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27 November 2015
Mycotoxin UK & Ireland Wheat Survey 2015
UK - Mycotoxins are highly toxic secondary metabolic products of moulds. Mycotoxin producing moulds damage crops and can cause great economic losses at all levels of food and feed production. Moreover, many of the mycotoxins impair health, cause diseases...
25 November 2015
US Collaborates on Ag Research with Ireland, Northern Ireland
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said that the partnership with Ireland and Northern Ireland will allow the three countries to maximise investments in research intended to help solve global agriculture-related issues....
12 November 2015
CME: Feed Prices Looking Favourable for Poultry Producers
US - There were no surprises in the USDA's latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) for livestock and poultry, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner, whilst feed grain price forecasts have been lowered....
05 November 2015
Feed Treatment Set to Help Control AI
GLOBAL - Studies underway at Alabama’s Auburn University in the USA look set to provide layer operations with a critical control tool in the battle against Avian Influenza....
30 October 2015
EU Parliament Rejects National Bans on GM Feed
EU - The European Parliament has comprehensively rejected a European Commission plan to allow individual member states to ban genetically modified food or feed on their territories....
26 October 2015
Indian Poultry Farmers Urge Soybean Imports for Cheaper Feed
INDIA - Indian poultry farmers have urged their government to allow them to import soybeans without tax, saying that the important feed ingredient is too expensive....
23 October 2015
European GM Opt-Out Would Put Rural Jobs at Risk
EU - A feed industry assessment has suggested that an "opt-out" proposal, for EU member states to be allowed to prohibit the use of GM feed in their countries, would lead to reduced competitiveness of the livestock and poultry sector....
21 October 2015
Feed Grain Markets Grow in a Shrinking World
ANALYSIS - Stable and, in some cases, even higher stocks and favourable harvests of maize, wheat and other cereals offer livestock producers the prospect of stable feed prices in the coming year, reports Jackie Linden from a recent grain market conference....
20 October 2015
Researchers Optimise Feed Efficiency in Poultry, Pigs
SPAIN - Feeding accounts for around 70 per cent of animal production costs, so European scientists are working on improving Feed Conversion Efficiency (FCE) in broilers and pigs (monogastrics)....
16 October 2015
Informed Silicon Dioxide as a Natural Feed Supplement to Improve Animal Performance and Farm Environment
CANADA - Ceresco Nutrition, a research company that is behind the new technology based on the transfer of vibratory information through an aqueous medium, says their product Silica+® is the future of the feed industry....
How do Crude Oil Prices Affect Feed Prices?
GLOBAL - The global animal feed market prices are becoming more and more dependent on the movement of the Brent crude oil market....
15 October 2015
EU Committee Rejects National Bans on GM Food, Feed
EUROPE - Individual countries within the EU should not be allowed to decide to ban GM food and feed products, Environment Committee MEPs decided this week....
07 October 2015
Aviagen - Nutrition and Feeding
UK - Achieving the correct body composition of broiler breeders in rear and controlling growth in early production is crucial to the performance of the flock....
Price Fluctuations in Broiler Production
INDIA - Broiler farming is like a short term agriculture crop, converting vegetable nutrients into chicken meat....
06 October 2015
World Grain Yield to Fall Short of Last Year’s Record
GLOBAL – Overall grain production for the 2015/16 year will contract one per cent, largely due to lower maize production, predicts the International Grains Council....
25 September 2015
Good Weather Helps Brazil to Record Grain Crop
BRAZIL – Favourable production conditions in key producing regions have pushed Brazil’s grain yields to bumper levels, lifting 6.4 per cent on the prior year....
Chicks Inoculated with Microbes Show Improved Feed Efficiency
US - Chicks inoculated at hatch with intestinal microbes had significantly higher growth rates and feed efficiency than those that were not inoculated, according to recently completed research from the USDA Agricultural Research Services and the University...
BIOMIN Receives EU Approval Extension for PoultryStar®, its Multi-Species Probiotic for Poultry
EU - BIOMIN is proud to announce that PoultryStar®, its multi-species, poultry-specific probiotic, received the registration extension of its EU authorization (Regulation 2015/1105). ...
24 September 2015
Poultry Nutritionist Shares Insights on Direct-Fed Microbials
US - The trend toward reducing or even eliminating antibiotics from poultry production has created many challenges — the biggest being necrotic enteritis, says Carla Price, PhD, a consulting nutritionist based in Mississippi....
21 September 2015
Cherkizovo Group Begins Tambov Turkey Project Construction
RUSSIA - Cherkizovo Group and Grupo Fuertes have launched the first phase of construction of the facilities for the Tambov Turkey project...
18 September 2015
Nutriad Hires Country Manager Poland
POLAND - Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad announced the appointment of Dr Adrian Krzykawski as Country Manager Poland....
17 September 2015
Nutreco Opens New Indonesian Animal Nutrition Plant
INDONESIA - Nutreco continues its commitment to growth and investment in Asia with the opening of a new animal nutrition plant in East Java, Indonesia and the completion of the upgrade of its animal nutrition plant in Hunan, China. ...
Indian Poultry Feed Researcher wins First Nor-Feed Award
INDIA - Mr Karthivashan Govindarajan, PhD candidate, has won the first edition of the Veterinarian Nor-Feed Award thanks to his work on the nutritional role of Moringa oleifera extracts on broilers....
16 September 2015
Infographic Sheds Light on What Food We Need
UK - A novel way of displaying food production information is hoped to get consumers thinking more about what they eat....
14 September 2015
Nanotechnology in Agriculture Presents Opportunities, Challenges
GLOBAL - Nanotechnology presents many opportunities for improving agriculture, but new research from the European Commission Joint Research Centre has revealed inconsistencies in the way it is regulated across the world....
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