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Environmental group draws up feed production roadmap

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Cover cropping, protecting soil health and improving waste nutrient management are among suggestions offered in a report that highlights the environmental effect of feed crop production in the US.

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Tyson Foods CEO to step down, 2017 forecast not so bright

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The announcement of the pending departure of Tyson Foods CEO Donnie Smith coupled with the company's forecast that profits for FY 2017 would be lower that previously stated, sent the meat processor's shares downward on Monday.  

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EFSA weighs in on safety of beta agonist for cattle

By Jane Byrne

EFSA found the available literature investigating the effects of the feed additive, zilpaterol, on animal health and welfare is limited but indicates a potential increase in mortality, heart rate, respiration rate and agonistic behavior in cattle.

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. 

No immediate plans to put Zilmax back on US market: Merck

No immediate plans to put Zilmax back on US market: Merck

By Jane Byrne

Zilmax maker Merck says it has not made any decision to resume sales of the cattle additive in the US as a campaign group there condemns the company for “taking steps” to put the beta agonist back on the market.