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New tools to manage heat stress in cows and rumen acidity

By Jane Byrne

Lallemand Animal Nutrition has developed a tool to predict the negative impact that heat stress has on milk yield and milk quality for dairy cows, milk yield for dairy sheep and goats and growth for beef cattle.

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China’s declining fishmeal imports

By Jane Byrne

China’s fishmeal imports in January and February 2022 decreased year on year, with Peru, Russia, and Vietnam the top suppliers of the raw material to the Asian country, finds the IFFO.

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Export demand for India’s wheat and corn grows

By Jane Byrne

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has led to volatility in several sectors of the global economy. For India and the region, trade is being disrupted in the grains, oilseeds, fertilizer, and energy sectors, among others.

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Louis Dreyfus steps up its game on deforestation targets

By Jane Byrne

Commodity trader, Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC), has committed to eliminate deforestation and conversion of native vegetation of high conservation value for agricultural purposes from all its supply chains by December 2025.