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How will access to new markets impact US feed sector?

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

As the US trade negotiations continue, an element that needs to be evaluated when examining the potential for improving access with trading partners like China or the EU is what additional market access could mean for feed players, said David Widmar,...

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Spring storms, wet fields may delay US planting

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The planting pace remains slow for corn and other feed grains as weather considerations raise questions about the potential for acres to switch to crops with shorter growing times, says analyst.

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WASDE report in line with expectations

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Although the WASDE report brought bearish news for feed crop producers, there was little change in the commodity markets, said Chad Hart, associate professor of economics, crop markets specialist and extension economist with Iowa State University.

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US Grains Council head to depart

By Aerin Curtis

The US Grains Council announced recently that the long-time president and CEO of the organization, Tom Sleight, would be stepping down this summer after a successor is appointed.

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Chile turns to feed imports to support expanding meat production

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The USDA expects production of broiler chicken and pork to keep growing in Chile this year as international demand for its meat products keeps increasing, with the agency also seeing a hike in imported feed grains to support this expansion as domestic...