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ADM and Glencore tie-up could relieve Brazilian grain port logjams

ADM and Glencore tie-up could relieve Brazilian grain port logjams

By Jane Byrne

A new joint venture will see the capacity of an export terminal in the northern Brazilian state of Pará jump from 1.5 million tons of grain annually to 6 million tons in a few years, say partners in the initiative, Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) and Glencore.

Cargill looks at impact of hen nutrition on chick vitality

Cargill looks at impact of hen nutrition on chick vitality

By Jane Byrne

A new broiler breeder facility at Cargill’s recently expanded animal nutrition innovation center in the Netherlands is said to allow scientists investigate the impact of the hen's diet on the performance of its offspring. 

Feed industry outlook for 2015

Feed industry outlook for 2015

By Jane Byrne

As 2014 draws to a close, we seek out the opinion of manufacturers, suppliers and US and EU trade representatives to determine how next year might play out for the global feed sector.

InVivo NSA takes on Asian tiger economies

InVivo NSA takes on Asian tiger economies

By Lynda Searby

InVivo NSA has ambitions to accelerate the development of its premix and feed business in the lucrative Asian market, through intensified export activity from its Vietnam base, a push on laboratory analysis services and acquisition.

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.