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Soybean prices are falling. Image Source: Getty Images/Drs Producoes

Why are soybean prices falling?

By Augustus Bambridge-Sutton

Despite challenges from regulation and climate, soybean prices have spent the last year falling. What accounts for this?

The Alltech Agri-Food Outlook survey revealed that 65% of respondents identified the economy and soaring production costs as the primary factor influencing feed production. Following closely behind, dietary trends emerged as the second-most crucial factor. Photo credit: GettyImages/pidjoe

Anatomy of a fall in global feed production

By Jane Byrne

In a year marked by volatility, Alltech's Agri-Food Outlook for 2023 provides a comprehensive overview of the intricate dynamics shaping the feed production industry worldwide.

JBS said it is committed to more sustainable future for agriculture. Credit: Getty / Kelvin Murray

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JBS greenwashing lawsuit ‘wake-up call’ for food firms

By William Dodds

A lawsuit filed against meat processing giant JBS in the US should serve as a “wake up call” for food and drink manufacturers when publishing environmental targets, Dr Emily Pope of Trinity AgTech has said.

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Soybean markets continue to face pressure

By Jane Byrne

Soybean markets continue to face pressure as South American supplies enter the market, coupled with lingering concerns about long-term demand.

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BioMar looks to manage stress and boost performance in salmon

By Jane Byrne

In the last 10 years there has been increased use of mechanical and other forms of treatment to help with the challenge of sea lice, increasing the cost of salmon production and also involving stressful events for the fish such as handling.

The EU is Mercosur's (Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina) second-largest trading partner, second only to China. Image: Getty/Adam Gault

‘No time to lose’: EU urged to conclude Mercosur trade talks

By Teodora Lyubomirova

A total of 23 trade bodies have called for the swift approval of the EU-Mercosur free trade agreement, which will make it easier to export EU agri-food products including key dairy commodities to Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay and vice versa.