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FeedNavigator 2015: How does our editorial calendar shape up?

FeedNavigator 2015: How does our editorial calendar shape up?

By Jane Byrne

From methane reduction strategies, to innovation in amino acids and yeasts, to early animal nutrition R&D, FeedNavigator’s special editions editorial calendar 2015 spans the hottest topics for the global feed industry. 

Big growth predicted in amino acid sector based on higher inclusion levels

Special Edition: Future Feeds

Big growth predicted in amino acid sector based on higher inclusion levels

By Jane Byrne

While microalgae and insect meal represent potentially innovative protein sources, producers should look to higher amino acid supplementation to lower the protein requirements in animal diets and reduce the environmental burden, says a leading researcher.

Jatropha kernel meal offers protein promise

Special Edition: Future Feeds

Jatropha kernel meal offers protein promise

By Jane Byrne

Non-toxic Jatropha kernel meal could prove a worthy candidate in the hunt for protein alternatives to soy and fishmeal for fish and animal diets, says an FAO expert.

US feed sector weighs up Cuban market potential

US feed sector weighs up Cuban market potential

By Jane Byrne

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.

ADM and Glencore tie-up could relieve Brazilian grain port logjams

ADM and Glencore tie-up could relieve Brazilian grain port logjams

By Jane Byrne

A new joint venture will see the capacity of an export terminal in the northern Brazilian state of Pará jump from 1.5 million tons of grain annually to 6 million tons in a few years, say partners in the initiative, Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) and Glencore.

Alltech survey shows boost for Indian feed productivity

Alltech survey shows boost for Indian feed productivity

By Jane Byrne

India had a considerable boost in feed production, up to 29.4 million tons last year, a 10% increase over 2013, owing mainly to favorable weather conditions and improvements in farming methods and technology, Alltech’s 2014 Global Feed Tonnage Survey...

EFSA moves open plenary meetings to Brussels

EFSA moves open plenary meetings to Brussels

By Jane Byrne

The Parma-based European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has announced that it is holding most of its open plenaries in Brussels this year to make it easier for interested parties to attend.

Cargill looks at impact of hen nutrition on chick vitality

Cargill looks at impact of hen nutrition on chick vitality

By Jane Byrne

A new broiler breeder facility at Cargill’s recently expanded animal nutrition innovation center in the Netherlands is said to allow scientists investigate the impact of the hen's diet on the performance of its offspring. 

Feed industry outlook for 2015

Feed industry outlook for 2015

By Jane Byrne

As 2014 draws to a close, we seek out the opinion of manufacturers, suppliers and US and EU trade representatives to determine how next year might play out for the global feed sector.