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MHP poultry sales volumes up 19 percent

Ukrainian company sees large hike in export sales volumes but a small decrease on the domestic side
Ukrainian company MHP saw its poultry sales volumes increase by 19 percent for the third quarter of fiscal year 2018, which ended on September 30.
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US-China trade war: How did it all start?

Find out what sparked the ongoing trade dispute between the two countries and how US allies have reacted to tariffs
The United States and China have been involved in a trade dispute for most of 2018. The so-called trade war did not directly affect agriculture until April, when China proposed a 25 percent levy on 106 U.S. product imports worth $50 billion, including many agricultural commodities.
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Chicken and eggs on World Food Day

The poultry industry could be the answer to the search for healthy and accessible food
Benjamín Ruiz analyzes the campaign for the celebration of World Food Day and how poultry could play a fundamental role in this process.
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USTR ag negotiator: Now is time to deal with China

Gregg Doud said longstanding trade issues between the world’s two largest economies should be sorted out now.
The chief agricultural negotiator for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said China should follow the same supply and demand rules that govern international agricultural trade.
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US regulator approves Tyson purchase of Keystone

Other necessary approvals are still pending, says Marfrig Global Foods
Tyson Foods’ pending acquisition of Keystone Foods from Marfrig Global Foods took a step forward, having gained approval from the U.S. antitrust authority, according to a notice to the market published on Marfrig’s website.
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China may lower soy protein content in animal feed

Move would reduce consumption of soybean meal amid US-China trade dispute
The China Feed Industry Association (CFIA) is considering lowering crude protein and soybean meal content in pig and chicken feeds, as the trade dispute between China and the U.S. has reduced supplies and increased soy prices.
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3 poultry technology solutions to harness big data

What kinds of poultry production problems do blockchain and machine learning solve, and can they solve yours? To know the answer, you need to be at Poultry Tech Summit.
Technologies are becoming available to leverage blockchain and machine-learning technologies to detect, predict and manage outcomes in poultry health, production efficiency, product quality and food safety throughout the supply chain.
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Who are the top 10 egg producers of Asia?

Thailand’s CP Group tops list with a flock of 22 million hens
The Poultry International 2018 survey of the world’s top poultry companies has been completed, and that survey shows that the two biggest egg companies in Asia – Charoen Pokphand (CP) Group and Ise Inc., dominate the industry in the continent.
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