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US: Slow pace to corn harvesting

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Only about 28% of the corn crop is harvested thus far in the season, compared to 47% of the crop this time last year, said the USDA.

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Harim Group expanding in Indonesia

By Jane Byrne

South Korean livestock and feed manufacturer, Harim Group, announced this week that its subsidiary, Farmsco, has acquired the feed and poultry-breeding units of Indonesia’s Sujaya Group, writes Business Korea.

NIFA awards $20.15m in organic grants

NIFA awards $20.15m in organic grants

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Organic feed crop growth and development, along with organic feed trials are among the areas being funded in a set of 24 grant projects awarded by NIFA.

Industry finally gets revised feed value tables

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Industry finally gets revised feed value tables

By Jane Byrne

The updated INRA-CIRAD-AFZ feed value tables take account of new ruminant feeding system, novel ingredients such as insects as well as environmental impact data, says one of the developers.

US grains council sees huge opportunities in Africa

Special Edition: Feed developments in Africa and the Middle East

US grains council sees huge opportunities in Africa

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Production in Africa may offer options for feed exporters as industries grow, however some challenges to internal animal production remain, says analyst.

Neovia has moved to strengthen its presence in Vietnam

Neovia has moved to strengthen its presence in Vietnam

By Jane Byrne

The French group said it is in the process of acquiring a new factory located in the Binh Dinh province in central Vietnam, and has also greenlighted several other investment projects in that South East Asian country.

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Special Edition: Middle East and Africa Feed Developments

Egyptian US feed grain trade insights

By Aerin Curtis

A currency devaluation and production challenges may have limited US feed grain imports to Egypt, but conditions could be changing, says analyst.