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Malaysia looks to cut back on poultry feed imports

By Jane Byrne

Malaysia needs to produce its own feed ingredients for the livestock industry to remain self-sufficient, while reducing dependency on imported agricultural products, says its agriculture minister.

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Feed enzyme development on ADM's radar

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

ADM has opened a new enzyme research facility in Davis, California, partly focused on optimizing such products' use in animal health and nutrition.

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US foundation wants to create awareness about silage risks

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

US producers generate about $10bn worth of silage annually, but there is a need for greater understanding in terms of best practice when using such feed materials, said Keith Bolsen, professor emeritus in the department of animal science and industry...

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Piglet targeted probiotic fails EFSA efficacy test

By Jane Byrne

EFSA said it did not have enough evidence to conclude on the efficacy of a probiotic – a Bacillus subtilis strain – to improve growth when used in the diet of weaned piglets.

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Land use tool aimed at sustainable expansion of Brazilian soy farming

By Jane Byrne

Technology is allowing producers a way to find already cleared land to grow soybeans sustainably in Brazil’s Cerrado and Amazon regions, keeping forests intact while maximizing economic returns, says a major soy trader and an environmental organization....

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