Summit covers current understanding of phytate in feed

International summit highlights value chain of phytate destruction and role it plays in precision livestock nutrition.

At the opening of the third International Phytate Summit (IPS3) Nov. 8 in Florida, nutrition experts from 22 countries around the world discussed the latest research on phytate and its multi-factorial effects on animal production.

With phytate estimated to cost as much as $2 billion per year in lost performance, strategies to limit its anti-nutritive effect in feed are a high priority.

At IPS3, delegates gathered to hear academics and industry leaders present research into t

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