Monthly Archives: March 2021

Global feed output rises 1% in 2020 | 2021-03-08 | World Grain

Led by growth in China and Latin America, global feed production increased by 1% in 2020, to 1.187 billion tonnes, according to the annual Alltech Global Feed Survey released on Jan. 26. It reversed last year’s decline of 1%, the only time in the 10 years of the survey in which global production has decreased. China saw 5% growth in feed output and reclaimed its position as the top feed-producing country in 2020 at 240 million tonnes, according to the survey. “In the face of . . .

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China increases grain purchase prices | 2021-03-08 | World Grain

BEIJING, CHINA — In a move to circumvent rising grain prices, China plans to increase its minimum purchase price for wheat and rice and expand corn planting area this year, Reuters reported. It is part of the state economic planning agency strategy after food security concerns were raised due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Ensuring that our people have enough food remains a top priority for our government,” said Premier Li Keqiang in his 2021work report. “We are resolved to ensure food security for our 1.4 . . .

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