IPPE Exceeds 1,040 Exhibitors

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The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) won’t take place until January, but already the event has surpassed 1,040 exhibitors. The world’s largest feed, meat, and poultry trade show is a collaboration of three show– the International Poultry Expo, International Feed Expo, and International Meat Expo. “We are seeing an increase in the number of exhibitors, as compared to last year …

Ag Group, Events, Exhibitor, Feed, Meat, Poultry

Swine Conference to Address Feed Efficiency

Kelly Marshall Leave a Comment

Kansas State University and Iowa State University have joined forces to put on the International Conference on Feed Efficiency in Swine in Omaha, Nebraska, Oct. 21-22, 2015. “We’re excited to bring together swine producers – owners and managers – with scientists, from geneticists to nutritionists and extension specialists, to discuss a wide range of topics related to feed efficiency, including making …

Education, Events, Feed, Pork, Swine

Interpreting the FDA Veterinary Feed Directive

Cindy Zimmerman Leave a Comment

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently published a new final rule amending the veterinary feed directive (VFD) drugs section of the Animal Drug Availability Act of 1996 that will take effect in October and hog farmers, like all livestock producers, are trying to find out what it means for them. Dr. Harry Snelson with the American Association of Swine …

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USDA Predicts Big Corn and Soybean Crops

Cindy Zimmerman

USDA is forecasting the third largest corn crop on record and the second largest soybean crop in a new planted acreage update released Wednesday. U.S. growers are forecast to produce 13.7 billion bushels of corn this year, according to the report from USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). That is actually a four percent decrease from last year’s production, but …

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Farm Foundation to Host Regional Workshop

Jamie Johansen

Farm Foundation is hosting a workshop where regional leaders in livestock production, the veterinary community and the feed supply industry will be among the speakers. The event will take place August 25 in Hanceville, AL. This workshop is an opportunity for participants to gain a comprehensive understanding of two Guidance for Industry (GFIs) issued by the U.S. Food and Drug …

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DuPont Pioneer Launches Inoculant & Feed Tech for 2016

Jamie Johansen

DuPont Pioneer announced the launch of Pioneer® brand Nutrivail™ feed technology and Rapid React™ aerobic stability* technology. These two brands represent a breakthrough in managing forages and advance Integrated Feed Solutions from Pioneer. “Nutrivail™ feed technology is a revolutionary product line that will help improve nutrient availability for cattle,” said Kyle Whitaker, DuPont Pioneer senior marketing manager, forages. “And Rapid …

Agribusiness, DuPont Pioneer, Feed, Nutrition

Alltech Webinar on Mycotoxins in Summer Months

Jamie Johansen

Alltech will be hosting a webinar titled,”Walking the Fields.” Join Dr. Max Hawkins, nutritionist, Alltech Mycotoxin Management Team, as he presents the latest information on the summer crop outlook and pre-harvest conditions. The webinar will take place Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 1pm ET. To reserve a spot for the webinar, register here. Summer weather conditions across North America have …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Feed, Nutrition, Webinar

Registration Now Open for the 2016 IPPE

Jamie Johansen

You can now register for the 2016 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE). IPPE has secured more than 1,000 exhibitors and is expecting to attract more than 28,000 attendees through the collaboration of the three trade shows – International Poultry Expo, International Feed Expo and International Meat Expo – representing the entire chain of protein and feed production and processing. …

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ASA Says Biodiesel Production Helps Livestock Industry

John Davis

While the American Soybean Association (ASA) is happy the latest proposal for biodiesel under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is higher than it was, they would still like to see more. At last week’s Ag Media Summit, ASA president and farmer Wade Cowan of Texas said they want the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to understand that more biodiesel production actually …

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Biodiesel Helps Livestock Producers Profitability

Cindy Zimmerman

Biodiesel is known for powering vehicles across the country, but it also helps power profitability for poultry and livestock farmers. The United Soybean Board, Iowa Biodiesel Board and Iowa Soybean Association shared that message this week during an event at the Western Dubuque Biodiesel plant. According to the groups, increased demand for biodiesel also increases the demand for domestic soybeans …

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