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James Young returns to Cobb as joint VP of operations

After five years leading Tyson Foods' international operations, James Young has returned to Cobb-Vantress as vice president of operations for South America and the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region. As Cobb continues to expand worldwide, the new structure provides for two vice presidents ...

India challenges WTO trade ban on US poultry

India has challenged a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling, asking it to lift a ban on the import of poultry from the US. India had banned poultry imports several years ago, citing avian influenza, but the WTO accepted the US challenge and termed the restrictions imposed as "unscientific". Indian ...

Seminar discusses dairy management science

A seminar organised by Kemin discussed the science and art of dairy management. The technical team presented: “Balancing Nutrients is an Art” and “Turn Challenges into Opportunities in Today's Dairy Farming." The seminar held last December in Gajraula, Uttar Pradesh, India December discussed effecti...

The world is not ready for extra milk

Polish farmers exceeded their milk quota by 7% in the first year after accession to the European Union. Now, ten years later, they are heading in the same 
direction again. The European quota system to limit milk production, according to Agriculture Minister Marek Sawicki, did not hinder the develop...

Russian pork imports down 40% in 2014

African Swine Fever (ASF) and political unrest resulted in pork import restrictions into Russia. The effect of these restrictions can now be seen through the recently released trade figures from Russia, which show a 40% drop in pork imports. Russian trade data has recently become available for the f...

Delacon restructures and opens new office in India

The new year brings many organisational changes for Austrian feed additive company Delacon, alongside changes within the R&D department, Product Management and Innovation teams, Delacon have also expanded their feed additive business into India. The restructuring means that the previously separated ...

Feed survey shows pig feed as largest growth sector

The global production of pig feed saw the largest growth according to Alltech’s 2014 Feed Survey. For a summary of its findings read further. The rising consumer demand for protein prompted feed producers around the world to increase the number of animal feed mills. According to the survey an estima...

2014 Alltech Feed Survey: Increase in global production

According to the recently published 2015 Alltech Feed Survey, feed producers from around the world, responded to consumer demands for more protein by increasing the number of mills that produce animal feed and the amount of product they generate. The survey also revealed an estimated total of 980 mi...

2014 Alltech Feed Survey: Increase in global production

According to the recently published 2015 Alltech Feed Survey, feed producers from around the world, responded to consumer demands for more protein by increasing the number of mills that produce animal feed and the amount of product they generate. The survey also revealed an estimated total of 980 mi...

New VIV MEA show becomes 3rd VIV international hub

VIV Worldwide has announced VIV MEA as its new regional trade show that will be held from 16 – 18 February 2016 in Abu Dhabi. VIV MEA joins VIV Europe and VIV Asia as the third international hub in the organiser’s portfolio of major business events for the animal protein sectors. VIV MEA will be the...

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