Farmers will plant more acres of high oleic soybeans thanks to a partnership with food and ag company Calyxt, Inc. The company recently announced it expanded its high oleic acreage to 16,000 acres in the Midwest.
Research from the University of Illinois is helping determine the feed value of wheat middlings and red dog, two co-products of the wheat milling process that can be included in diets fed to pigs and other livestock.
Iron deficiency in the first four weeks of a piglet’s life impairs the development of key brain structures, scientists report. Abnormalities remain even after weeks of iron supplementation begun later in life.
Purina announces reformulation of its nursery feeds; Diamond V has a new video series to celebrate its 75th anniversary; Cargill closes on Pro-Pet acquisition and announces $32 million upgrade to Texas feed facility.
Illinois researchers compared weanling pigs fed diets containing 150 mg/kg copper in the form of copper hydroxychloride with pigs fed control diets containing only enough copper to meet dietary requirements.
The U.S. Grains Council is rolling out information on the quality of the 2017 corn crop to buyers and end-users around the world, aided in many cases by U.S. farmers who are sharing their own experiences.