Several regional platforms are materializing across Europe, alongside the global Roundtable for Responsible Soy (RTRS), to encourage domestic retailers and traders to buy only responsibly sourced soy. One such is the UK Roundtable on Sustainable Soy (UKRT).
US feed organizations welcome the US’s agriculture-inclusive talking points for upcoming US-EU negotiations, but are concerned the EU would seem to be insisting that topic is kept out of any trade deal talks.
Better compensation for crop producers for DON infestation in feed grains is one of the long-term strategies being considered by a farmer organization as high mycotoxin levels seen in corn in Ontario, Canada.
Danish producer, Novozymes, reported that sales to the feed industry declined during 2018, as challenging feed enzyme markets, especially in Latin America, put pressure on volumes, including in the fourth quarter.