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and animal feed industries.

Animal Feed Additives

Optigen joins lineup of Alltech solutions certified by the Carbon Trust

As the feed and food supply chain faces continual pressure to reduce its environmental footprint, global animal health and nutrition company Alltech remains committed to helping the industry tackle this challenge. As part of this commitment, Alltech has announced the addition of its non-protein nitrogen source Optigen to its Carbon Trust-accredited offerings.
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IGP Institute names associate director

Leading the administrative initiatives of the Kansas State University’s IGP Institute is Associate Director Shawn Thiele. He had been serving in the interim associate director role and plans to continue leading the grain processing and flour milling curriculum.
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Beta Hatch wins investment from Flywheel

Beta Hatch, a Washington-based company industrializing the production of insects as a sustainable protein for animal feed, has won $135,000 in funding and cash prizes at the annual Flywheel Investment Conference in Wenatchee, Washington.
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Add value to piglet diets with molasses

Molasses is a unique ingredient that can add tremendous value into piglet feeds, if only users knew its potential and handling properties.
Molasses, either from sugar beets or sugar cane, is a common enough ingredient throughout most of the world. In fact, it is an indispensable ingredient in ruminant diets, and perhaps this widespread usage has removed it from feeds for other species – pigs in particular.
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Swine outlook

African swine fever: What feed manufacturers need to know

Research has identified animal feed as a potential vector for the deadly pig disease. What can the global feed industry do to deter its spread and ensure feed safety?
An overview of the impact African swine fever will have on global animal protein, pork and feed production in 2019 and how feed manufacturers can mitigate the risks of its spread with biosecurity best practices.
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