Unfavorable weather for crops in key growing regions is expected to curtail global total grains production in 2018/19 to a three-year low, reported the UK based International Grains Council (IGC) in its latest grains market outlook.
A study indicates Chinese dairy farms using feed that consumes less water to produce or using feed imported from a country where its water consumption is lower could reduce the consumptive water use for milk production by up to 22%.
Defra in the UK has published a new guide setting out the steps farmers, advisors and contractors can take to reduce ammonia emissions and help improve air quality, one way being modification of livestock diet and housing.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled on the so-called new plant breeding techniques (NPBTs). It said crops obtained by mutagenesis are GMOs as the techniques and methods of mutagenesis alter the genetic material of a plant in a way that does...