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Surveillance of Salmonella Prevalence in Animal Feeds
Twelve per cent of more than 2,000 samples of feeds, feed ingredients and pet products tested by USDA between 2002 and 2009 were positive...
Jatropha as a New Feed Resource
FAO is encouraging the use of co-products of the energy crop, Jatropha, as new livestock feed resources to reduce food-feed competition....
DDGS Feed Could Cut Costs for Cattle Producers
If the drought forces producers to feed a larger portion of distillers dried grains with solubles, cattle can maintain gains and improve...
Maintaining Competitiveness with Today's High Grain Prices
The availability of cheap feed grain for many years influenced the structure of the beef cattle industry and the types of production...
Pearl Millet Is Alternative Feed Grain
Pearl millet has a long history of use as a summer grazing and hay crop in the southeastern United States. The recent development of...
Beets Are Budding Source of Feed, Biomass
The growing use of maize in Danish fields over the past 20 years or so and farmers’ preference for maize for roughage has left the...
Cycles in China’s Pork Market
The sharp increase in pork prices during 2007 drew attention to the Chinese market’s volatility and cycles, highlight Fred Gale,...
US Farm Outlook: Another Profitable Year Expected
The 2011 crop year will remembered for several reasons, the flooding along the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, the drought that plagued...
Scientists Rally 'Round the Range
Rangelands in the western United States provide essential grazingland for hundreds of thousands of cattle and other livestock as well...
Corn Silage Test Plot to Increase Profitability, Reduce Erosion
Corn silage is harvested from about 1.8 per cent of Iowa corn acres. Most corn silage is grown in the northeast and northwest portions...
Report: Substitution of DDGS for Corn, Soybean Meal in the US Feed Complex
US ethanol production growth has been stimulated partly by higher energy prices and the influence of the Energy Policy Act of 2005...
Feed Outlook - December 2011
World 2011/12 corn production is forecast up 8.5 million tons this month to a record 868 million tons, mostly due to a large increase...
Teaming Up to Create a Successful Forage Grass
When Peter Pitts moved to Wisconsin in 1980 and bought a sack of grass seed, he never dreamed he’d be earning royalties from...
Feed Outlook Estimates Lowered - November 2011
US feed grain production estimates have been lowered for 2011/12, according to Tom Capehart and Edward Allen in the latest report from...
Feed Outlook Report - October 2011
The September 30 Grain Stocks report issued by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) showed sharply higher-than-expected...

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