Trace mineral differentiation

AFMAApr14

Nutritionists are well informed of the critical role trace minerals play in maintaining animal immune function, oxidative, nutrition and energy metabolism, reproductive function and overall performance. Traditionally mineral sources in sulphate, oxide and carbonate forms were supplemented to diets due to these minerals being relatively inexpensive. As research revealed their limited bio-availability and added risk…

Danisco Animal Nutrition

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Unique solutions to ‘profit, performance and planet’ animal production challenges For several decades, we’ve helped animal producers resolve “profit, performance and planet” challenges and maximize the return on their feed investment through the delivery of optimized feed enzyme, betaine and probiotic technologies. Our uniqueness centres on our ability to deliver value-driven healthy nutrition based on…

Agrivision: DuPont calls for sustainable local solutions

Agrivision June2013

As the AgriVision 2013 Conference comes to a close today, DuPont Pioneer President Paul E. Schicker spoke with food industry leaders about the urgent need for sustainable solutions to reduce world hunger. “The agriculture, food and nutrition chain is incredibly complex. As such, science needs to be localised in order to deliver efficient sustainable solutions…

AgriVision 2013 interview: Paul Schickler, President, DuPont Pioneer

FeedInfo 19June2013

19 June 2013 – Science has a crucial role to play in ensuring food production can meet the needs of a growing world population, but it must be customised to suit the environment, the regulations and the knowledge of farmers locally, if it is to deliver efficient solutions. “Every challenge, every problem, every country and…

All about feed

AgriVision MAY2013 2

AgriVision 2013: Time to resourcify The seventh AgriVision animal nutrition conference will take place from Tuesday 18th to Thursday 20th June in Noordwijk aan Zee in the Netherlands. The conference will examine the options for feeding nine billion people in 2050; through improved productivity, new technologies and, most importantly, by addressing the everincreasing demand for…

Dietary organic trace minerals: Making informed decisions

AFMA Sept 12

INTRODUCTION In the current economic environment most commercial producers of animal protein find themselves in a margin squeeze between high input costs and relatively low corresponding product realisation. Feed costs are by far the highest single contributor to input costs in livestock systems. This has been magnified by recent increases in raw material costs, which…