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California is feed deficient state due to flooding

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Flooding and flood-related damage across parts of the Midwest continues to bring supply challenges and changes to livestock and feed producers both in the region and across the country.

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Forest 500: Companies told to disclose names of soy suppliers

By Jane Byrne

Nestlé has come out top in relation to soy in the latest Forest 500 report that rates food manufacturer, trader, retailer, food service and financial institutions’ efforts to tackle commodity led deforestation in all sourcing regions.

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Super-soaker mineral could fill the gap left by antibiotic bans in Asia

By Richard Whitehead

Attapulgite producer, GeoHellas, has Asia on its mind. Already major countries such as China, Indonesia and Vietnam have either banned or are phasing out antibiotics, a trend that the supplier says presents it with substantial opportunities.

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Study examines potential role of feed in ASF spread

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

African swine fever may be orally transmittable in plant-based feeds and liquids, although higher doses of the virus are needed to generate infection from feeds, says researcher.

Conversations about careers: Nutritionist at a feed firm

Conversations about careers: Nutritionist at a feed firm

By Jane Byrne

Emily Frehen-van Calmthout has just hit the seven year mark as a nutritionist at leading Dutch feed company, ABZ Diervoeding. She is also a PhD Candidate at Wageningen University, Animal Nutrition. We spoke to her to get a sense of her educational achievements...