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Will there be enough feed in the future?

The increasing world population and the growing market of bio fuels (ethanol and biodiesel) will put a tremendous demand on crop production. Maize and edible oils will be particularly affected. According to Robert Swick these developments will result in a greater supply of lower energy and higher protein ingredients for animal diets. Furthermore, the price of energy in feed formulations is expected to rise substantially in the coming years.

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Feed Mix Vol 14 nr 5

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