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GMP+ seminar aimed at supporting the French market

In the globalising world, the Agro Feed and Food industry – like any other industry – needs to internationalise. How can the French compound feed industry connect to these developments? GMP+ International offers a 'one stop shop – multiple certification': Feed Safety and Feed Responsibility and Re...

Food World Forum takes GLIMPSE at Africa's opportunities

Held on June 17 in Cape Town, South Africa, a special session at the Agribusiness and Food World Forum by the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) focused on the publication of the latest edition of the journal "African Agribusiness on the Move." The session allowed co...

Global poultry feed market-forecasts to 2018

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Poultry Feed Market 2014-2018: Type (Layers, Broilers, And Turkeys) & Additives (Antibiotics, Vitamins, Antioxidants, Amino Acids, Feed Enzymes, And Feed Acidifiers) Analysis" report to their offering. This research report provides a sep...

Global poultry feed market-forecasts to 2018

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Poultry Feed Market 2014-2018: Type (Layers, Broilers, And Turkeys) & Additives (Antibiotics, Vitamins, Antioxidants, Amino Acids, Feed Enzymes, And Feed Acidifiers) Analysis" report to their offering. This research report provides a sep...

Ukraine: Avanguard feedmill captured by rebels

Uglegorsky feed mill which belongs to the largest Ukrainian poultry and egg producers Avangardco IPL, has been captured by rebels, according to the media-service of the company. The facility has stopped its operations which threatens to bring a serious problems to the whole company. By Vladislav...

JBS Foods acquires two poultry plants

JBS Foods SA. a subsidiary of JBS S.A., acquired two poultry processing plants and other assets from Céu Azul Alimentos in a deal valued at R$246 million ($110.96 million). The deal is subject to approval by the Brazilian Antitrust Agency (CADE) and other regulatory authorities. The transaction inc...

Processed egg to be scrutinised for authenticity

The British Egg Industry Council (BEIC) is extending its use of isotope testing to processed egg to verify the country of origin and production system the eggs used came from. Last May, the BEIC announced that it would be using the technology to check the traceability of its members' shell eggs. Bu...

Gene discovery could lead to better soybean varieties

Researchers from Purdue University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have discovered a soybean gene whose mutation affects plant stem growth, a finding that could lead to the development of improved soybean cultivars for the northern United States. Purdue agronomy professor Jianxin Ma (pronounc...

Canada: Recommendations to advance ag sector innovation

The Agri-Innovators Committee’s final report was presented to federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Agricultural Ministers during their annual meeting. The report outlines recommendations to help the sector realise its full growth potential by maximising its innovation capacity along the entire ...

More ASF outbreaks in Russia

The Russian veterinary service Rosselhozndzor has reported two further outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) in Pskov Oblast and at a farm in Smolensk Oblast. One wild boar was found dead in Pskov Oblast on 27 June. In Smolensk Oblast, a total of 387 pigs were found susceptible, out of which five c...

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