Two days into Victam International 2019 in Cologne, the evident trend on the show floor was the domination of aqua feed and pet food processing innovation, with feed machinery manufacturers citing growth and higher margins in both sectors as the rationale...
We track recent hires and promotions in both the compound feed and additives sectors, the EU Commission's hunt for new faces for the EFSA management board and FEFAC's recognition of work done on feed safety by a US industry expert.
The outbreak of African Swine Fever in Asia may bring both challenges and opportunities to US feed producers as export demand dwindles initially and livestock producers seek to fill animal protein demands, says analyst.
Whilst there is unlikely to be any relief from high feed prices in the short term for the soymeal-reliant poultry industry, an increase in soybean plantings in India in 2019 is “highly likely,” according to an analyst.
By ‘optimizing’ nutrient input, livestock producers can reduce greenhouse gas emissions, says the UK's Feed Adviser Register, whose members are now trained to help farmers mitigate environmental impact through nutrition and feed management.
A joint venture between Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) and Guangdong HAID Group Co. Ltd. aims to develop the biggest aqua feed mill in North China and leverage the synergies from combining soy crushing and feed production activities in one location.
The African swine fever (ASF) virus, initially detected in Vietnam in February, has resulted in the culling of over 1.3m domestic pigs in that market, so far, according to an update from the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).