to develop microbiome solutions to industry challenges such as anti-microbial resistance, pathogen persistence and methane production.

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Deep pocket investors 'ready to play' in ag tech

By Lynda Searby

The generous biotech funds that have transformed other sectors are now backing food and agriculture, with the potential to ‘disrupt’ the food value chain, says a venture capital fund insider.

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