The EU feed sector has noted significant improvement of the COVID-19 outbreak triggered EU ‘Green Lane’ system over the past week, said FEFAC. However, it is still not business as usual throughout the feed supply chain, other obstacles remain.
Feed millers need to start demanding more coarse substrates from suppliers for their pelleted piglet diets, said Francesc Molist, manager, research and development, Schothorst Feed Research in the Netherlands.
In the latest instalment of Feed Matters, FeedNavigator’s podcast series, we talk to Steven Read, chief operating officer, ForFarmers UK, to hear how the company is navigating a trading landscape utterly changed by the outbreak of COVID-19 globally.
The global demand for insect protein is increasing rapidly, said German separation process specialist, Reinartz, which is active in the development of machinery for the efficient extraction of proteins from insect larvae.
A wet and delayed feed crop harvest season in the US is being punctuated with reports of fires in grain dryers; however, there are ways to help prevent incidents and reduce the cost of drying, says industry expert.
Ireland’s Specialist Nutrition has signed a five-year deal, worth €135m, with US-based Attis Industries to supply by-products from that producer’s corn ethanol plant as sustainable feed to local farmers.
Perdue AgriBusiness acquires organic, non-GMO oilseed crush, production facilities from the financially troubled specialty producer, Hart AgStrong LLC to expand company production of specialty feed and food ingredients.