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03 January 2022
China's largest soybean grower to increase acreage in 2022
Planted area to increase by 666,667 hectares...
01 January 2022
Pathway Intermediates USA, LLC launches Pathway Nutrition
Pathway Intermediates USA, a subsidiary of Pathway Intermediates Limited, located in Shrewsbury, U.K., announced the launch of Pathway Nutrition, its new sales and technical service team dedicated to bringing Pathway products to North American markets....
29 December 2021
Darling Ingredients to buy Valley Proteins
Darling Ingredients will pay nearly $1.1 billion in the all-cash deal...
14 December 2021
UK: Milk yields held back as feed costs rise
Efforts to keep cost increases to a minimum has kept the Milk to Feed Price Ratio stable...
06 December 2021
EU investigates alternative sources of high-protein animal feed
Project results will help European farmers become less dependent on imported protein for feed...
29 November 2021
USDA funds methane reduction research
Researchers to conduct on-farm trials of innovative feed management strategies...
26 November 2021
Canada: High feed costs impact dairy profitability
Profitability projections have been holding steady since the August update...
22 November 2021
DSM receives positive EFSA opinion for Bovaer, a methane-reducing feed additive
Royal DSM, a global purpose-led science-based company, today announces that it has received a positive European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) opinion for the use of its novel methane-reducing feed additive for ruminants, Bovaer, in the European Union. ...
Larvae could replace soy in livestock diet
The black soldier fly could play an important role in sustainable farming...
19 November 2021
US livestock impacted by drug, feed shortages
The shortages are caused by supply-chain disruptions...
18 November 2021
China paves way for GMO approvals
The proposed rule changes should lead to commercial cultivation of GM corn...
Ireland looks to seaweed to curb methane from cows
Seaweed in animal feed can cut methane output...
10 November 2021
Using US CRP forages in beef cattle diets requires attention to detail
Some areas in the US have been released for emergency haying and grazing of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres. ...
08 November 2021
USDA 10-year crop, livestock projections: less corn, more wheat and soy for 2022/23 season
US farmers are likely to reduce corn acreage while expanding soybeans and wheat acres for the upcoming crop marketing year, the USDA said on Friday....
05 November 2021
JBS partners with DSM to cut cow methane emissions globally with feed additive
JBS SA, the world's largest meatpacker, on Thursday announced a partnership with health and nutrition company Royal DSM with the goal of reducing methane emissions on its global supply chains....
04 November 2021
Russia to set 6-month quotas for exports of nitrogen fertilizers
Russia will limit exports of nitrogen fertilisers and complex nitrogen-containing fertilisers for six months to try to curb any further increase in food prices amid higher gas prices, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said on Wednesday....
Phosphorus – the time to act is now
For many regions in northern Australia, phosphorus (P) deficiency is a serious nutritional issue for beef herds and can cause major losses in productivity and profitability. ...
28 October 2021
ADM’s profits more than double on strong crush margins and demand for vegetable oil
Grain trading giant Archer-Daniels-Midland Co (ADM) says its third-quarter profit more than doubled, as strong oilseed crushing margins and rising vegetable oil demand boosted its core agricultural services and oilseeds unit....
20 October 2021
Cattle research project helps slash costs and farming emissions
Results from a UK research project shows that the beef industry's annual feed bills can be reduced by as much as £12.5 million over 20 years thanks to improved genetic selection that targets feed efficiency. ...
NUQO partners with Austrian university to develop algae-based livestock feed
Feed additive company NUQO has partnered with the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria to research the potential of metabolites from plants and seaweeds for the animal health and feed industry. ...
18 October 2021
US redoubles efforts to monitor carbon levels in soil with $10 million investment
The USDA has launched the first phase of soil carbon monitoring efforts through an initiative with the Conservation Reserve Program....
12 October 2021
It's the perfect time to address soil compaction in grassland
Autumn is the time to address soil compaction, according to independent soil scientist, Chris Duller, who urges producers to repair any damage to grassland incurred through the previous grazing season....
11 October 2021
Queens University researchers trial willow as climate-friendly feed
In the run up to Cop26, scientists at the Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) at Queen’s University Belfast are investigating a range of sustainable, natural resources with potential to greatly reduce agricultural emissions – by as much as 50%....
How to safely graze frosted sorghums
The first light frosts are only weeks away in the US Midwest. However, planning for these events should be considered by producers grazing plants in the sorghum family. ...
08 October 2021
Audit finds that JBS purchased over 300,000 cattle from “irregular” farms in the Amazon
A 2020 audit of JBS reveals that the meat processor bought 301,000 cattle , nearly one third of their supply, from ranches with “irregularities” such as illegal deforestation....
US invests over $146 million in sustainable ag research
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced an investment of more than $146 million in sustainable agriculture research projects that will make the American farm and food system more resilient to climate challenges....
How livestock might be the secret to restoring our soil
Allan Savory tells a story about the time a bull rhino wandered into his camp while he (Allan, not the rhino) was taking a bath....
01 October 2021
China's farmers face more pain as power crunch drives up feed costs
China's huge livestock sector is facing a hike in feed costs as the country's worst power outages in years forces soybean crushing plants to close, diving down supplies and sending prices higher, analysts and industry participants said....
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