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Special Edition: Aquaculture Feed Innovation

Danish insect production kick-started

By Jane Byrne

Danish company, ENORM, has been awarded a grant from the government to establish the country’s first industrial insect production site, based on the Black Soldier Fly (BSF) .

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Reports from EuroTier 2018

French firm looks to plant stimulation to develop phytobiotic substances

By Jane Byrne

Products containing biotic substances from plants – phytoalexins – that reportedly show beneficial properties for animals, and novel encapsulation technologies to protect those active substances are ID4FEED’s unique selling propositions (USPs), says the...

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Reports from EuroTier 2018

Proper feeding of calves … it begins with the cow

By Jane Byrne

Cow nutrition, especially in the dry period, in the last three months, seems to be of high importance for the ability of the calf to deal with pathogens, to respond properly to vaccines and to deal with feed ingredients, said Dr Hans-Joachim Schuberth...

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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...