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and animal feed industries.

Feed Mill Management

Tyson’s Donnie Smith retires in style, helping Rwandans

Through African Sustainable Agriculture Project Foundation, Donnie Smith has helped develop broiler, egg and feed facilities in Rwanda
After a successful and storied career with Tyson Foods, Donnie Smith, the company’s former president and CEO, had more than earned the right to retire and spend his time paying attention to other interests.
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Poultry Outlook

Marketing-driven poultry production's real feed costs

No-antibiotics-ever, slow-growing and cage-free chicken labels work as differentiators, but how do these changes affect US feed production?
As consumers demand more from poultry producers, marketing-driven production adds to feed costs and keeps nutritionists and feed manufacturers looking for ways to be more efficient.
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Consumer interest drives transparency in feed production

How blockchain technology and ‘prosumer’ demands may shape the animal feed industry
The rise of "prosumer" interests in the food supply chain will likely lead to added calls for transparency in animal feed production. Luckily, blockchain network applications will be able to leverage traceability practices to make this possible.
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