56th Annual Corn Dry Milling Conference

Jointly Sponsored by The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research & North American Millers’ Association May 13-14, 2015 Peoria, IL, USA REGISTER TODAY! Registration is now open for the 56th Annual Corn More »

Register Now: AFIA Announces Dates of Phase II FSMA Trainings

After hosting numerous successful Phase I Food Safety Modernization Act in-person trainings in 2014 and early 2015, the American Feed Industry Association will feature webcasts as it introduces Phase II training sessions More »

DuPont Makes Bakes for Longer Lasting Fullness Bakery Snacks with Protein and Fiber Help to Keep Hunger on Hold

DuPont Nutrition & Health is putting bakery on the weight management map with new opportunities to keep consumers fuller longer and help them reduce their calorie intake overall. Five new concept ideas, More »

Lower quality wheat will boost production

SA’s wheat industry wants grading and planting rules for the cereal relaxed to help increase yields and revive production after farmers sowed the smallest area since 1931 this season. Possible changes to More »

Topcon acquires Digi-Star, a global leader in precision agriculture

Topcon Positioning Group announces the acquisition of Digi-Star, a global leader in agricultural solutions involving weight sensors and control systems for feeding, planting, fertilizer, and harvest equipment manufacturers. “It also increases our precision More »

 

56th Annual Corn Dry Milling Conference

Jointly Sponsored by The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research & North American Millers’ Association May 13-14, 2015 Peoria, IL, USA REGISTER TODAY! Registration is now open for the 56th Annual Corn Dry Milling Conference,...
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Register Now: AFIA Announces Dates of Phase II FSMA Trainings

After hosting numerous successful Phase I Food Safety Modernization Act in-person trainings in 2014 and early 2015, the American Feed Industry Association will feature webcasts as it introduces Phase II training sessions this spring. AFIA’s...
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DuPont Makes Bakes for Longer Lasting Fullness Bakery Snacks with Protein and Fiber Help to Keep Hunger on Hold

DuPont Nutrition & Health is putting bakery on the weight management map with new opportunities to keep consumers fuller longer and help them reduce their calorie intake overall. Five new concept ideas, each enriched with...
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Lower quality wheat will boost production

SA’s wheat industry wants grading and planting rules for the cereal relaxed to help increase yields and revive production after farmers sowed the smallest area since 1931 this season. Possible changes to grading terms and...
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Topcon acquires Digi-Star, a global leader in precision agriculture

Topcon Positioning Group announces the acquisition of Digi-Star, a global leader in agricultural solutions involving weight sensors and control systems for feeding, planting, fertilizer, and harvest equipment manufacturers. “It also increases our precision agriculture family to...
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EU commission urged to address ‘serious concerns’ over common agricultural policy

Bureaucratic complications continue to cause problems for farmers and undermine the effectiveness of the CAP, writes Ian Duncan. Back when my grandfather farmed soft fruit in Blairgowrie, his big concern was the weather.  By the...
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HGCA: Fertiliser at Fife Monitor Farm

Around 30 farmers attended HGCA’s Fife Monitor Farm meeting in March for discussions around fertiliser spreading and crop nutrition. The Monitor Farm meeting in Fife – hosted by Alison and Danny Milne at Auchtermuchty –...
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Statement by Joel G. Newman, President and CEO, American Feed Industry Association, Regarding Re-introduction of Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act

“AFIA is pleased with the decision to re-introduce the Safe and Accurate Food Labelling Act, just as we supported a similar version when introduced in the last Congress. We strongly feel there should be a...
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Consistency key for export grain

Australia is in a good position to capitalise on the burgeoning South East Asian grain market, providing it can get a consistent quality product to market, according to Rabobank grains analysts. St Louis, United States-based...
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AGDATA Acquires PRG Brazil AG to Expand into Brazilian Agriculture Market

AGDATA, the leading provider of strategic data and analytics solutions to the world’s largest agricultural, crop protection and animal health manufacturers, announced that it has acquired PRG Brazil AG, the agricultural division of PRG Brazil....
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Witnesses Tell House Agriculture Committee GE Foods are Safe, Don’t Need Labels

All six witnesses at Tuesday’s House Committee on Agriculture hearing argued against mandatory biotechnology labelling laws. Most of their testimony praised the efficiency they believe GE crops provide to farmers and enumerated the costs they say labelling...
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Cargill strengthens marketing with new director

Cargill has appointed a new marketing and communications director, as it puts greater focus on its cocoa and chocolate business. Niklas Andersson has filled the role, and will be responsible for as marketing and communications...
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USDA Implements 2014 Farm Bill Provision to Limit Payments to Non-Farmers

Department Proposes Changes to “Actively Engaged” Rule The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a proposed rule to limit farm payments to non-farmers, consistent with requirements Congress mandated in the 2014 Farm Bill. The proposed...
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Eighty Percent of Livestock Producing Regions Face High Threats from Mycotoxins, according to BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey

Mycotoxin-related threats to livestock production are severe or high in 80 percent of regions worldwide according to the latest BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey. Those areas registered three or more major mycotoxins at concentration levels known to cause harm...
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