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Poland's Cedrob adds feed mill in Ligota Dolna

New feed mill will push company’ annual feed output beyond 1 million metric tons
Polish poultry and pork company Cedrob built a new feed mill in Ligota Dolna, which will enable the company to increase its feed production capacity by 30,000 metric tons per month and push its annual feed output to beyond 1 million metric tons annually.
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AFIA honors animal scientists with Nutrition Research Awards

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) honored two individuals in the animal science field last week at the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS)–Canadian Society of Animal Science annual meeting in Austin, Texas. Robert Goodband, Ph.D., of Kansas State University (KSU), received the AFIA-ASAS Non-Ruminant Animal Nutrition Research Award, and Kendall Swanson, Ph.D., of North Dakota State University (NDSU), received the AFIA-ASAS Ruminant Animal Nutrition Research Award.
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Can feed additives control ASF?

Researchers find additives solutions successful in fight against swine viruses
Pipestone Veterinary Services' Scott Dee examines feed additive solutions for fighting swine viruses in effort to control ASF.
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DON confirmed in wheat in 3 more US states

Crop progress remains behind average due to wet conditions
Mycotoxins have been confirmed in three additional states, while crop progress remains behind average, according to Neogen’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report from July 9.
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FDA approves first generic monensin for use in cattle and goats

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Monovet 90, the first generic monensin for use in cattle and goats for certain indications. While monensin is safe for cattle and goats when fed as directed, it is toxic and potentially lethal to horses at these levels, and overdoses in cattle, goats and other animals have occurred. 
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USDA: China feed demand, soybean imports down

Researchers develop soybeans that are adapted to thrive in the country’s southern region
While the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reports that China’s feed demand and imports of soybeans are down, some analysts say the numbers are still surprisingly high, given the depletion of the country’s pig herd due to the deadly African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks that have plagued it for almost a year.
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Fane Valley acquires Smyths Daleside Animal Feeds

Deal will allow Northern Ireland cooperative to expand animal feed products and services
Northern Ireland-based cooperative, Fane Valley, has announced it has agreed to acquire Robert Smyth & Sons Ltd. of the Republic of Ireland, in a deal that includes the latter’s animal feed business.
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