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10 April 2013
Study Shows Essential Oils May Help Control Salmonella
US - A blend of essential oils (0.05 per cent) in drinking water reduced Salmonella Heidelberg colonisation in the crops of challenged broilers and improved bird performance, report researchers based at the University of Georgia....
04 April 2013
ConAgra Reports Decline in Profits
US - ConAgra Foods, one of North America’s leading packaged food companies, has reported sales in the Consumer Foods segment of $2,303 million and operating profit of $284 million for the third quarter....
03 April 2013
CME: Livestock, Grain Markets Still Reeling from USDA Reports
US - The impacts of Thursday’s USDA reports were still being felt in livestock and grain markets as the trade grappled with many new prospects for the coming crop year, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Allen Harim Expands Core Poultry Operations
US - Allen Harim is in negotiations to expand its investment in the US through the acquisition of the former Pinnacle Foods (Vlasic) processing facility in Millsboro, Delaware....
02 April 2013
Another Surprising Corn Stocks Estimate
US - The USDA’s quarterly estimates of US corn inventories have become a source of substantial surprises for the corn market, writes Darrel Good. ...
29 March 2013
Innovations in Eggshell Quality Evaluation
US - Feed prices are high, profit margins are low, and so now more than ever, we must focus on ways to optimise return on investment, says Diamond V. ...
Arkansas Study: Probiotics Improve Poultry Health, Performance
US - Researchers at the University of Arkansas explain the progress they have made in developing probiotics for the poultry industry. ...
27 March 2013
CME: Corn, Wheat & Soybean Acres Expected to Rise
US - USDA will release a number of market moving reports on Thursday. In recent years, the March "Grain Stocks" report has been particularly interesting as trade has had trouble accounting for the pace of feed use during the December-February period,...
2012: Record Year for Land O'Lakes
US - Land O'Lakes has reported strong performance in 2012. Its Crop Inputs, Feed and Layers segments achieved record sales....
26 March 2013
Novus at 2013 Excellence in Best Practices Awards Gala
US - Novus International, Inc. was presented the Animal Feed Ingredients Product Differentiation Excellence Award for its trace minerals product line MINTREX® at a gala hosted by Frost & Sullivan, a global research organization, on Tuesday, 12 March...
2013 Corn and Soybean Acreage and Yield Prospects
US - Corn and soybean production prospects in the US in 2013 will hinge mostly on the nature of the growing season and yield prospects. The magnitude of planted acreage, however, will provide the basis for anticipating total production. Likely acreage...
22 March 2013
Fuel Mandate Blamed for Growing Global Political Unrest
US - The president of FarmEcon LLC suggests reductions in the affordability of food resulting from increased US ethanol fuel production can be blamed for growing global political unrest....
20 March 2013
NFU Disappointed in “No” Votes on H.R. 933 Amendments
US - following the Senate’s refusal to allow voting on amendments to H.R. 933, the Continuing Appropriations bill, National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson has stated that the NFU will continue to fight for market fairness provisions for...
NFU Reflects on Contributions of American Agriculture
US - As the agriculture industry celebrated the 40th anniversary of National Ag Day, National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson stated that farmers and growers should use this time to be reminded that Congress has paused on taking action on...
19 March 2013
Mid-year Soybean Stocks
US - The 2012 US soybean crop was 79 million bushels smaller than the 2011 crop. Because of smaller beginning stocks, the 2012-13 marketing year supply was 121 million bushels (3.6 per cent smaller) than the previous year supply, writes Darrel Good....
12 March 2013
Anticipating USDA's 1 March Corn Stocks Estimate
US - On 28 March, the USDA will release an estimate of US corn stocks as of 1 March 2013. That estimate is based on a survey of all commercial storage facilities and a large sample of farmers, writes Darrel Good....
05 March 2013
What Does the Sequester Mean for US Agriculture?
ANALYSIS — President Obama continues to seek a compromise to the latest US Congressional budget battle that will end the sweeping, across-the-board government spending cuts now taking effect, writes Sarah Mikesell, ThePoultrySite senior editor....
01 March 2013
Kerry Ingredients Provides Value to Animal Nutrition Markets
US - Kerry Ingredients & Flavours is a leader in developing, manufacturing and delivering technology-based ingredients, flavours and integrated solutions. ...
28 February 2013
'Fat Worms' Inch Scientists Toward Better Animal Feed Production
US - Fat worms confirm that researchers from Michigan State University have successfully engineered a plant with oily leaves - a feat that could enhance biofuel production as well as lead to improved animal feeds....
26 February 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,...
19 February 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....
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