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Apple waste could have beneifts for chicken gut health

By Jane Byrne

Juice, pulp, and other waste from Empire apples, when injected into broiler chicken eggs before hatching, show signs of boosting the animal’s intestinal health, according to a paper from Cornell University.

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Climate-smart ag projects get millions in funding from USDA

By Jane Byrne

The Biden-Harris administration, though the USDA, is investing up to US$2.8bn in 70 projects that address poultry, ruminant, and pork feed innovation along with methane emissions reduction in dairy production, among a raft of other targets.

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Zinc oxide ban: Chr. Hansen focuses on intestinal health

By Lynda Searby

As part of its ongoing exploration of the connection between sow and piglet health, Chr. Hansen has shown that administering probiotics to lactating sows positively impacts piglet gut microbiota and performance.

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EIT Food reveals new cohort of impactful agrifood startups

By Jane Byrne

EIT Food has announced the latest group of companies to join its Food Accelerator Network (FAN) – a total of 61 agrifood startups have been selected to receive support and investment opportunities to grow and scale.

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Dispatches from IFTC, VICTAM International 2022

Norwegian protein production out of air and water

By Jane Byrne

Norway based single cell protein (SCP) producer, Gas2Feed (G2F), is gearing up for industrial scale production with its goal to establish a commercial plant in 2026.

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