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US poultry producer turns to non-GMO feed

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

To launch a GMO-free product line with US-grown grain, Springer Mountain Farms first had to work with feed crop producers to establish a feed ingredient supply chain.

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Platform aims to increase UK’s supplies of sustainable soy

By Jane Byrne

Several regional platforms are materializing across Europe, alongside the global Roundtable for Responsible Soy (RTRS), to encourage domestic retailers and traders to buy only responsibly sourced soy. One such is the UK Roundtable on Sustainable Soy (UKRT).

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ADM buys up rest of UK grain trader

By Jane Byrne

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the remaining 50% of British grain merchant, Gleadell Agriculture Ltd, from French cooperative group, InVivo.

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Improved feed conversion ratio (FCR) in UK pig herd

By Jane Byrne

In the year up to September 2018, the feed conversion ratio (FCR) for the UK pig herd had improved compared to the 2017 average, according to the latest Agrosoft data, cited by the AHDB in a report