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Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Early Focus on the Prospective Size of 2013 US Corn Crop
US - The drought reduced US corn crop of 2012 suggested that corn prices might behave in a pattern generally described as "short crops have long tails." The phrase depicts the expectation of rapidly rising prices that peak near harvest time, decline in...
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Novus at IPPE 2013: Understanding the Connections
US - The International Processing and Production Expo (IPPE) is just around the corner and Novus is excited to see what the show’s expansion will bring to the industry as there is more consciousness of the impact end consumers have all along the supply...
New Poultry Nutritionist for the Americas
US - Aviagen today announced that Dr Sandro Cerrate has accepted a position with Aviagen as Poultry Nutritionist on 10 December 2012. ...
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
USDA Reports Provide Some Price Direction
US - On 11 January, the USDA released a series of reports that provide important fundamental information for the crop markets. The information included the final estimate of the size of the 2012 US corn and soybean crops, estimates of 1 December crop...
Friday, January 11, 2013
Athens Study Examines Salmonella Contamination of Eggs
US - The number of Salmonella consumed by hens affected the number of Salmonella-positive eggs, report researchers from Athens, Georgia. At the highest dose, 6.5 per cent of the yolks and 10.8 per cent of the albumen sampled were positive for Salmonella...
US Ethanol Policy Eating Family Budgets
US - A new study demonstrates the dramatic change in US food affordability trends since the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) came into being in 2005. Dr Thomas Elam, president of FarmEcon, LCC, the study’s author, shows that compared to long term trends,...
Danisco Animal Nutrition Unveils DuPont Identity, Axtra® PHY at IPPE
US - At the IPPE Expo in Atlanta this month, Danisco Animal Nutrition will unveil its new DuPont identity for the first time in the US and will showcase Axtra® PHY, the very latest technological advance in phytase enzyme solutions....
Thursday, January 10, 2013
CME: Corn Stocks Expected to be Tight
US - It is now confirmed, 2012 was the hottest year since records began in 1895, with average temperatures across the US Midwest jumping by some 4 degrees above normal, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Maryland Bans Arsenic in Chicken Feed
US - Maryland has become the first state to ban an arsenic additive in chicken feed. ...
IPPE Symposium Focuses on Rendered Product to Combat High Feed Costs
US - The International Rendering Symposium is returning to the 2013 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE). ...
Monday, December 31, 2012
IFES 2012: The Impact of Biofuels Mandates on Grain, Oilseed
US - Minimum volumes of biofuel usage were first mandated for the US in the 2005 Energy Policy Act and then revised in the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. The current legislation sets annual minimum volumes through 2022 in four categories...
Thursday, December 20, 2012
NCC Comments on Animal Drug User Fee Act
US - The National Chicken Council (NCC) has commented to the FDA on the Animal Drug User Fee Act reauthorisation....
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Size, Not Vitamin E Linked to Chicken Fillet Quality Issue
US - White striping of broiler breast meat was more prevalent and severe in heavier fillets, according to new research from the University of Arkansas. Feeding the birds higher levels of vitamin E had no significant effect....
Difficult to Anticipate 1 December Corn Stocks Estimate
US - The USDA's estimate of 1 December 2012 inventories of corn, to be released on 11 January 2013, will be one of the more important factors influencing the price of old crop corn in the first quarter of the new year, writes Darrel Good. ...
Monday, December 17, 2012
Presidential Commission Calls for More Ag Research Funds
US - A high-level report on agriculture research funding was issued by the White House Office of Science and Technology, underscoring the importance of farming to the domestic economy and the global population....
Mississippi River Faces Shipping Closure
US - Following this year's drought, water levels on the Mississippi River are so low that shipping may have to to stop, disrupting transportation of a whole range of important products, including grain, fodder and fertilisers. ...
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
CME: US Corn Shipments Show Progress in 2012
US - USDA will update this morning its estimates of US grain supplies and use for the 2012-13 marketing year, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Will Corn, Soybean Prices Return to Pre-Drought Levels?
US - March 2013 corn futures dropped below $5.50 in early May 2012 and were drifting lower when US drought conditions turned prices higher starting in mid-June, writes Darrel Good....
Monday, December 10, 2012
2012 Farm Bill Update
US - The 2012 Farm Bill has become entwined with the debate over federal budget priorities at a time of large fiscal deficits, a debate commonly called the fiscal cliff, writes Carl Zulauf from the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development...
Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Continued Support for Corn Prices
US - Corn prices peaked in August, moved sharply lower in September, and have been in a sideways pattern over the past two months, writes Darrel Good....
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Study: Bone Geometry, Mineralisation Key to Reducing Femur Fractures
US - Femur fractures in turkeys bred for faster growth to market weight and significantly enhanced breast muscle yield are an ongoing concern for turkey growers, because affected birds must be culled, negatively impacting profit margins....
Focus on Soybean Oil
US - The sharp increase in soybean prices that began in June 2012 and peaked in early September 2012 was carried more by soybean meal prices than by soybean oil prices, writes Darrel Good....
Friday, November 23, 2012
Production Underway at Animal Nutrition Centre
US - Auburn University's new $7.1 million Poultry and Animal Nutrition Center, a state-of-the-art academic and research feed production facility located on a 50-acre site north of the main campus, officially opened on 16 November, with a ribbon-cutting...
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Opinions Divided over RFS Decision
ANALYSIS - Opinions are divided over the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) decision to deny a waiver of the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS), with livestock producers and organisations declaring their 'extreme disappointment', writes Editor, Gemma...
Monday, November 19, 2012
NFU Applauds EPA Decision to Keep Renewable Fuels Standard
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson has announced the NFU are pleased with the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) decision not to waive the Renewable Fuel Standard for this year, following the announcement on Friday (16 November)....
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