Nofima, in the hunt for new and sustainable fish feed proteins, has been testing the technical quality of tunicate meal, along with its nutritional constraints, since both determine possible inclusion levels in fish feed.
There is enough soybean meal of all qualities in Europe until the next harvest and sowing in the EU will be 10-15% above last year, said Donau Soja, an organization that promotes sustainable soy production in Europe.
Through its SeaFurther program, Cargill’s aqua nutrition business has identified ‘hot spots’ where salmon and trout companies can immediately improve their operations, to help reduce carbon emissions, one being feed formulation.
Canada’s Pond Technologies has entered into a research agreement with AB Agri business, Livalta, and other parties, to find strains of algae that could help reduce enteric methane emissions from cattle when included in feed.
Northern Ireland headquartered firm, Devenish, has partnered with speciality chemicals company, Perstorp, to launch a new moisture management technology designed to help animal feed mills to improve milling efficiency.
Global Feed LCA Institute (GFLI) membership can facilitate transparency and a more rapid transformation to sustainable feed supply chains, says marine ingredients organisation, the IFFO, as it signs up.
In what has been a mixed day for markets, weather forecasts for large parts of US winter wheat are now once again showing little beneficial rainfall over the next week and uncertainty remains around crop conditions, say UK-based agri-commodity specialists.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is disrupting supplies of grains and fertiliser to Europe, sparking fears over food security. It has also ignited a debate over the role that animal agriculture plays in the bloc’s food system.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has led to volatility in several sectors of the global economy. For India and the region, trade is being disrupted in the grains, oilseeds, fertilizer, and energy sectors, among others.
Arbiom has received a grant of €12m (US$13.2m) from the France Relance investment program. The French-US company is focused on the production of proteins for feed and food applications, based on the use of agricultural and wood residues.
Global crude oil values have rallied sharply as the conflict in Ukraine continues to escalate and markets price in risk premium, with growing uncertainty in global markets, finds CRM Agri in its latest outlook.
Bühler says innovative services it introduced in 2021 in relation to pelleting and moisture control for feed millers reduces the energy consumption of the feed pelleting process and lowers the C02 footprint of feed plants by 4%.