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INFO Source Newsletter June 2020
June 2020
keyboard_arrow_right Soybean Meal: World Supply and Demand
keyboard_arrow_right History of Soybean Meal Use
keyboard_arrow_right Soybean Meal Utilization
keyboard_arrow_right Feeding Value of Organic Soybean Meal
keyboard_arrow_right Phytase and Protease Improvement of Amino Acid Digestibility
keyboard_arrow_right Energy Values for Soybean Meal
News Articles
Toward standardized amino acid matrices for exogenous phytase and protease in corn–soybean meal–based diets for broilers
A total of 468 male Ross 308 broilers were used in a digestibility study to determine the additivity of apparent or standardized amino acid (AA) digestibility values for corn, soybean meal (SBM), or a mixture...
Energy Values for Soybean Meal
Australian researchers determined the energy values for three feed ingredients for laying hens.     Most available tabulated data for energy are from experiments using adult cockerels or growing broilers.  This research study determined the energy values...
Feeding Value of Organic Soybean Meal
Research to determine the digestibility of amino acids in samples of regular and organic corn and soybean meal was reported in the Canadian Journal of Animal Science.  The experiment involved a total of 560, 14...
Soybean Meal Utilization
One of the side benefits from the isolation from the Corona virus was time to clean files and review past publications.  I reviewed a paper written 35 years ago that summarized soybean meal use in...
History of Soybean Meal Use
A paper summarizing the growth of the feed industries use of soybean meal during the past 100 years was published by Feedstuffs.   The authors pointed out that soybeans were first introduced in the U.S. in...
Soybean Meal: World Supply and Demand
The Foreign Agricultural Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture has updated their soybean meal consumption and production values for the individual countries.  The following table provides current values for soybean meal production, imports, exports...
U.S. 2018 Soybean Crop Statistics
What a Year!!!  U.S. Department of Agriculture is reporting U.S. 2019/20 soybean production to be 3.550 billion bushels which is 878 million bushes smaller than last year’s crop.  Challenging spring weather, delayed planting and a...
Soybean Meal Demand Assessment 2007-2017
The United States Soybean Meal Demand Assessment 2007-2017 completed by Decision Innovation Solutions is now available. The purpose of this research has been to analyze the competitive environment for protein sources in animal diets. The analysis...
Effect of Excessive Heat on Soybean Meal Quality
Collaborative research conducted at the University of Illinois and with a commercial company in Germany studied the effects of excessive heat on digestible energy (DE) and metabolizable (ME) and standardized ileal digestibility (SID) of amino...