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Animal feed trends for the week ending November 12

The past week brought us news about Perdue Agribusiness, Zoetis, Cargill, mycotoxins, pellet cooling, pig nutrition, an obituary and two blogs.


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The past week brought us news about Perdue Agribusiness, Zoetis, Cargill, mycotoxins, pellet cooling, pig nutrition, an obituary and two blogs.

Perdue AgriBusiness home office to be in Delmar, Delaware

Perdue Farms has chosen Delmar, Delaware, as the site of the new headquarters for its subsidiary, Perdue AgriBusiness.

Zoetis completes expansion in Suzhou, China

Zoetis recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of its new global production and supply facility in Suzhou, China. The construction of the new plant began in November 2013. With the extension now coming to an end, the new plant will undertake the production of the medical feed additive products and water soluble and premixed products for pigs, cattle and poultry.

Sow’s milk as a source of nutrients, biopeptides

Like every piglet feed manufacturer, I compete against nature’s most perfect feed: sow’s milk. It is no secret; suckling piglets will ignore even the best of the creep feeds if they can have access to as much sow’s milk as they want.

Perdue’s soybean plant proposal could progress

It may be up to state regulators to decide the fate of Perdue AgriBusiness’ proposed soybean plant in Hellam Township, Pennsylvania.

Cargill opens feed mill plant in Korea

Cargill marked a significant milestone in Korea with the official opening of its Agri Purina’s feed mill plant in Pyeongtaek, reaffirming its investment in the country and signaling its continued commitment to sustainable growth of Korea’s feed and livestock industry.

Optimizing pellet cooling for quality, energy savings

French research facility Tecaliman addresses need for better understanding of animal feed pellet drying-cooling control and management to ensure quality, energy savings.

South Dakota added to states reporting DON in corn

One new U.S. state recorded deoxynivalenol (DON) in its corn crop in the past week as the corn harvest progressed, according to Neogen’s Monday Mycotoxin Report from November 9.

President of Agri-Systems International dies at 86

President of Agri-Systems International, Gerald ‘Jerry’ R. Senra, 86, died August 16, 2015, at his family home in Miami, Florida. His remains are interred at the South Florida National Cemetery in Lake Worth, Florida.

#tbt: European Commission steps up mycotoxin reduction

In 2009, the European Commission opened a new functional group under Regulation (EC) 1831/2003 for feed additives acting on the reduction of the contamination of feed by mycotoxins. This was the first amendment to the Feed Additive Regulation, put in place in 2003, and was an important step forward in the integrated fight against mycotoxin contamination of feed.

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