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African and Asian fish to feed on US grains

By Lynda Searby

The US Grains Council (USGC) is advancing a strategy to promote corn co-products including new high protein distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) to aquaculture producers in the high-potential North African and Southeast Asian regions.

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Nutreco launches ambitious new soy and palm oil sourcing policy

By Jane Byrne

Dutch fish feed and animal nutrition group, Nutreco, is aiming to source soy and oil palm ingredients by 2025 that are free from both legal and illegal deforestation, with the purpose of limiting its impact on biodiversity and climate change.

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IFFO expects big increase in use of fishmeal in pig feed in Asia

By Jane Byrne

In 2019 there was little change to report in terms of biggest marine ingredient exporters and importers – Peru remained the main pelagic-based fishmeal and fish oil production and exporting country, while China stayed the biggest importer of fishmeal...

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Special Edition: Mycotoxin Risk and Control

Advances and challenges in controlling mycotoxins

By Jane Byrne

Disease susceptibility in monogastrics, predicting regional contamination and new product launches - we talk to Biomin about the work its R&D team is undertaking in respect of mycotoxin control.

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American feed industry trade group calls for reform of WTO

By Jane Byrne

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and over 60 US agricultural industry stakeholders voiced support for the World Trade Organization (WTO) yesterday [September 23] but they also encouraged WTO reform, calling some of its rules outdated.

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Alliance shedding light on how to boost FCR, welfare in fish farming

By Jane Byrne

Lighting innovator, Signify, and aquaculture industry advisor, ScaleAQ, have joined forces to boost fish welfare, production and yield for fish farmers by providing an optimal light spectrum, light distribution and control system for aquaculture producers....

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IFFO sees positive trend for global fishmeal output

By Jane Byrne

June this year saw significant marine raw material production, well above the average for output that month during the years, 2011- 2019, said the IFFO, the marine ingredients organization, in a report this month.

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Weather conditions impact on mycotoxin risk

By Jane Byrne

Regional weather conditions contributed to varying mycotoxin risks across geographies last year, found a 2019 global mycotoxin risk analysis report by Trouw Nutrition.

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Guest Article

Keeping the faith in our resilient sector

By Jane Byrne

Paul Featherstone, procurement director at surplus food to animal feed processor, SugaRich, says, more than ever, we have to trust in the strength and resilience of the agricultural sector, work together, and make sensible, practical decisions to keep...