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USDA: Soybean exports expected to see boost in 2020

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

US agricultural exports are projected to reach $137bn in fiscal year (FY) 2020, up $2.5bn from the revised forecast for FY 2019. The anticipated increase will primarily be driven by higher exports of pork, beef, soybeans, and horticultural products, found...

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Anpario's new bottling plant is operational

By Jane Byrne

UK feed additive producer, Anpario, has announced the opening of its new £1m (US$1.2m), fully automated, bottling plant at its Manton Wood facility in Nottinghamshire, UK.

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USDA sees record soybean harvest for Brazil

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

With a return to average yields, the USDA forecasts record soybean production in Brazil for 2019/20 but predicts lower exports on the expectation of lower demand for soy from China.

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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.

ASF set to undermine recovery in Vietnamese pig sector

ASF set to undermine recovery in Vietnamese pig sector

By Jane Byrne

The African swine fever (ASF) virus, initially detected in Vietnam in February, has resulted in the culling of over 1.3m domestic pigs in that market, so far, according to an update from the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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Vietnam hikes imports of animal feed

By Jane Byrne

Vietnam bought US$1.3bn worth of imported animal feeds and materials for animal feed production in the first four months of this year, up 2.4% against the same period last year, according to data from the country's Ministry Agriculture and Rural...

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US event cancelled over ASF fears

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The US National Pork Producers Council board of directors is canceling the World Pork Expo 2019 in an ‘abundance of caution’ regarding African Swine Fever (ASF).

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ASF: Canada amends feed import rules

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Canada is amending its feed and feed ingredient regulations to address the potential risk from imports originating in countries experiencing African Swine Fever outbreaks.

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Cargill Q3 sees net income rise, challenges from ASF, market uncertainty

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

African swine fever hampered animal feed sales and soy crush operations, and trade disruptions and uncertainty created challenges across the company even as cost-cutting measures boosted quarterly net earnings, according to Cargill’s third-quarter results.

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Study examines potential role of feed in ASF spread

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

African swine fever may be orally transmittable in plant-based feeds and liquids, although higher doses of the virus are needed to generate infection from feeds, says researcher.

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ASF threat: Philippines imposes ban on porcine PAP products

By Jane Byrne

The Philippines is restricting the import of processed porcine animal proteins used in feed and pet food from countries with outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) in order to protect its swine industry, according to local media.

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ASF: China likely to require more pig and meat imports

By Jane Byrne

It seems likely that China will be unable to contain the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the coming year, meaning further pig culling can be expected, according to an outlook from the UK’s Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).

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