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Reports from EuroTier 2018

Cargill and Cainthus moving to next phase in digital technology deployment

By Jane Byrne

Cargill, which has a strategic partnership with Irish technology start-up, Cainthus, to bring its groundbreaking AI technology to dairy farms across the world, said it would be accelerating the commercial deployment of the visual tracking system from...

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Push on for sorghum use in food and feed in Europe, Russia and Ukraine

By Jane Byrne

The second International Sorghum Congress took place on 7-8 November 2018 in Milan, Italy. The event looked at how sorghum could compete with other cereals both in terms of profitability for farmers and economic and nutritional interest for users in both...

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Dispatches from the Cornell Nutritional Conference

Nutrition 2.0 could bring dietary changes for dairy cows

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Almost all classes of nutrients can act like hormones, and some feed additives may need to be reconsidered in terms of their role in signaling, says researcher.

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Dispatches from World Nutrition Forum in Cape Town

MyToolBox: Have mycotoxins finally met their match?

By Jane Byrne

A massive reduction in the mycotoxin load in DDGS, sensor led indication of toxin contamination of grains in silos as well as greatly enhanced biocontrol of aflatoxin development in the field – EU Horizon 2020 project, MyToolBox, has had a number of wins...

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Dispatches from World Nutrition Forum in Cape Town

'Will Africa produce the food or will feeding Africa become a global challenge?'

By Jane Byrne

Africa will be home to 25% of the global population in 2050, and the demand for animal-sourced food is projected to be extraordinarily high on that continent in the coming decades, but production will be challenged to keep pace with consumption, says...

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Dispatches from World Nutrition Forum in Cape Town

‘Taxing meat is wrong, dangerously wrong’

By Jane Byrne

Policymakers globally have been weighing up the benefits of taxing meat, much in the same way as sugar, carbon emissions and tobacco. However, a Zurich based scientist and entrepreneur believes such a levy on meat would be disastrous.