Cargill Animal Nutrition hopes to leverage the ever increasing demand for animal protein products in African markets as its new US$12.5 million South African feed premix facility, targeting the swine, poultry and ruminant sectors, goes operational.
Farmer groups and the EU biofuels sector are calling MEPs to ensure that at least 8% of transport fuels come from biofuels made from arable crops by 2020 when they vote on future EU biofuel policy tomorrow.
The US feed industry applauds a bipartisan legislative move as the first step toward normalizing trade relations with Cuba, and reckons, if passed, it could allow US feed makers compete on a level playing field in that market.
US feed safety certification program, FSC36, has been revamped to ensure it adheres to the new requirements under the FSMA and that it drives a continuous improvement ethos in accredited feed suppliers.
The compound feed industry needs to get behind initiatives that foster precision feeding on small farms in developing markets to help optimize use of on-farm ingredients backed by commercial feed mixes to plug nutritional gaps, says the FAO.
EFSA says the feed sector will get a chance to outline their past experiences in risk assessment of feed additives as well as discuss future challenges at a technical meeting it is running in Barcelona on 5-6 May 2015.
The dip in crude oil and bioethanol prices along with the weakening euro against sterling is cited as the reason why Associated British Foods (ABF) has decided to take a £98 million ($149m) impairment charge on its share in bioethanol and feed joint venture,...
Expansion of existing tariff rate quotas (TRQs) on beef, with the hormone ban remaining in place, is likely to be the only modification of agriculture policy by the EU under trade talks with the US, says a policy expert.
Microalgae offers promise to the feed and livestock sector in terms of sustainable production and its use in feed could ensure better quality eggs, milk and possibly meat, and improved growth performance in piglets, chickens and lambs, finds a literature...