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Feed enzyme development on ADM's radar

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

ADM has opened a new enzyme research facility in Davis, California, partly focused on optimizing such products' use in animal health and nutrition.

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Land use tool aimed at sustainable expansion of Brazilian soy farming

By Jane Byrne

Technology is allowing producers a way to find already cleared land to grow soybeans sustainably in Brazil’s Cerrado and Amazon regions, keeping forests intact while maximizing economic returns, says a major soy trader and an environmental organization....

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Former EWOS manager on trial for corruption

By Jane Byrne

A trial is underway in Norway concerning allegations a former top executive at fish feed player EWOS, now owned by Cargill Animal Nutrition, sought bribes in exchange for supply contracts with the company.

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US tax change cited for lower Cargill Q3 earnings

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Cargill reported a 24% drop in third-quarter earnings saying it was hit by a charge of $161m related to the recent change in US tax laws. The Minnesota-based agro-giant, however, reported a strong performance for its animal nutrition, grain origination...

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Neovia gets behind poultry farm management app

By Jane Byrne

Wisium, Neovia’s premix brand, says it has signed a partnership agreement with French technology developer, Aniprev for the marketing of its poultry farm management mobile application internationally.