The Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) has launched a program to facilitate the breeding of high-protein corn varieties and promote the development of animal husbandry, according to a report by the state news agency, Xinhua.
The mildly bearish June World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) contained few surprises with the USDA taking a cautious approach as ever with incremental changes, reports CRM AgriCommodities.
There is a lot of uncertainty around future feed demand, globally, given the profound impact that COVID-19 has had on the global livestock sector, noted the Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS) market monitor.
Specialty proteins for both human food and feed demand are set to grow in the coming years, with soy protein concentrate (SPC) and pea protein at the forefront of expansion plans, finds new LMC report, Outlook for Global Protein.
The USDA estimates that 2020 EU dairy production will be stagnant relative to 2019 due to global market volatility and lower demand for dairy products following the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly during the spring and summer months.
The past few months has seen a dependence on a few sources of raw materials by feed, food and pharmaceutical producers becoming a visible business risk again, says trade platform and data provider, Kemiex.