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Mexico: Evaluating sorghum varieties for use in pig rations

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Mexican researchers looked at the impact of kafirins and tannins concentrations in sorghum on the ileal digestibility of amino acids and starch, and on the glucose and plasma urea nitrogen levels in growing pigs.

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USDA sees record soybean harvest for Brazil

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

With a return to average yields, the USDA forecasts record soybean production in Brazil for 2019/20 but predicts lower exports on the expectation of lower demand for soy from China.