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Feed industry to expect low grain output this year

It is going to be another tough year for feedmillers with the forecasts for low output of both oilseed and coarse grains in 2021/22. According...

USDA revises soybean balance estimates

USDA released its November World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, revising soybean balance for 2021/2022. World ending stocks of soybean were revised down by...

Lower corn output in Thailand, makes alternatives attractive

Thailand expects to produce 5.3mt of corn in MY2021/22, down from the previous forecastof5.5mt, according to a USDA report.  Less attractive corn prices will encourage...

Philippine chicken imports decline in January-June period

Philippine chicken imports fell 9% in the first half of 2021. From January-June, imports reached 185,545 tons, compared to 204,290 the year before. A report...

Thailand to import more corn as Myanmar border opens

Thailand’s corn imports in MY2020/21 has been revised up to 1.4mt due to higher-than-expected imports from Myanmar, according to a USDA report. Myanmar’s corn supplies...

Malaysian feedmillers move to DDGS and wheat as corn too costly

A USDA Gains report for Malaysia 2020/21 estimates lower corn use for poultry feed as demand continues to contacts as a result of the...

USDA expects China pork production to rise 14% in 2021

Pork production in China will grow by 14% this year but will remain below pre-ASF levels, the USDA Foreign Service in Beijing forecast. This...

USDA announces new vaccine candidate for ASF

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that it has a ‘promising new vaccine’ candidate for the virus, bringing hope to producers battling...

USDA says it has promising new vaccine for ASF

The USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) says it has a ‘promising vaccine candidate’ for ASF. ARS, Administrator Chavonda Jacobs-Young said in a broadcast that...

Demand for processed meats to boost Philippine chicken consumption

Philippine chicken consumption is forecast to rise by 6.9% to 1.78 mt in 2021, the USDA said. Fueling the growth is the higher demand...

No recovery for Philippine pork production in 2021

The country’s ongoing battle with ASF means its pork production is unlikely to recover in 2021, the USDA said. In its latest update, the...

No 2021 rebound for Philippine pork industry – USDA

Philippine pork production is projected to hit 1 mt this year, the USDA said in its latest Pork and Poultry Update on the country....

India ends year with higher domestic wheat stocks

The USDA in its latest GAIN report has raised wheat ending stocks in India for MY 2019/20 to 24.7 mt, with the release of...

Indonesia’s copra meal exports down in 2019/2020

The USDA has reported that Indonesian copra meal exports decreased to 186,000 tons in 2019/2020 on weakened demand from the feed industry. Exports are...

Indian soybean supply to be tight in 2020/21

The USDA expects Indian soybean production to remain at 10 mt, despite a higher acreage this year. In 2020/21, an extra 1 million hectares...

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