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Tuesday, February 26, 2013
A Paradigm Shift: Feed and Fuel
US - Increased input costs are having widespread effects across agriculture. Growing world demand for feed ingredients used in meat, egg and milk production, combined with utilisation of grains for fuel production in the US, have permanently raised animal...
Review of USDA’s 2013-14 Projections for Corn, Soybeans
US - The USDA’s Interagency Commodity Estimates Committees prepared projections for the 2013-14 US marketing year for corn and soybeans (as well as other crops) presented at the USDA’s 2013 Agricultural Outlook Forum on 22 February, writes Darrel...
Promoting Poultry Health through Diet
US - Developing strategies to increase the amount of saleable product while reducing dietary inputs is a priority for animal scientists. University of Illinois researchers have been looking at how dietary components affect gut health and disease resistance...
USDA’s Chief Economist Expects Exports, Yields Up; Feed Prices Down
ANALYSIS - Despite the historic drought, USDA chief economist Joseph Glauber said at the 2013 USDA Outlook Conference that US agricultural exports will have another record-breaking year and the financial outlook for the ag sector remains solid. However,...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Novus Wraps Up Successful IPPE 2013
US - The 2013 International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) has come and gone, but the information and ideas exchanged during the three-day event are here to stay. ...
Soybean Price Prospects: Near Term and Long Term
US - Soybean prices reached record high levels in late August and early September 2012, writes Darrel Good....
Friday, February 15, 2013
Novus Receives 2012 Product Differentiation Excellence Award
US - Novus International, Inc. has received the 2012 North American Animal Feed Ingredients Product Differentiation Excellence Award for its trace mineral product MINTREX®. ...
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Considerations When Starting a Poultry Flock
US - When starting a poultry enterprise, whether a small backyard flock or a large commercial operation, there are several factors to consider, says a University of Missouri Extension poultry specialist....
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Evaluating Corn, Soybean Consumption Projections
US - USDA has released new projections for marketing year consumption of US corn and soybeans. Prices will now be at least partially influenced by how closely the rate of consumption tracks these projections, writes Darrel Good....
CME: Negative Reaction to WASDE Report
US - Though the estimates in USDA’s February World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates represented relatively small changes versus previous releases and did not differ dramatically from analysts’ pre-report estimates, sensitive grain markets reacted...
Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Novus, Verenium Announce Progress on Novel Enzyme Development
US - Novus International Inc., a leading manufacturer of animal nutrition and health products and Verenium Corporation, a leading industrial biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of high-performance enzymes, has announced...
Monday, February 04, 2013
IPPE: Alternatives to Antibiotics, Future of Antibiotic Usage
US - More restrictions on antibiotic use in food animals are inevitable, and the search for alternatives has to take into account the integrity of both the upper and lower intestinal tracts. ...
IPPE: The New Normal: $5-plus Corn, $300-plus Soybean Meal
US - The new normal for animal feed costs will be at least $5 corn and $300 soybean meal, according to Thomas Elam of FarmEcon during his presentation on 'The Economic State of the Industry'. ...
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Novus Solutions Support Industry in Addressing Supply Chain Challenges
US - The highly-respected annual International Processing and Production Expo (IPPE) has expanded its reach this year and Novus International is thrilled that the American Meat Institute (AMI) has been added to the roster of esteemed poultry industry...
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Update on Corn Consumption
US - March 2013 corn futures are currently trading about $0.25 above the closing price on 10 January and about $0.10 below the high reached on 16 January, writes Darrel Good....
Thursday, January 24, 2013
More Corn, Soybean Acres Expected in 2013
US - We can expect more corn and soybeans acres planted in 2013, said a University of Missouri agriculture business specialist at the 17 January Winter AgMarketing Outlook Conference....
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. ...
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