Non-GMO Soybean Meal on the Way

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South Dakota Soybean Processors and World Food Processing have joined together to produce a supply of non-GMO soybean meal for animal feed. The companies are working to meet increased consumer demand for organic and natural foods. “Being non-GMO from the beginning seed to the finished feed will allow brands the option to choose to feed their herds non-GMO,” said Jerry …

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Cargill Celebrates Opening of New Feed Mill

Jamie Johansen

To celebrate the kickoff of Cargill’s new $29 million Hedrick, Iowa, feed mill, the company will hold a dedication for invited guests, 10:30 a.m., May 12, 2015. Operating 24-hours-a-day, six-days-a-week, the 15-story-tall mill’s 14 employees will produce 350,000 tons of feed annually, destined for the more than 100 family-owned farms that raise hogs for Cargill throughout the region. “This is …

Agribusiness, Feed, Pork

Alltech Webinar on Spring Storage of Feed

Jamie Johansen

Join Dr. Max Hawkins, nutritionist, Alltech Mycotoxin Management Team, as he presents the latest information on the rising mycotoxin levels found in North America stored corn silage and TMR samples and the increased risk it presents to dairy and beef cattle. The webinar is scheduled for Friday, May 8, 2015 at 12pm EST. Reserve a spot for the educational experience …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Beef, Dairy, Feed

Tips on FSMA Compliance in the Feed Mill

Jamie Johansen

“In your food safety plan, for every hazard that you have detailed or every area that you feel needs to have some measurement, you need to build control procedures,” remarked Brad Tipton, director of quality assurance with Pilgrim’s, during his presentation on “FSMA in the Feed Mill: One Company’s Implementation” at the USPOULTRY sponsored 2015 Feed Mill Management Seminar in …

Ag Group, Feed, Food, food safety, Poultry, US Poultry

New Purina Flock Raiser Crumbles

John Davis

A new formula from Purina is promising to provide additional energy and immunity to meat chickens, ducks, turkeys, geese and mixed flocks. Purina’s Flock Raiser Crumbles is a complete feed that now includes prebiotics, probiotics and yeast as well as the extra energy needed for a healthy mixed flock. “Meat birds, mixed flocks and show birds require different nutrients than …

Agribusiness, Feed, Poultry

BRI’s Versazyme® Protease Enzyme

Jamie Johansen

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 today that findings of a research study using its market-leading protease enzyme, Versazyme®, in swine feed will be presented at the American Society of Animal Science Midwest Meeting in Des Moines, IA, March 16-18th, 2015. The …

Agribusiness, Feed, Nutrition, Swine

Hubbard Feeds Inc. Commits $50,000 to SDSU

Jamie Johansen

Hubbard Feeds Inc., a leading U.S. commercial animal nutrition company, announced that it has committed $50,000 toward construction of the new Cow-Calf and Swine Education and Research Facilities at South Dakota State University (SDSU). The Cow-Calf Education and Research Facility has an expected construction cost in excess of $6 million. This unit will include a main building (offices, laboratory space, …

Ag Group, Education, Feed, Research

New Research on Efficiency of Xylanase Enzymes

Jamie Johansen

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

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