R&D

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Research center focuses on improving cattle forage

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Improved understanding of how a tropical forage grass passes its traits may allow for faster varietal development work and provide improved feeds for cattle producers, say CIAT researchers.

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Researchers testing feed premix effectiveness in sea lice control

By Jane Byrne

A new £300K (US$373.5K) study involving researchers from the Institute of Aquaculture (IoA) at the University of Stirling, Scotland and a UK animal feed manufacturer is aiming to explore how certain feed ingredients can reduce infections in farmed fish.

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University of Illinois feed mill project sees ADM, AGCO support

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Work to build a new feed technology center at the University of Illinois is seeing in-state support from Illinois-based ADM and AGCO, which provided $2.5m in funding and 200,000 bushels of grain storage, respectively.