All news articles for July 2018

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Special edition: lowering feed's carbon footprint

Feed goes green

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

In recent months, several companies have been highlighting efforts to reduce the carbon footprint generated by their feed production, while others have talked about ways to reduce the methane produced by cows.

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Dairy cow feed at heart of lawsuit against Kerrygold

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

A California resident is suing Kerrygold and its parent corporation alleging misrepresentation of the feed used for the cows that provided milk to make the company’s dairy products.

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What should the future Chinese livestock farming model look like?

By Jane Byrne

China’s livestock industry has experienced a vast transition during the last three decades, with profound effects on domestic and global food provision, resource use, nitrogen and phosphorus losses, and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, finds a new study.

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Novel tilapia production and feeding system in Brazil

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The Brazilian aquaculture technology firm, Fisher Piscicultura, has been developing a round, floating production tank to feed and raise tilapia in an effort to reduce feed costs and mortality rates in tilapia production, says executive.

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Chinese buyers meet with US sorghum growers

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

US sorghum producers are considering an ongoing visit from Chinese users of the feed grain a chance to improve relationships and address questions that may be dampening trade, says executive director.

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EU feed additive assessment round-up

By Jane Byrne

July saw a plethora of feed additive reviews published by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). We provide a quick recap.

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Special Edition: Lowering feed's carbon footprint

US: Alt feed crop production to boost water, soil quality

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Feed crop researchers at the University of Minnesota are seeking to improve producer economic returns and soil and water quality with newly developed feed, food grains and oilseeds, says expert.