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Livestock Feed Manufacturing

Manufacturing animal feed takes raw agricultural ingredients, such as corn, wheat, sorghum, forage, vitamins, additives and minerals and formulates them into a nutritious feed tailored for a production animal’s specific dietary needs. Find the latest articles, news and analysis on livestock feed manufacturing from the editors of Feed International and Feed Management magazines.


Ralco moves global headquarters

Larger building brings many departments together under one roof
Ralco, an agriculture and aquaculture technology company, has moved its global headquarters to a larger building to better house a growing number of employees and best serve customer needs.
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ForFarmers strengthens position in Belgium by acquiring Voeders Algoet

ForFarmers is acquiring Voeders Algoet, a feed company established in Zulte, close to the Belgian ForFarmers sites.
ForFarmers is paying circa 7 times Voeders Algoet's EBITDA. Closing of the transaction is expected to take place in the second half year of 2018, pending, among others, approval from the Belgian competition authorities.
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How three principles will shape tomorrow's feed industry

International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) and Feed Strategy magazine team up to discuss the state of world feed industry at VIV Europe
Attend free one-hour Feed Strategy Program, “Global feed industry: A glimpse of the present, preparing for the future,” held in on June 20, 2018 at VIV Europe.
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Exhibition connects Chinese pig producers, industry

World Swine Industry Expo & Leman China Swine Conference promotes face-to-face dialogue, new ideas
World Swine Industry Expo is China’s premier pig professional exposition. The event, also known as SwineWorld, is organized in collaboration with the largest swine conference in Asia, Leman China.
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Animal feed company attempts to extricate itself from lawsuit

Complaint says JD Heiskell is responsible for the alleged actions of a senior executive
Animal feed distribution company JD Heiskell has tried to extricate itself from a lawsuit alleging one of its senior executives and others were involved in a conspiracy to control the supply and sale of nutritional supplements for dairy cows.
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Veramaris holds topping-out ceremony at algae facility

Commercial quantities of algal oil expected to be ready for delivery in mid-2019
Veramaris, the DSM and Evonik joint venture that will revolutionize aquaculture with its sustainable omega-3 oil from natural marine algae, has celebrated a major milestone in the construction of its new production site in Blair, Nebraska. A topping-out ceremony was held on June 4 in Blair, Nebraska.
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