Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Ajinotmoto’s animal nutrition business loss due to African swine fever outbreak

Ajinomoto Co, Japanese food and seasonings company, cut its full-year profit outlook as the outbreak of African swine fever hit its animal nutrition business,...

Change in export taxes on corn, wheat and soybean in Argentina

Argentina's new government, in a widely anticipated move, raised taxes on corn, wheat and soybean exports in order to meet the country's fiscal requirements,...

A string of agritechstartupsset to impact the livestock sector

Imagine a farmer being able to keep track of livestock remotely, using a mobile phone, or being able to check soil quality before sowing...

AFIA Efforts Secure Additional Funding for CVM Ingredient Approvals

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) applauds the passage of bipartisan legislation to fund the federal government for the remainder of the 2020 fiscal...

FSSAI to intervene in commercial feeds or feed materials intended for food producing animals

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is looking at bringing in standards for animal feed so as to curb contaminants, pesticides...

Transforming aquaculture industry in Bangladesh

Though fish has long been the largest source of protein in Bangladeshi diets, for decades persistent high prices made it difficult for most to...

Deteriorating effect of fall armyworm attack on kharif maize – ICAR

Fall armyworm has infested 700,000 ha under maize crop in 2019-20 (Jul-Jun) kharif season, 40% more than the affected area of around 500,000 ha...

Government owned feed producer expands into layer feed

Kerala Feeds Ltd, the government-owned livestock feed producer, is set to market its nutrient-rich, layer feed for chicken. The affordable layer feed made of wholesome...

Alltech to set up the third Analytics lab outside the US Lab

Alltech, a global leader in animal nutrition, will establish an Analytical Services Laboratory in India, Mark Lyons, president and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) said. It...

Growth prospects of Iran feed industry

Despite the economic turmoil caused by US-led economic sanctions, Iran's animal feed production is set to more than double in the next five years,...