New Research on Efficiency of Xylanase Enzymes

Jamie Johansen Leave a Comment

BioResource International, Inc. (BRI), a global biotechnology company specializing in the research, development and manufacture of high-performance enzyme feed additives for animal nutrition, announced the availability of further research showing its enzyme feed additive, XylamaxTM, improves feed digestibility and uptake in poultry broilers fed a corn-soy diet. Traditionally, xylanase feed enzymes have been used in wheat diets. Xylanases were not …

Agribusiness, Feed, Nutrition, Poultry

Vermeer Bale Processor Can Boost Efficiency

John Davis Leave a Comment

Iowa-based Vermeer has introduced a new bale processor with limited numbers of the new piece of equipment available this year. The company says its new Final CutTM FPX9000 bale processor lets operators produce an optimal material size for feed mixing purposes, providing increased feed efficiency in cattle. “The Final Cut FPX9000 bale processor is designed to give you more control …

Agribusiness, Equipment, Feed, Forage

AFIA Names Liquid Feed Committee Members

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R&D LifeSciences’ vice president Mike DuBois is one of three new industry members elected to join the Liquid Feed Committee of the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA). DuBois said he is honored to be selected for this committee. He said, “Liquid feed plays a large role in our business as we develop enzyme additives and work with producers to improve …

Ag Group, Feed

2015 IPPE Breaks Records

Jamie Johansen

The 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) broke several records with 30,350 poultry, meat and feed industry leader attendees from all over the world. In addition, there were 1,284 exhibitors covering almost 500,000 net square feet. The Expo is the world’s largest annual poultry, meat and feed industry event of its kind and is one of the 50 largest …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Events, Feed, IPPE, Meat, Novus International, Poultry, US Poultry

Animal Ag Groups Back RFS Reform Act

Cindy Zimmerman

Representatives Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), Jim Costa (D-CA), Steve Womack (R-AR) and Peter Welch (D-VT), today re-introduced legislation called the RFS Reform Act “to reform the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) to help ease concerns created by the ethanol mandate and protect consumers, livestock producers, food manufacturers, retailers, and the U.S. economy.” Livestock and poultry producer organizations are among those supporting the …

Cattle, Chicken, Feed, Government, Livestock, Poultry, Turkey

AFIA Sets Stage for Future of FSMA at 2015 IPPE

Jamie Johansen

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) hosted a full-day Phase I “Food Safety Modernization Act – Building a Foundation for Compliance” seminar at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE). Phase I—out of a three phase program—is designed to educate and update feed and pet food manufacturers and ingredient suppliers on the various components of the new law. Nearly 120 …

Ag Group, Feed, IPPE, Nutrition

IPPE Breaks Attendance Record

Jamie Johansen

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

John Davis

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