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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Ginger Extract Improves Chicken's Response to Vaccination
CHINA - A new study reveals that a ginger extract in the drinking water enhanced the response of chickens to oral vaccination against infectious bursal disease....
Monday, September 29, 2014
Canadian Government Announces Funding for Wheat Research
CANADA - Farmer-led research to find new feed wheat varieties will receive $400,000 as part of a commitment to innovation under Growing Forward two, announced Federal Agriculture Minister, Gerry Ritz, and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development...
Long-Term Impacts of Feeding GM Crops to Livestock Evaluated
US - New research represents the longest-term monitoring of the health-impact of GM crops in history as it examines at 29 years of livestock productivity and health data from both before and after the introduction of GM crops into animal feed formulations,...
Specific Enzyme Characteristics Key to Unlocking Potential from Xylanase
UK - Recent developments clarifying the mechanisms by which xylanase feed enzymes produce a performance response in both corn- and wheat-based diets have highlighted the vital importance of specific enzyme characteristics, says AB Vista....
Thursday, September 25, 2014
How Do We Tackle Food Production 'Complacency'?
UK - NFU Vice President Guy Smith has been selected on to the Advisory Board of the UK’s Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU)....
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Mycotoxins a Hot Topic at the Upcoming World Nutrition Forum 2014
GERMANY - An expert panel session at the World Nutrition Forum will set the tone for emerging issues and critical research in the development of novel strategies to manage the worldwide mycotoxin menace. ...
Oil Extraction Method Affects Feeding Value of Corn for Poultry
US - Ethanol plants are getting more efficient at extracting fuel from corn (maize), and that can affect the quality of distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS), a by-product of ethanol production often used as an economical feed alternative for hogs...
Massey Ferguson Driven by Global Opportunities
ANALYSIS - Operating in 170 countries, Massey Ferguson is looking to emerging markets like Africa and the Middle East to offer their dependable products to farmers who have never used mechanized equipment before, reports Sarah Mikesell from near Aberdeen,...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Novus International Launches Web Site for Latin American Customers
LATIN AMERICA - Novus International has launched three new versions of its global web site for customers in Latin America....
Monitoring Corn and Soybean Consumption
US - The corn and soybean markets appear to be expecting the USDA’s already very large US production forecasts to be increased in the October 10 Crop Production report, reports Darrel Good....
Monday, September 22, 2014
Novus Launches Heat-stable Protease Enzyme in China
CHINA - Earlier this month, Novus’s Sustainable Feed Raw Material Application lecture series kicked off with the launch of the world’s leading protease feed enzyme, CIBENZA® DP100, into the Chinese market....
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Climate Change Study: More Land, Fewer Harvests
GLOBAL - Most of the Earth’s agricultural land resources are already under cultivation. Climate change poses a huge challenge to global agriculture, but a new study by geographers at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany, shows that some...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Chicken Producers Hit Back at Article on Use of Antibiotics in Chicken Feed
US - US chicken producers have hit back at criticism levelled at it in an article from the newsagency Reuters, claiming that antibiotics used in human medicine are frequently used as growth promoters in feed for chickens....
Food Retailers Demand Return to Non-GM Feed
GERMANY - The German food retailers have demanded from the German Poultry Association (ZDG) to stop using genetically modified (GM) feed starting from 1 January 2015. ...
Monday, September 15, 2014
CME: Does Cheap Feed Make Cheaper Meat?
US - Even as grain supplies in the US, and globally for that matter, are expected to increase significantly in the next 12 months, the amount of meat protein available to consumers will still be lower than what it was two years ago, write Steve Meyer...
Friday, September 12, 2014
CME: 74 Per Cent of US Corn Crop Rated Good/Excellent Condition
US - seventy four per cent of the US corn crop was rated in good/excellent condition, unchanged from the previous week and 20 points better than year ago and the five year average for this week, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
UK Feed Prices on the Way Up Again?
UK - While compound feed prices are well below their peak in early to mid-2013, the latest averages are 86, 76, 101 and 93 per cent higher, respectively, for cattle/calf, pig, poultry and sheep rations than at the start of 2006....
Progress on Buyback Programme Nutreco Shares
GLOBAL - Further to the share buyback programme announced on 24 July 2014, Nutreco announces that during the period from 1 September 2014 up to and including 5 September 2014, Nutreco purchased 203,853 of its ordinary shares at an average price of €...
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Canadian Study Shows Benefits of Precision Feeding of Broiler Breeders
CANADA - A study is being conducted on Precision Broiler Breeder Feeding System in order to be able to get the bodyweight information needed from every individual bird. ...
EU Animal Feed Body to Work Closer with Romania, Bulgaria
EU - The European Feed Manufacturers Federation (FEFAC) is strengthening cooperation with the feed manufacturing associations in Romania and Bulgaria...
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Biomin Sponsors Mycotoxin Event at Poultry Science Association
US - Mycotoxin occurrence data reveal that the majority of feed ingredients are tainted with various mycotoxins and very frequently even a combination of different toxins can be found in the feed, according to Biomin....
Future Nutrition Research Essential for Chicken Meat Sustainability
AUSTRALIA - Over five decades, the poultry industry has developed from a backyard operation to the world’s largest animal protein supplier for human consumption. The poultry industry has done a remarkable job in its low carbon footprint and efficiency...
Monday, September 01, 2014
Novus Launches Innovative Phytase Enzyme in South Asia
SRI LANKA - Novus International, Inc. has hosted an informational enzyme forum to formally introduce its next generation phytase enzyme, CIBENZA PHYTAVERSE, to the South Asia market in Negomba, Sri Lanka from 27 to 29 August....
Changing Diets Vital to Reducing Climate Change
ANALYSIS - If current trends continue food production alone will reach, if not exceed, the global targets for total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2050....
New Proposed Maximum Levels of Fumonisins in Maize
GLOBAL - The current report of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (FAO) on contaminants in foods includes a new proposal for maximum levels for fumonisins in maize and maize products, according to Biomin....
 
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