Perdue AgriBusiness acquires organic, non-GMO oilseed crush, production facilities from the financially troubled specialty producer, Hart AgStrong LLC to expand company production of specialty feed and food ingredients.
Nutrition has an important role to play in reducing antibiotic use on UK farms – but it’s not all about innovation and ‘silver bullet’ ingredients, says the Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture (RUMA) alliance.
BioBuu is to build its second insect processing facility in Africa. The site in Mombasa, Kenya, will produce up to two metric tons of dried larvae every day, supplying chicken and fish farmers with an alternative protein source.
Corteva Agriscience, the maker of chlorpyrifos, disputes EFSA’s conclusion that the controversial insecticide is harmful to human health and does not meet the criteria for renewal on the European market.
Ahead of the anticipated sanctioning of insects in poultry feed by the EU later this year, Wageningen University is leading a four-year multi-stakeholder project investigating the viability of insects as a sustainable feed source.
South African growers are expected to increase plantings of yellow (feed grade) corn by 10% per cent in 2019, which “should decrease corn prices”, according to the latest report from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS).
The Portuguese government has taken a hardline position against the threatened strike there by truckers’ unions, demanding 50-100% minimum transport services during the work stoppage, a level that would certainly lessen the impacts of any industrial action.
As part of the continued effort to improve transparency and public access to information about approved animal drugs, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it has made medicated feed-related information more accessible and user-friendly.