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US, China ratchet up tariffs, trade tensions

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Feed ingredient producers and industry members are decrying the escalation in the ongoing trade tensions between the US and China, which are prompting fears of longer-term market damage.

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Land O’Lakes' nonprofit rebrands to highlight global focus, support

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Land O’Lakes' nonprofit is rebranding and focusing its efforts on supporting global livestock ventures, dairy ventures and work with feed and food crops while addressing soil health and the environment to support the growing global population.

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US: Feed crop prices fall following WASDE data release

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Feed crop quality continues to be uncertain for feed users, even as questions remain about total production for current corn and soybean crops, says analyst at Iowa State University.

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South African corn supplies tight and prices firm

By Lynda Searby

South African growers are expected to increase plantings of yellow (feed grade) corn by 10% per cent in 2019, which “should decrease corn prices”, according to the latest report from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS).

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Leading Egyptian dairy farm championing feed self-sufficiency

By Jane Byrne

Autonomy in feed production for Egypt’s largest dairy business, Dina Farms, is one of the reported ambitions of its owner, Qalaa Holdings, a listed Egyptian investor in energy and infrastructure ventures in the Middle East and Africa.