Top 10 animal feed industry articles from July

Top 10 animal feed industry articles from July

Dewald Kirsten

Find out what you missed in feed news and blogs from last month

See what topics were the most popular in the animal feed industry in July.


1. 6 animal feed additives about to make headlines

These six animal feed ingredients are likely to make headlines in the near future — and just in time, too, as they are needed now.

 

2. Land O’Lakes names Beth Ford as president, CEO

Land O’Lakes Inc. has named Beth Ford as president and CEO of one of the nation’s largest food and agricultural cooperatives and No. 216 on the Fortune 500.

 

3. White House plans $12 billion in aid to farmers hurt by tariffs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced a short-term $12 billion aid package to help American farmers who have been hurt by retaliatory tariffs.

 

4. ADM proposes acquisition of Neovia

Archer Daniels Midland Co. has agreed to terms granting exclusivity in discussions to purchase Neovia, a global provider of value-added animal nutrition solutions, with 72 production facilities and a presence in 25 countries, headquartered in Saint-Nolff, Britanny, France.

 

5. Cargill reports one of its best results for fiscal 2018

Cargill reported $3.2 billion in adjusted operating earnings for the 2018 fiscal year, one of its best annual performances. The fourth quarter also was very strong for the company.

 

6. EU makes progress on new medicated feed rules

The European Union (EU) has taken a further step in tackling antimicrobial resistance by tightening the rules on the production, sale and use of medicated feeds for farm animals, aquaculture and pets.

 

7. 6 key takeaways from antimicrobial resistance survey

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the World Health Organization (WHO) surveyed WHO member states about how they are tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

 

8. FAO: Aquaculture rate of growth slows

In 2016, aquaculture production reached 80 million metric tons (mmt), according to the latest report, The State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2018, from the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO.

 

9. Vietnam animal feed imports up 10.7 percent

Vietnam has spent nearly $2 billion on animal feed imports, according to a report. That’s up 10.7 percent from a year ago.

 

10. DON reported in winter wheat in 6 states

Deoxynivalenol (DON) has been confirmed in winter wheat in six U.S. states, according to Neogen’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report from July 2.