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Daily market commentary: EU

04/02/16 -- EU grains closed mixed, but mostly lower. London wheat got a bit of support from a weaker sterling. At the finish, fron...

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04/02/16 -- Soycomplex: Beans closed with small losses. Weekly export sales came in at net reductions of 43,600 MT for 2015/16 - a ...

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Latest articles

Correct starch choice critical to cow performance this winter

First published: 22 Jan 16

Failing to correctly match starch feeds to forage quality this winter risks triggering acidosis, cutting milk from forage and reducing income over feed costs.

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Feed efficiency gains translate into greater milk value

First published: 05 Jan 16

The latest research shows that feeding a slow-release rumen conditioner in addition to a live yeast can improve feed efficiency even more than using the yeast alone.

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Dairy feed update* - Dec 2015

First published: 04 Dec 15

Protein markets near to June lows, but dairy producers more focused on energy to balance winter forages and opportunities to increase use of low-cost cereal starch.

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Poorly balanced beef rations damaging performance and margins

First published: 20 Nov 15

Maximising milk from forage by balancing rations to best support rumen function is the key to both lower feed costs per litre and higher margins this winter.

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