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Netherlands: Nitrogen emissions policy criticized as weak

By Jane Byrne

The Dutch government’s plan to reduce nitrogen-based pollution lacks ambition, according to the final report from the Advisory Council, a committee set up to advise the Dutch officials on such emissions reduction.

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US microbiome-focused Ascus generates $46m in Series B round

By Jane Byrne

US endomicrobial-based products producer, Ascus Bioscience, said the US$46m it has secured in a Series B funding round leaves it well positioned to continue expanding its sales and servicing teams, and to advance new and existing products in its product...

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US set for bumper corn crop

By Jane Byrne

The latest WASDE report from the USDA put the US 2020/21 corn crop at the highest level for over 30 years.

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Weather conditions impact on mycotoxin risk

By Jane Byrne

Regional weather conditions contributed to varying mycotoxin risks across geographies last year, found a 2019 global mycotoxin risk analysis report by Trouw Nutrition.

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US group to seek approval of hemp seed meal for chickens

By Jane Byrne

A US industry and policy stakeholder group is planning to submit an application in August this year to get approval for the use of hemp seed, meal and cake as protein supplements for use in the diets of layers and broiler chickens.

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ASF being contained in Vietnam

By Jane Byrne

The ASF outbreak in Vietnam is starting to be controlled, according to Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

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Guest Article

Keeping the faith in our resilient sector

By Jane Byrne

Paul Featherstone, procurement director at surplus food to animal feed processor, SugaRich, says, more than ever, we have to trust in the strength and resilience of the agricultural sector, work together, and make sensible, practical decisions to keep...

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FDA puts spotlight on conversion of unused food into feed

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is highlighting how companies with unused, out-of-date or stale food from the ongoing coronavirus outbreak can redistribute products for the animal feed market.

US trade deals spell change for the feed industry

The second of a two-part dive into US trade deals

US trade deals spell change for the feed industry

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Improving facility, product registration and renewal processes and ending ingredient bans were top priorities for the AFIA during trade deal negotiations with China, says expert.

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Tyson joint venture seeks to produce oils, fats

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

A new joint venture between Tyson Fresh Meats and Jacob Stern and Sons seeks to produce oils and fats from pork and beef products for global markets including animal feed.