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13 January 2015
Registration Open for Feed Purchasing & Ingredient Suppliers Conference
US - Registration is now open for the American Feed Industry Association's annual Purchasing & Ingredient Suppliers Conference, which is slated for March 11-13, at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress...
09 January 2015
Online Feed Manufacturing Course Announced
US - The American Feed Industry Association in partnership with the IGP Institute of the Department of Grain Science and Industry at Kansas State University will host a distance education programme...
31 December 2014
US Feed Industry Official Announces Retirement
US - Keith Epperson, American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) vice president of manufacturing and training, will retire today (31 December) after nearly 40 years of service in the feed industry....
17 December 2014
What is the Nutritive Value of Wheat for Broilers?
UK - A new study has been initiated at the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) to develop a more accurate means of predicting the nutritive value of wheat for broilers. ...
15 December 2014
New GM Soya to get Approval Soon
EU - The European Union is expected to approve a new GM soyabean for import after the customary split vote among member countries last week....
12 December 2014
Survey: Market Volatility Taking Toll on Farmers
UK - After the last two NFU survey results revealed a largely positive outlook within agriculture, latest results show a marked dip in short term confidence among farmers and growers....
09 December 2014
5th Global Feed & Food Congress Launched, Registration Open
TURKEY - The 5th anniversary edition of the Global Feed & Food Congress (GFFC) will be held for the first time ever in Turkey and will bring together the global feed and food chain in Antalya...
06 November 2014
American Feed Conference to Discuss Imports/Exports
US - Time is running out to register at a discounted early-bird registration rate for the American Feed Industry Association's 2014 Import/Export Seminar. ...
04 November 2014
User-friendly Pig Feed Formulation Tool Available
US - A Windows User-Friendly Feed Formulation tool (WUFFDA) has been launched in English and a number of other languages for download by the University of Georgia....
30 October 2014
C$2.46 Million Donation to Fund Canadian Feed Research Cente
CANADA - A grand opening ceremony on Friday, 24 October, 2014, recognised Cargill’s animal nutrition business in Western Canada for its C$2.46 million contribution to the Canadian Feed Research...
03 October 2014
Texas Hay Supplies Range from Surplus to 'Non-existent'
US - What is the status of statewide hay supplies? It depends upon where you are, according to Dr. Larry Redmon, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service state forage specialist, College Station....
Higher Wheat Yields, Lower Quality - Higher Feed Grain Availability Expected
CANADA - A weather and crop specialist with CWB says slightly above average grain yields combined with lower quality will result in an abundant supply of feed grains this year....
02 October 2014
CME: Shockingly Small Year End Soybean Stocks
US - Today is grains day, precipitated by yesterday’s quarterly Grain Stocks report from USDA and the 2014 harvest moving into a higher gear, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
01 October 2014
BPEX: Cereal Growers and Pig Producers Should Work Together
UK - Breeding cereals specifically for pig production will be the focus of a meeting to be held in November....
29 September 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Will Hong Kong Protests Affect Markets?
GLOBAL - China is celebrating a week-long national holiday this week, which could make for quieter trading in many markets. The market place is also keeping a wary eye on a big pro-democracy...
Funding for Farmer-Led Feed Grain Research
CANADA - Farmer-led research to find new feed wheat varieties will receive C$400,000 funding under the Growing Forward 2 initiative....
11 September 2014
Market Analyst: Corn, Soybeans Hit Four-year Low
ANALYSIS - December corn and soy prices have made four-year lows this week as record harvests are expected, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
02 September 2014
Registor for AFIA's Fundamentals of Feed Manufacturing Course
US - Registration is now open for AFIA-500: Fundamentals of Feed Manufacturing. The distance education program is sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association and Kansas State University,...
01 September 2014
Barley Studied as a High-protein Fish Food
US - A process that improves the nutritional value of barley for use in fish feed has been developed by scientists at the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Montana Microbial Products LLC...
Cherkizovo Group Profits Return to Normal
RUSSIA - After experiencing difficult trading conditions in the first six months of last year, meat and grain giant, Cherkizovo Group, has reported net profits for the first half of 2014 at US$115...
26 August 2014
Looking for a Corn Consumption Response
US - In the newsletter of August 11, the prospects for corn consumption to respond to lower prices during the 2014-15 marketing year and the potential for a subsequent price recovery were discussed,...
13 August 2014
Feed Industry Submits Comments on Sustainability Guidelines
US - The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has recently submitted comments to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations on the Livestock Environmental Assessment Performance...
01 August 2014
Consider Forage Crops Instead of Drilling Cereals
UK - Growing grass and forage crops could alleviate some of the pain of low cereal prices and resistant blackgrass according to Rod Bonshor, general manager for Oliver Seeds, particularly on...
16 July 2014
US Corn Ave Yield Could Blow Out Records - 175 Bu/A is Possible
ANALYSIS - Matt Roberts, agricultural economist at The Ohio State University, said the current corn crop has set the foundation for average yields to bust through the record - he believes they...
11 July 2014
EU Feed Production Slightly Higher in 2013
EU - Compound feed production in the EU-28 was 155 million tonnes in 2013, up slightly from the year before....
08 July 2014
Preparing for Corn Silage Harvest
US - There are so many factors in executing an efficient and profitable corn silage harvest that it pays to get an early start on preparation....
02 July 2014
Global Grain & Feed Forum: Ban of Feed Antibiotics Will Not Work
INDIA - The recent central government decision to ban antibiotics in animal feed has received negative sentiments from grain importers, exporters, distributors at India’s first Global Grain...
25 June 2014
South Korea's Top Food Maker Goes after Bigger US Share
US - A new lysine production facility in Fort Dodge, Iowa, USA has been launched by CJ Cheiljedang Corp., South Korea's top food maker, as it seeks a bigger portion of the global biomarket. ...
15 June 2014
Animal Feed in Europe: Key to Performance, Health and Welfare
EUROPE - At its 57th General Assembly in Liège, Belgium, last week, the European Feed Manufacturers Association (FEFAC) published 'The Feed Chain in Action', a report revolving around three...
02 June 2014
Global Significance for Tasmanian Pasture Experiment
AUSTRALIA - The results of a 12-year experiment by University of Tasmania School of Biological Science researcher Associate Professor Mark Hovenden could lead to major changes in the way farmers...
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