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US Grains Council head to depart

By Aerin Curtis

The US Grains Council announced recently that the long-time president and CEO of the organization, Tom Sleight, would be stepping down this summer after a successor is appointed.

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Moisture control in feed mills could result in real savings

By Jane Byrne

Managing the moisture content in feed formulations is critical as it can compensate for weight losses during feed processing, it can also preserve the shelf life of products and allow for uniform quality of finished feed, says Trouw Nutrition.

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Chile turns to feed imports to support expanding meat production

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The USDA expects production of broiler chicken and pork to keep growing in Chile this year as international demand for its meat products keeps increasing, with the agency also seeing a hike in imported feed grains to support this expansion as domestic...

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Biomin brings probiotics to hatchlings by giving them a gel shower

By Richard Whitehead

Biomin has added to its range of water-soluble probiotic gel drops that protect chicks in their first days and stimulates feeding behavior. Earliest-stage nutrition promises healthier chicks and reduced mortality, says the supplier.

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Cargill Q3 sees net income rise, challenges from ASF, market uncertainty

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

African swine fever hampered animal feed sales and soy crush operations, and trade disruptions and uncertainty created challenges across the company even as cost-cutting measures boosted quarterly net earnings, according to Cargill’s third-quarter results.

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Forest 500: Companies told to disclose names of soy suppliers

By Jane Byrne

Nestlé has come out top in relation to soy in the latest Forest 500 report that rates food manufacturer, trader, retailer, food service and financial institutions’ efforts to tackle commodity led deforestation in all sourcing regions.

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