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Spanish pig sector focusing on gut health

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Supporting the development of a healthy gut in pigs does not rely on antibiotic use, but changes in nutrition and management may be needed, says expert.

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‘New plant breeding methods should not be considered GMOs’

By Jane Byrne

Plant breeding innovations need to be treated differently to GMOs in order to leverage their potential to contribute to sustainability goals, said FEDIOL in a vision document for the EU agri sector released today ahead of its AGM in Brussels.

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OIE starts global push to address ASF

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

In an effort to help address the spread of the African Swine Fever, OIE is starting a global program to control disease spread, eradication and related economic loss.

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Soybeans provide rich pickings for Indian farmers

By Lynda Searby

Whilst there is unlikely to be any relief from high feed prices in the short term for the soymeal-reliant poultry industry, an increase in soybean plantings in India in 2019 is “highly likely,” according to an analyst.