Animal Feed

Trouw launches new environmental footprint programmes

Trouw launches new environmental footprint programmes

Trouw Nutrition Ireland is rolling out a number of environmental footprint programmes across the country over the coming months. These...

May 20, 2022

EU Commission authorises 2 genetically modified crops

EU Commission authorises 2 genetically modified crops

The European Commission has today (Thursday, May 19) authorised two genetically modified (GM) crops (one maize and one soya bean)...

May 19, 2022

EU to set up ‘Solidarity Lanes’ for Ukrainian agri exports and imports

EU to set up ‘Solidarity Lanes’ for Ukrainian agri exports and imports

The European Commission has today (Thursday, May 12) as part of the EU’s solidarity response with Ukraine, presented a set of...

May 12, 2022

Enough feed and fertiliser supplies in Ireland for ‘number of months’

Enough feed and fertiliser supplies in Ireland for ‘number of months’

There are sufficient supplies of feed and fertiliser in Ireland to keep the agri-food sector going for “the next number...

March 31, 2022

World’s largest mycotoxin survey finds threats to animal protein remain high

World’s largest mycotoxin survey finds threats to animal protein remain high

Health, nutrition and bioscience company, Royal DSM, recently unveiled the results of its annual mycotoxin survey – the largest such...

March 6, 2022

UK urged to act over EU plans to relax animal protein feed ban

UK urged to act over EU plans to relax animal protein feed ban

A Northern Ireland peer has demanded the UK intervene over changes to EU law that would allow processed animal protein...

July 6, 2021

New targets for animal feed outlined in climate roadmap

New targets for animal feed outlined in climate roadmap

Animal feed will play a key role in helping the Irish agricultural sector to reduce its emissions, according to ‘Ag Climatise’,...

December 9, 2020

Gain ruminant feed products given all clear following testing

Gain ruminant feed products given all clear following testing

The temporary hold which had been placed on a number of Gain ruminant feed products last week has been lifted,...

October 13, 2020

Gain Equine says contaminated molasses source of banned substance

Gain Equine says contaminated molasses source of banned substance

Gain Equine Nutrition has confirmed that an international supplier of the feed ingredient molasses has issued an “urgent action &...

October 11, 2020

Gain places ‘temporary hold’ on some ruminant feed lines

Gain places ‘temporary hold’ on some ruminant feed lines

Gain Animal Nutrition has placed a “temporary hold” on the sale of some bagged ruminant feed product lines as a...

October 8, 2020

Gain resumes equine feed production as investigation continues

Gain resumes equine feed production as investigation continues

Following a weekend of intensive testing and data analysis, Gain Equine Nutrition has resumed equine feed production. In an update...

October 6, 2020

Guidelines for environmental performance of feed additives launched

Guidelines for environmental performance of feed additives launched

The Minister for Agriculture has addressed an international gathering of stakeholders at the launch of the FAO Livestock Environmental Assessment...

September 22, 2020

Dairy feed sales on the rise in first quarter of 2020

Dairy feed sales on the rise in first quarter of 2020

According to the Situation and Outlook report released by Teagasc this week, there was a sizable reduction in the amount...

August 10, 2020

Using flies in food production: The answer for global demands?

Using flies in food production: The answer for global demands?

While there may be a cause out there for humans turning to insects for food, it hasn’t quite compelled Ireland...

July 19, 2020

‘Small businesses can survive difficult times’: Mill celebrates 100 years in business

‘Small businesses can survive difficult times’: Mill celebrates 100 years in business

Farming 100 years ago definitely had its differences compared to now. Yet, while many things have changed, some things have...

July 6, 2020

Seaweed in feed can ‘help agriculture meet sustainability goals’

Seaweed in feed can ‘help agriculture meet sustainability goals’

The application of seaweed in the animal feed sector is now a scientifically recognised pathway to help global agriculture to...

April 21, 2020

Multiple factors see animal feed sales well up in March

Multiple factors see animal feed sales well up in March

Animal feed sales have seen an increase of up to 15 and 20% on last year’s figures in recent weeks,...

April 6, 2020

Agri-businesses note increase in input sales as weather picks up

Agri-businesses note increase in input sales as weather picks up

Agri-businesses, feed mills and agricultural merchants have seen an increase in farmer activity in recent days and weeks, with more...

March 20, 2020