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Danish group invests in aqua feed research facility in Chile

BioMar looks to bolster expertise in functional fish feeds

By Jane Byrne

BioMar is to acquire 30% of a feed research center in Chile, in a move the Danish fish feed company says will allow it to focus on the development on functional feeds and fish welfare.

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De Heus opens feed facility in Myanmar

By Jane Byrne

Dutch feed giant, De Heus, has invested €10m in a new feed plant in Myanmar, in a move it says will bolster its position in Asia.

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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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Vietnam seeing hike in feed wheat imports

By Jane Byrne

Unlike milling wheat that has maintained an almost stable import volume, feed wheat imports into Vietnam in marketing year (MY) 2015/2016 increased sharply, due to their price competitiveness when compared to imported corn prices, finds a USDA report.

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New Cargill dairy feed plant in India

By Jane Byrne

Cargill has inaugurated a $10m dairy feed plant in the Punjab in India that aims to produce 10,000 metric tons of feed per month and feed 75,000 cows per day.

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US corn producers granted class action status in Syngenta lawsuit

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

US corn producers have been granted class status in an ongoing lawsuit against Syngenta for the sale of biotech corn, which is said to make it must easier and less costly for farmers to pursue their claims against the Swiss biotech firm. 

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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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