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Foothold in the Feed Bin
Tue Jul 15, 2014 06:03 PM CDT

It's no secret domestic and international livestock and poultry feeders usually prefer U.S. soybean meal for its consistency and composition. But that doesn't mean U.S. market share is safe. In fact, with upgrades in technology that allow nutritionists to fine-tune rations, the U.S. soybean industry may need to pay closer attention to meal content to keep its foot in the feed bin.

"We would prefer to continue to do business with our U.S. farmers. We are a U.S. company, and we have been able to grow by working closely with U.S. farmers," ...

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