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Lori Weaver

Lori Weaver

Lori Weaver is a writer and editor based in Lexington, Kentucky, US, specializing in feed, food and fuel issues. She can be contacted at: feedingtheglobe@gmail.com

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Safeguarding health and performance when including DDGS in pig diets

Careful management and diet supplementation may avoid oxidative stress and reduced performance.
Distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) formulations were thought to be an inferior option for swine diets, but in recent years new processing techniques and improved quality control measures have created more consistent nutrient profiles to formulate cost-effective diets.
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20 ways to reduce energy costs

Little changes can add up to big savings as Feed Management takes a look at reducing energy costs.
Little changes can add up to big savings as Feed Management takes a look at reducing energy costs.
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Irish pork industry copes with recalls

Contaminated feedstuffs are culprit in dioxin scare. Irish pig meat contaminated with toxic dioxins could have been exported to as many as 25 countries, Irish government officials reported in December.
Contaminated feedstuffs are culprit in dioxin scare.
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China continues to be powerful force in global pork production

A recent global forecast by the United States Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service (October 2008) predicts world pork production will rise slightly, by 1 percent, to be higher at 97.9 million tons in 2009.
A recent global forecast by the United States Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service (October 2008) predicts world pork production will rise slightly, by 1 percent, to be higher at 97.9 million tons in 2009.
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Can we meet the grade?

Recent moves by leading food retailers remind that herd management decisions no longer begin and end at the farm gate.
Recent moves by leading food retailers remind that herd management decisions no longer begin and end at the farm gate.
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Feeding the need for community

This month, Feed International launches an all-new website to better serve our audiences and provide a forum for the international feed industry community.
This month, Feed International launches an all-new website to better serve our audiences and provide a forum for the international feed industry community.
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