A short-term delay in the provision of feed increased piglets’ body weight three weeks after weaning, while an effect on feed intake was visible during the five-week post-weaning period, found a new paper.
The Minnesota-based agro-giant, Cargill, announced last week that it was establishing a facility at the University of Illinois’ research park to provide students a place to evaluate and address feed and grain industry challenges.
The University of Idaho is raising $45m to build the largest research dairy in the US and establish a collection of facilities focused on research, dairy production, public outreach and food processing.
New technology developed to store, and transport black soldier fly larvae seeks to address producer challenges and help specialize and simplify the production process to increase small and mid-size facilities, says developer.
Swine precision feeding systems may need new methionine to lysine ratios, however, the individualized system may allow for swine production with lower protein feeds while supporting gain, researchers say.
Nutrition has an important role to play in reducing antibiotic use on UK farms – but it’s not all about innovation and ‘silver bullet’ ingredients, says the Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture (RUMA) alliance.