IPPE Breaks Attendance Record

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Our coverage of the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) wraps up today and a special thank you goes out to our sponsor Novus International for making it possible. Nearly all the photos have been uploaded and you can see audio posted throughout the coming week on here and AgWired.com. Here are a few stats from this year’s event …

Ag Group, Feed, IPE, IPPE, Meat, Novus International, Nutrition, Poultry, US Poultry

Feed Demand Remains High in FAPRI Outlook

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The bumper corn crop this year means lower prices for the grain, but feed demand will continue to be strong… while demand to turn grains into biofuels will stagnate. That’s the mixed bag of information attendees of the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 96th Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show heard from Patrick Westhoff, director of the Food and Agricultural Policy …

AFBF, Ag Group, Agribusiness, corn, Farm Bureau, Feed

Cargill Expands Animal Nutrition Innovation Center

Jamie Johansen

Faced with volatile commodity markets and changing regulations and consumer needs, animal producers are operating in an increasingly complex world. To help them more quickly respond in this dynamic environment, Cargill has expanded and renovated its Global Animal Nutrition Innovation Center in Velddriel, The Netherlands. “We wanted to find the best way to satisfy the nutrition research and development needs …

Agribusiness, Feed, Nutrition

DuPont Pioneer Sells Alfalfa Research & Production Assets

Jamie Johansen

DuPont Pioneer and S&W Seed Company announced an agreement for S&W Seed Company to acquire DuPont Pioneer alfalfa germplasm, as well as alfalfa production and research facility assets for a purchase price of up to $49 million over a period of several years. The first portion of the sale is expected to be completed on Dec. 31, 2014, pending conditions …

Agribusiness, Feed, Forage

Increase Supplies Put New Crop Cottonseed On Sale

Jamie Johansen

A significant increase in new crop cottonseed supplies, coupled with favorable prices, is good news for dairy producers who count on the feedstuff to add a punch of protein, fat and digestible fiber to the ration, experts say. “Whole cottonseed is for anyone looking to get more milk,” says Steve Heckel, feed sales and nutrition representative of Harmony Country Cooperative …

Ag Group, Feed, Nutrition

BRI Celebrates 15 Years in Animal Nutrition

Jamie Johansen

2014 marks 15 years in business for BioResource International, Inc. (BRI), a global biotechnology company specializing in the research, development and manufacture of high-performance enzyme feed additives for animal nutrition. The company attributes its continued success to the growing demand for its market-leading protease enzyme (Versazyme®), the launch of a new enzyme feed additive (XylamaxTM) and expansion into new markets. …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Feed, Nutrition

Ralco Plans Expansion of Plant Facilities

Jamie Johansen

In an effort to centralize its facilities Ralco Animal Nutrition is planning to make a significant capital investment into its feed mill capacities in Marshall, MN. The investment in will provide expanded production capacity, precision mixing capabilities and enhanced packaging equipment. The planned expansion will be a significance upgrade of Ralco’s nutrition manufacturing facilities, which were originally constructed in 1974. …

Agribusiness, Feed, Nutrition

Farmland to be Shown at 2015 IPPE

John Davis

The documentary Farmland will have some free showings at the upcoming 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Georgia. This influential documentary will be shown from 9 – 10 a.m. and from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in the C-102 Auditorium of the Georgia World Congress Center and again from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. …

Ag Group, Feed, IPPE, Meat, Poultry

NBB: Livestock Industry Sees Big Benefits from Biodiesel

John Davis

While some have tried to pit the biofuels industry against livestock producers, the folks at the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) explain their green fuel is actually helping those producers. “The livestock industry is a strong stakeholder. That’s how we view animal agriculture in terms of biodiesel production,” said Alan Weber, economic consultant for the NBB, during a recent interview with …

Agribusiness, Audio, Feed, Livestock

Land O’Lakes Offers Protein Blend Calf Milk Replacer

John Davis

Land O’Lakes Animal Milk Products has come out with a calf milk replacer it says will save producers money and help calves grow to be their best. The company has introduced the Cow’s Match® ColdFront® Protein Blend calf milk replacer. “The new protein blend formula offers a more economical way for producers to feed calves to their full potential, while …

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