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special edition: reports from IPPE

Evonik showcases poultry data system Porphyrio at IPPE

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Evonik highlights the use of biostatistics to improve poultry production with the introduction of its flock data management and predictive software program, Porphyrio.

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Canada: Increasing levels of wheat go in feed direction

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Poor weather conditions in Canada have diminished wheat quality and resulted in an increase in the share of production going into feed wheat, compared to the previous marketing year, finds a USDA report.

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Special edition: Novel Proteins

A look back at novel feed protein developments

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Our January special edition is focused on protein innovation in animal feed, a topic that we also explored extensively in 2019. The photogallery provides highlights of that earlier coverage.

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WASDE: Corn, soybean yields climb as corn use grows

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Bearish and bullish surprises in new feed crop production and use data. as the WASDE report shows an increase in corn and soybean yields balanced by a boost to corn feeding, says analyst.

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Market expansion top of mind for US Grains Council in 2020

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The US Grains Council (USCG) is focusing on supporting trade in current markets and expanding into others over the coming 12 months. The US soy sector, among other priorities, is looking to address infrastructure challenges.

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Feed prices forecast to stabilize in 2020

By Jane Byrne

Global feed prices are expected to stay relatively neutral in 2020; there are ample supplies that should keep feed prices at reasonable levels, says Rabobank. It released its annual global animal protein outlook today.

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Special Edition: Feed Sustainability

Canola oil, nitrate play role in lowering cattle methane output

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Supplementing beef cattle diets with nitrate and canola oil lowered methane yield and daily methane production but it does not alter the flow of microbial non-ammonia nitrogen, researchers say.

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special edition: aqua feed innovation

Highlights of aqua feed innovation in 2019

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Throughout October, we’ve been focusing on feed innovation in the aquaculture industry; the gallery covers farmed fish feed industry developments that we reported on earlier in the year.

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Special Edition: Aqua feed innovation

Rabobank sees role for feed industry as the driver of change in aquaculture

By Jane Byrne

After years of growth, the aqua feed industry is experiencing a deceleration, with increasing overcapacity in nearly all key markets globally. The causes vary and are often region-specific - Rabobank says the aqua feed industry will need to think out...

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Ushering the commodity trading industry into the digital age

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The Global Commodity Technology Association (CGTA) is launching with a focus on supporting and improving digitization and modernization in the global agricultural commodity industry, says managing director.

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Feed mills can be part of an historical record

By Jane Byrne

French photographer, Laurent Bellec, is putting together an encyclopedia of images of feed mills from all over the world, including photographs he has taken over the past 10 years.

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USDA: Soybean exports expected to see boost in 2020

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

US agricultural exports are projected to reach $137bn in fiscal year (FY) 2020, up $2.5bn from the revised forecast for FY 2019. The anticipated increase will primarily be driven by higher exports of pork, beef, soybeans, and horticultural products, found...

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Downgraded wheat production forecasts for Australia

By Jane Byrne

Most of the Northern Hemisphere grain production is harvested or weeks away, says the AHDB in its most recent reviews of global grain and oilseed markets, and so all eyes are now trained on the weather conditions in the Southern Hemisphere.

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US feed crop, agricultural producers bear brunt of foreign tariffs

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

It has been US feed group and agricultural good producers – not the importing country or its consumers – that have paid most of the cost of the retaliatory tariffs arising out of US disputes with trading partners, say CoBank analysts.

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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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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.