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Thursday, January 23, 2014
Novus Honoured with Best of NAMA – Region II Awards
US - Novus International had the great honor of receiving two Best of NAMA awards for Region II at the awards ceremony in Kansas City, Missouri. ...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Explosion Wrecks Animal Feed Plant
US - Two people have been killed and 10 injured in an explosion at an animal feed plant in Nebraska....
Novus Honoured with Science Leadership Award
US - The Board of Trustees of the Academy of Science – St. Louis announced the recipients of the 2014 Outstanding Scientist Awards to be awarded at the 20th Annual Awards Dinner on 9 April 2014. Novus International, Inc. is honored to be among the awardees...
Monday, January 13, 2014
Cablevey Conveyors Move Feed Gently
US - Cablevey Conveyors is a manufacturing company that develops and builds state-of-the-art enclosed mechanical systems used to convey feed mill materials and to feed livestock....
Friday, January 10, 2014
Diamond V Makes Upper Level Management Changes
US - Diamond V recently announced upper level management changes, which took effect on 1 January 2014....
Biomin Event Focuses on Broiler Leg Health
US - Biomin is hosting an event at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) of lameness and leg disorders in broilers. ...
Cargill's CEO Reports Solid Second-quarter Performance
US - Cargill has reported its second-quarter fiscal 2014 results, which include net earnings up 36 per cent from a year ago and its Animal Nutrition and Proteins division contributing significantly higher earnings....
Monday, January 06, 2014
Better Prediction of Energy Value of DDGS for Broilers
US - Researchers have developed an equation to estimate the apparent metabolisable energy content of the new types of low-oil distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) from their chemical composition....
Friday, January 03, 2014
Modern Broilers Drink More Water
US - Increases in feed and water consumption do not seem be the only reason for the higher bodyweight gains of today's broilers than those 10 or 20 years ago, according to a new study....
Thursday, January 02, 2014
Crop and Livestock Price Prospects for 2014
US - The transition to lower prices is occurring differently for corn, soybeans and wheat. Corn and wheat prices have come under the most pressure due to large US and/or world crops in 2013. ...
Monday, December 30, 2013
Study Confirms Quality of US Speciality Egg Brand
US - The quality of retail shell eggs was maintained over time for a speciality brand that specifies production practices and micronutrient supplementation of layer diets, according to a new study. ...
Friday, December 13, 2013
Poultry Producers Support 'Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act'
US - The National Chicken Council and National Turkey Federation, with a coalition of poultry and livestock groups, announced their support for the "Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act" which was introduced yesterday (12 December) by Senators Diane Feinstein...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Grains Mostly Weaker in Aftermath of USDA Supply and Demand Report
ANALYSIS - Corn futures moved lower at midday Tuesday, after seeing a slight bounce following a mildly bullish USDA supply and demand report for December. ...
Cobb-Vantress Breaks Ground on New Feed Mill in Kentucky
US - Cobb-Vantress, Inc. is constructing a new feed mill in Albany in south central Kentucky, United States, to supply its expanding operations in both Kentucky and Tennessee....
Friday, December 06, 2013
Volatility, Uncertainty Due to RFS Damaging, Says Chicken Council
US - National Chicken Council (NCC) president Mike Brown has called for a permanent Congressional fix at the EPA hearing on 2014 RFS Standards....
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Hens Can be Fed High Level of Vitamin D3
US - Hens can be fed levels of vitamin D3 high enough to enrich their eggs for human consumption without any deleterious effects on the bird's production, health or egg quality, according to new research from Iowa State University. ...
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Research Programme Contributes to Understanding Phytase Use
US - The USPOULTRY research programme is celebrating 50 years of accomplishments. During this time, the programme has focused on the most important issues facing the poultry industry. ...
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Coalition Applauds EPA Decision to Lower Ethanol 2014 Requirements
US - Last week (15 November), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a proposed 2014 renewable fuel (RFS) standard that will require refiners to blend up to 15.21 billion gallons of biofuels into gasoline next year, which represents the first-ever...
Monday, November 11, 2013
Corn, Soybean Futures Gain Following Not-So-Bearish USDA Report Friday; Wheat Steady
US - Corn and soybean futures saw solid short-covering bounces Friday following a midday USDA report that was not as bearish as many grain traders had feared before the report's release....
Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Multiple Mycotoxins in Grain Pose a Threat to Poultry Population
US – Ninety per cent of global corn, grain and barley samples taken from 2013’s harvest contain three to 11 mycotoxins, increasing risks for bird health and performance, according to Alltech....
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
First-Ever Export Seminar at IPPE
US - The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) is to host its first-ever export seminar at the 2014 International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Georgia, in January....
Thursday, October 03, 2013
New Option for Chelated Trace Minerals
US - According to Novus, the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) has determined that its chelated trace mineral products MINTREX® Zn, MINTREX® Cu and MINTREX® Mn have met the compliance requirements outlined in the official OMRI Policy Manual...
Wednesday, October 02, 2013
Citizen Petition on Arsenic-based Animal Drugs Denied
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has turned down a petition from the Center for Food Safety and the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy that asked the agency to take steps to revoke the approvals of four arsenic-based animal drugs....
Monday, September 23, 2013
Go-ahead for New Poultry Processing Plant in Texas
US - The Board of Directors of Sanderson Farms has approves plans to start construction of a new poultry processing plant in Palestine, Texas. The company has also announced an increase in quarterly dividend. ...
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
'Unfinished Business' with Corn, Soy Production
US - US corn prices drifted lower following the September USDA Crop Production report, reflecting expectations of a crop large enough to allow some rebuilding of stocks, writes Darrel Good. ...
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