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VIDEO: Matrix-MF FTIR Process Ready Spectrometer

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VIDEO: Live Demo of Bruker’s Award Winning Matrix-F FT-NIR Spectrometer

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VIDEO: Next Generation Handheld Raman Spectrometer for Material Verification and Identification

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VIDEO: Watch the live Demo of Bruker’s FT-NIR Multi Purpose Analyzer

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Bruker is Exhibiting at the Following 2017 Trade Shows in the Feed & Grain Industry:

AACC International
October 8-11
San Diego, CA

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Report: US led in milk production growth in Sept.

US milk production still on the rise, while rest of the world slows

By Mary Ellen Shoup, 28-Oct-2016cow

US milk production is still on the rise, according to a September inventory report by the National Agricultural Statistics Service, which indicated a 2.1% increase compared to 2015 reaching a total of 16.7bn lbs of milk.

Continue reading here: http://www.dairyreporter.com/Trends/Pricing-Pressures/US-milk-production-still-on-the-rise-while-rest-of-the-world-slows

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Article: Land O’Lakes Acquires Biotechnology Seed Company

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Aug. 2, 2016 – by Eric Schroeder

ARDEN HILLS, MINN. — Land O’Lakes, Inc., a member-owned cooperative with operations that span the spectrum from farm production to consumer foods, has completed the acquisition of Ceres, Inc., Thousand Oaks, Calif. Ceres is an agricultural biotechnology company that develops and markets seeds and traits to produce crops for animal feed, sugar and other markets.

Land O’Lakes, through its Roman Merger Sub, Inc. subsidiary, acquired all of the outstanding capital stock of Ceres in a transaction valued at approximately $17.2 million. The deal first was announced in mid-June.

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Article: Animal feed industry acquisitions are booming

Written July 27, 2016 by Ann Reus

2016 started out busy with acquisitions in animal feed, nutrition and related industries, with five deals announced in January alone. So far this year, WATT Global Media has reported on 22 acquisitions in the sector.
The acquiring companies range from large feed producers such as agricultural cooperative ForFarmers to vendors such as testing kit supplier Neogen.

ForFarmers is the largest company in WATT’s Top Feed Companies database to complete an acquisition this year. In July, ForFarmers announced it would acquire VleutenSteijnVoeders B.V., a Netherlands-based swine feed company.

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Article: New OSHA rules could challenge animal feed industry

Written: May 18, 2016 on WATTAgNet.com

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has published in the Federal Register a new reporting rule for employers that could pose challenges for the animal feed industry.

The regulation, which is effective August 20, 2016 — with phased-in data submissions starting in 2017 — would require employers for the first time to electronically report to OSHA their injury and illness records. In the past, injury and illness records were only accessible to OSHA during inspections.

Under the new provisions, OSHA plans to take that information and post it on the internet for public access and review. This represents a major and historic shift in how employer records are handled and how a company may be put in the spotlight as unsafe if your injury and illness records are taken out of context and mischaracterized.

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