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28 August 2015
US Project to Help Ghana's Poultry Industry
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has teamed up with other organisations to implement a major poultry development project in the West African country of Ghana. ...
27 August 2015
Feed Industry Hits Out at Antimicrobial Reporting Rule
US - The American animal feed industry has hit out at plans by the Food and Drug Administration to require new animal drug sponsors to submit estimates of antimicrobial ingredient sales by species....
21 August 2015
UAVs Are Not Just for Crop Farmers
US - Brett Haas, co-owner of Crop Copter, said while they started their unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) company with crop farmers in mind, they see a lot of interest and application for livestock farmers. ...
19 August 2015
Soy Feed Production Key Issue in German Talks With South America
GERMANY - Germany's agriculture minister has travelled to South America for talks on enhancing food security, with expansion of non-GM (genetically modified) soy production high on the agenda....
New Pea Variety Could Help Poultry Protein Intake
UK - Scientists at the John Innes Centre have developed peas that will help animals absorb more protein from their diet. ...
17 August 2015
Agritechnica Is Coming to Germany in November 2015
GERMANY - Agritechnica 2015, which takes place from 10 to 14 November, is fast-approaching. Taking place in Hanover, Germany, this year’s show is aptly titled: ‘People, Technology, Innovation – the Future of Agricultural Technology.’...
14 August 2015
Sustainable Soy Sourcing for EU Feed Made Easier
EU - New guidelines have been released by the European Feed Manufacturers' Federation (FEFAC) to make it easier for feed industry operators to source responsible soy....
10 August 2015
Seminal Scottish Feed Mill Opens with Eye on Farmer Costs
UK, SCOTLAND – Scotland’s first new intake-to-product feed mill for many years opened last week, promising to run a tight ship to pass cost savings on to farms....
04 August 2015
2015 Grain Harvest to Take Bronze
GLOBAL – World grain production is expected to come in at 1,970m tonnes – the third largest harvest ever....
29 July 2015
US Chicken Organisation Calls for Ethanol Limits to Protect Feed Prices
US - The US' chicken industry is supporting adjustment of target levels of biofuels to be included in transportation fuel, with the National Chicken Council (NCC) saying the standards distort feed prices....
16 July 2015
Good Market Prospects Forecast for EU Poultry Sector
EU - Low feed prices are pushing up poultry meat production across the EU....
15 July 2015
India's Animal Feeds to Reach $30 Billion By 2020, Says Bank Report
INDIA - Animal feeds have been growing at a compound annual growth rate of eight per cent and will develop into a $30 billion industry by 2020....
13 July 2015
Could Feeding Livestock Hemp Contaminate Food with Cannabis?
ANALYSIS - European scientists and food safety experts have called for more research and information on the risks to consumers of feeding hemp to livestock and poultry....
08 July 2015
Indian Poultry Industry Demands Soybean Imports to Compete with US
INDIA - The Indian poultry industry has demanded permission to import at least one million tonnes of soybean meal, to help them deal with the impending competition of cheaper imports of chicken legs from the United States....
07 July 2015
Sharing Insights into Animal Nutrition Can Help Global Productivity
NETHERLANDS - Gaining new insights into animal nutrition and sharing this knowledge with others can help to bridge the global food gap. Professor Leo den Hartog explained to ThePoultrySite how this is being achieved by global feed company, Nutreco. Jackie...
06 July 2015
Southern African Drought Hammers Poultry, Red Meat Producers
AFRICA - Poultry and red meat producers in Southern Africa are bracing for a steep rise in feed costs after drought conditions affected South Africa, the biggest grain producer in the region....
03 July 2015
UK, US Feed Market Prices Up
UK and US - UK feed wheat futures (Nov-15) closed at £132.00/t on Tuesday, up £7.60 on the week and the highest settlement price since the end of March 2015. ...
02 July 2015
Green Tea Feed Additives Could Aid Poultry Production
BANGLADESH - Antibiotic-free poultry production could be made easier by using green tea as a feed additive, a new study in Bangladesh has shown....
30 June 2015
Indian Poultry Feed Market to Grow at 7-8 Per Cent in Coming Years
INDIA - The Indian poultry feed market is expected to grow by seven to eight per cent in the next few years, a report released at the Global Grain & Global Feed event said....
23 June 2015
Pakistan Withdraws Sales Tax Proposal for Poultry Feed
PAKISTAN - Pakistan's government has withdrawn a proposal to impose a 5 per cent tax on poultry feed sales....
19 June 2015
New Trans Fats Ban Will Not Apply to Animal Food
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the final determination that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) are not generally recognised as safe, or GRAS, for use in human food, but the prohibition will not apply to animal feed. ...
17 June 2015
How Will Avian Flu Impact US Feed Markets?
US - The US is currently on the tail end of the worst bird flu outbreak in history, causing concerns over the potential effects on the feed market, write John Newton and Todd Kuethe from the University of Illinois' Farmdoc Daily Project....
16 June 2015
European Feed Production Decreased in 2014
EU - Members of the European Feed Manufacturers' Federation (FEFAC) showed lower compound feed production last year compared with 2013, in final estimates presented at the organisation's Annual General Meeting in Cologne recently....
Tighter Than Average Supplies of Winter Wheat Expected This Year
CANADA - Winter Cereals Canada expects tighter than average supplies of fall seeded cereal crops this year as a result of reduced plantings last fall and potential losses from frost that hit a couple of weeks ago, writes Bruce Cochrane....
11 June 2015
Arm & Hammer's R&D Takes Animal Nutrition Products to Next Level
ANALYSIS - Post-acquisition of Vi-COR, Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition is focused on research, the product pipeline and education efforts. ...
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