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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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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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Feed grain exports drive ADM Q3 results

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

ADM reported, though, that its crushing and origination results for Q3 declined significantly compared to a very strong year-ago quarter due to lower soy crush margins.

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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.

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