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Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Global Look at Antibiotic Use Offered at 2013 IPPE
US - Antibiotic use in poultry production has been extremely effective in enhancing bird health and producing a wholesome, safe, and economical food supply. However, as consumers, industry professionals, and regulators seek to gain more understanding...
Grain Stocks Estimates Provide Surprises
US - The USDA has released the 'Grain Stocks' and 'Small Grains' reports for 1 September. The 'Grain Stocks' report contained estimates of the magnitude of old crop corn and soybean inventories at the end of the 2011-12 marketing year and the inventory...
FDA Approves Measure to Lower Aflatoxin in Feed
US - In response to a request from the Illinois Department of Agriculture, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has agreed temporarily to allow corn containing more than 20ppb of aflatoxin to be blended with corn found to have lower or negative aflatoxin...
Monday, October 01, 2012
Novus Hosts Egg Sustainability Summit
US - Novus International, Inc. hosted an Egg and Ag Industry Roundtable and Sustainability Egg Summit at their corporate headquarters on 24 September 2012. ...
NFU Says RFS Benefits Farmers, Biofuels Industry
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson has submitted comments to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on a request to waive the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)....
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
USDA Crop Report: Soybean Prices Tumble
US - November 2012 soybean futures reached a high of $17.89 on September 4, but have declined sharply since then. The USDA's September 12 Crop Production report containing a smaller yield and production forecast provided some brief support, but that contract...
Friday, September 21, 2012
Use of Synthetic Methionine in Organic Feeds Extended
US - The National Organic Program (NOP) has published a final rule that extends the allowance for synthetic methionine in organic poultry production - but at reduced levels....
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Industry Assures Consumers: No Arsenic in Feed
US - The National Chicken Council is looking to reassure consumers that US poultry is not feed additives containing arsenic, after an investigation from Consumer Reports identified worrisome levels of arsenic in rice cereals. ...
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Early Corn Harvest, September Stocks
US - A larger percentage of the US corn grain acreage was harvested in August this year than is typically the case. The availability of large new crop corn supplies during the last month of the previous marketing year makes it more difficult to anticipate...
Call Renewed for RFS Waiver
US - The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on September 12, 2012 released its monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report that confirms further deterioration in this year’s US corn harvest, thus exacerbating an...
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Feeding Microbials Leads to Mystery Immune Response
US - A paper recently published in 'Journal of Animal Science' helps explain how microbials and probiotics affect poultry health....
Monday, September 10, 2012
CME: Focus This Month is on Harvested Acres
US - USDA will release its latest estimate of U.S. and world agricultural output and usage Wednesday at 7:30 CDT when its monthly Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) are released, write Steve Meyer and Len...
Friday, September 07, 2012
Novus Announces New Design for Product Packaging
US - Novus International, Inc. announces the unveiling of a new design in its product packaging. ...
Friday, August 31, 2012
CME: Russia's Wheat Crop Hits the News
US - Russia’s wheat crop was all the news yesterday as a Russian economic analyst predicted some sort of export restriction is looming due to a drought-impacted crop, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Virginia Makes Eighth State to Request Waiver of Ethanol Mandates
US - In a letter sent earlier this week, Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell petitioned the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to grant a waiver from the ethanol quotas mandated by the federal Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS)....
Friday, August 24, 2012
Changes to US Ethanol Fuel Policies Unlikely
US - An agricultural economist with the University of Missouri says the US government appears unlikely to alter its ethanol fuel policies to ward off anticipated shortages of feed grains in the wake of reduced corn production due to drought....
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Six States Now Lobbying for RFS Waiver
US - Georgia Governor Nathan Deal and New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez have urged EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to use her existing waiver authority as soon as possible to adjust the corn-ethanol mandate for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), becoming...
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Comment Period Open on Renewable Fuel Waiver
US - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published a Federal Register notice opening a 30 day comment period on requests from the Governors of Arkansas and North Carolina to waive the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) requirements....
Rationing the 2012 US Soybean Crop
US - The small South American soybean crop of 2012 will result in much smaller inventories of that crop by the end of the year, writes Darrel Good....
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Corn Ethanol Waiver: Effect on Corn Prices Uncertain
US - Corn prices pushed higher by the worst US drought in half a century would not necessarily moderate if the federal government's corn ethanol mandate were temporarily suspended, according to a report by Purdue University agricultural economists....
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Pigs, Poultry Fed High-Protein Fungus Grown on Ethanol Leftovers
US - Initial studies show a fungus grown in the leftovers of ethanol production could be a good energy feed for pigs and chickens. ...
Corn and Soybean Forecasts - What's Next?
US - The USDA’s August Crop Production report confirmed prospects for small US corn and soybean crops and the need for consumption of both crops to decline sharply in the year ahead, writes Darrel Good. ...
Monday, August 13, 2012
Governors Call for Ethanol Mandate Waiver
US - As the severe effect of the worst drought in a half century becomes more clear, the governors of Maryland and Delaware have officially requested that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) take immediate action to save jobs, stave off rising...
US Growers Produce 13 Per Cent Less Corn
US - Affected by one of the worst droughts on record, US corn growers are forecast to harvest 87.4 million acres in 2012, down two per cent from June estimates, according to the 'Crop Production' report released on Friday (10 August) by the US Department...
USDA Forecasts Sharply Reduced Corn, Soybean Crops
US - The Agriculture Department’s first survey-based measure of crop yield potential for 2012 lowered production forecasts for both corn and soybeans dramatically, due to the continuing drought. Economists with the American Farm Bureau Federation said...
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