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EU soy output to hit record high

By Jane Byrne

Soy output in the EU-27 is projected to reach 3m tons this season, an all-time high, and an increase of 33% against 2022.

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New commodity carbon accounting approach adds up

By Lynda Searby

By combining land conversion data and trade statistics, start-up, AdAstra, claims to have come up with a way of calculating carbon emissions from deforestation for commodities such as soy and corn with greater accuracy.

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The year ahead: EU feed industry outlook

By Alexander Döring

After a turbulent 2022, with significant geopolitical tensions and high input costs, Alexander Döring, secretary general, European Feed Manufacturers' Federation (FEFAC), looks at what might be in store for the industry in 2023.

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EU agrees deforestation law

By Jane Byrne

A provisional political agreement has been reached between the EU Parliament and the Council in relation to EU regulation on deforestation-free supply chains.

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Zero deforestation soy funding scheme looks to widen net

By Jane Byrne

SIM says the Responsible Commodities Facility (RCF), a new system of financial incentives for farmers in Brazil who commit to deforestation- and conversion-free (DCF) soy cultivation, is progressing as scheduled.

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Cargill to build new soybean plant in Missouri

By Jane Byrne

Cargill is to build a new soybean crushing facility in Pemiscot County, in Southeast Missouri to support growing domestic and global demand for oilseeds driven by food, feed, and fuel markets.

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Greenpeace blocks soy cargo ship at Dutch port for 18 hours

By Jane Byrne

Greenpeace Netherlands said that, during a period of 18 hours, over 60 activists from all over Europe, volunteering with the NGO, were able to block a mega-ship arriving in the Netherlands with 60 million kilos of soy from Brazil.