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Dispatches from EuroTier 2016

ForFarmers: 'High level of correlation between market share and profitability'

By Jane Byrne

ForFarmers reported the pressure on the Dutch dairy sector to meet phosphate emission levels could see a significant reduction in herd sizes next year, but such a development is expected to have a limited impact on the company’s dairy feed volumes overall.

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Concerns over EFSA recommendation on copper levels in feed

By Jane Byrne

The European Commission has told an EU committee that EFSA’s opinion recommending a reduction in the currently authorized maximum copper content levels in complete feed has generated a lot of reaction within industry and trade associations.

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Fermented feed: will pig producers buy into it?

By Lynda Searby

Fermented feed is becoming increasingly attractive, with some pig producers seeing a return in investment in as little as a year, thanks to refinements and improvements to ForFarmers’ fermented feed concept. 

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Special Edition: Environmental friendly feed sector initiatives

UK feed mill revamp: ForFarmers banking on 20% energy savings

By Jane Byrne

Dutch feed producer, ForFarmers, was recently granted permission to go ahead with the construction of a planned £10.5m extension to its dairy feed plant in Exeter, UK.

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2016 feed industry outlook

By Jane Byrne

Like this time last year, we dust down the crystal ball and gaze into it to determine what 2016 holds in terms of the fortunes of the global feed industry. A selection of industry insiders give us their forecasts. 

Respondents alert to potential feed price reduction demands in the dairy sector

What state is the feed industry in?

By Jane Byrne

We ran a reader survey earlier this year to find out what the major headaches are for the feed sector - a majority of respondents reported the Russian sanctions as detrimental for business.