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Animal feed industry gets a new website

Animal feed industry gets a new website

By Jane Byrne

A new website has been launched to supply breaking news for the global animal feed industry – a sector that was valued at $500 billion last year.

German anti-GM soy in feed advocates set to stage rebuttal event

German anti-GM soy in feed advocates set to stage rebuttal event

By Jane BYRNE

The German poultry sector’s claim that supplies of non-GM soy from Brazil can no longer be guaranteed is untenable, said the anti-GM lobby in Germany which is holding a ‘correction’ forum in April to inform the feed industry about the reality of soy volumes.

UK compound feed prices continue to fall

UK compound feed prices continue to fall

By Jane Byrne

Average prices for compound feed across all animal categories in the UK have slipped in the past quarter, says Defra in its animal feedstuffs price report.

Ukraine crisis will not hit grain export volumes, says Kiev based analyst

Russia Ukraine standoff - how it impacts the grain markets

Ukraine crisis will not hit grain export volumes, says Kiev based analyst

By Jane Byrne

The Ukraine political crisis will not hit wheat and corn export volumes, says a Kiev based market analyst, as the growing threat of war between that country and Russia has sent global wheat prices soaring this week.

Grain supply levels set to offer respite to livestock farmers

Grain supply levels set to offer respite to livestock farmers

By Jane BYRNE

Bullish US data on the global crop outlook means livestock farmers can expect to be enjoying some respite following a particularly tough few years of high prices and lack of quality fodder, said UK brokerage house Shore Capital.

BC farmers face grain shortages

BC farmers face grain shortages

By Maggie Hennessy

Farmers in Fraser Valley in British Columbia could face grain shortages in the coming days, endangering millions of local chickens, cows and pigs, according to the Province newspaper.