US animal feed production volumes growing

US animal feed production volumes growing

America’s largest livestock feed manufacturers weigh in on the trends and regulations shaping their businesses

In 2014, the Unites States accounted for nearly 18 percent of global animal feed production, producing a total volume of 168 million tons*. Despite the drought in the West and disease in the swine herd, the commercial feed industry had a good year overall — up nearly 2 percent over 2013.