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on December 10, 2018

EU drought continues to strain feed, livestock industries

As Europe reels from this summer's extreme drought, many feed producers have been forced to find alternative raw material sources.

The summer months of 2018 were defined by lengthy dry spells and record-breaking temperatures across much of Europe, particularly the North. According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), this “extreme weather” caused widespread impact on human health, agriculture, ecosystems and infrastructure.

During July, temperatures exceeded 86 F in the Arctic…

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