The livestock sector is under particular pressure to assess, improve and communicate on its environmental performance, while coping with the increasing demand for animal protein. Certain feed additives are being evaluated for their potential to improve the ecological profile of pig, poultry and cattle rearing. And precision livestock feeding -making the most of finite resources– is another key sustainability trend.
New protocols aim to reform shrimp aquaculture, address feed ingredient use, says consultant.
An ongoing international aquaculture feed competition is supporting new ideas for feed formulation and may help improve the long term sustainability of the aquaculture industry, says a US participant.
A new funding round offers support to alternative fish feed protein development and commercialization efforts, says KnipBio CEO.
Alltech’s algae-based DHA supplements for terrestrial production animals see approval for use in Canada.
A five-year EU project has concluded European farmed fish species will still hit nutrition and growth targets with only minimal levels of fishmeal and fish oil in diets based on...
New research prompted the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to revise its previous assessments on zinc oxide risk.
The integration of EWOS, antimicrobial resistance, and talent development: Cargill feed executive looks back and forward
A US grain commodity analyst sees what is in store, and US feed trade groups weigh up what is likely to unfold in terms of regulatory changes, and interactions with...
Eight CEOs of the leading seafood companies globally, in both wild capture and aquaculture, along with fish feed players have signed a major ocean sustainability pledge.
Eight competitors have been selected to move forward in a fish feed challenge aimed at reducing dependence on fish meal and fish oil in aquaculture.
Cargill’s corn oil production site in Memphis, Tennessee will be the location of the first commercial scale facility for manufacture of Calysta’s gas to feed protein, FeedKind.
Researchers are looking to generate protein for animal feed from biogas production sited on pig farms, reducing dependency on imported proteins like soy.
At EuroTier 2016, we hear about innovation at fish feed producer, Coppens, five months after global nutrition company, Alltech, acquired it.
Cows with reduced maintenance needs and better energy efficiency may eventually lead to less feed use in the dairy industry, says researcher.
Soil and water management top mitigation plans for US farmers to address climate change risk, says expert.
ForFarmers reported the pressure on the Dutch dairy sector to meet phosphate emission levels could see a significant reduction in herd sizes next year, but such a development is expected...
Up to 10% of fishmeal can be replaced in a high plant protein diet and still support turbot growth, say researchers.
A warmer and wetter atmosphere means more, and potentially localized, extreme weather events causing feed crop producers to want more data to be increasingly responsive, says expert.
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Torula yeast may support farmed shrimp growth and survival when replacing portions of fishmeal in the diet, say researchers.
Cargill says it is developing omega-3 fatty acids from canola plants to realize a sustainable form of DHA and EPA and reduce reliance on fishmeal and fish oil.
Wisconsin based Midwestern BioAg has generated $21.3 in a capital round from non-agricultural investors.
More feed and crop research is needed to improve the total productivity and sustainability of animal agriculture in the face of future challenges, said experts.
Livestock producers in Arizona are the target of a ‘trash to treasure’ palm-based feed as Palm Silage sets up production facilities in the state.
Feed manufacturers in the Netherlands will have to cover their domestic palm oil footprint individually from next year.