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How to achieve 30% cut in methane emissions from cows by 2030

By Jane Byrne

Achieving a 30% reduction in methane emissions in cattle by 2030 will require a multi-faceted approach, combining actions to improve feed quality and manure management with financial instruments to support farmers in their transition.

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Green Plains boosts high protein ingredient production capacity

By Jane Byrne

Green Plains and joint venture partner, Tharaldson Ethanol, report that the world’s largest MSC system, located at Tharaldson's 175 million-gallon biorefinery in Casselton, North Dakota, is now producing and shipping on-spec products.

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Regen ag: Undefined and unable to feed the planet?

By Oliver Morrison

Yes, its broad principles offer a promising path towards sustainable nutrition and food security for the future. But without a standard definition regen ag risks becoming a soon-disregarded fad, it has been warned.

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Benson Hill recevies preliminary buyout offer

By Jane Byrne

Benson Hill, Inc. has received a preliminary, non-binding offer from Argonautic Ventures Master SPC and other co-investors [the investor group] to buy all the company’s remaining shares that they don't already own for $0.2236 per share in cash.

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White House urges delay of EUDR

By Jane Byrne

The Biden administration has urged the EU to delay the implementation of the EU Deforestation Regulation (EUDR) until its "substantial challenges" are addressed.

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Extrusion enhances amino acid digestibility in grain-free pet food

By Jane Byrne

A study examining the effects of single and twin thermal screw extrusion on the protein quality of grain-free pet foods including animal- or plant-based protein ingredients found that amino acid digestibility increases after extrusion compared to raw...

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ADM expands feed product recall

By Jane Byrne

ADM Animal Nutrition, a division of ADM, has announced an expansion of the recall initially issued in March and April this year.

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US soybean crush declines as biofuel demand slows

By Jane Byrne

The US National Oilseed Processors Association (NOPA) reported a significant dip in domestic soybean crush in April, attributed to rising soybean prices and slowing biofuel demand.

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Sustainable aquaculture: Mowi, BioMar and policy shapers on solutions

By Jane Byrne

The opening session of the Blue Food Innovation event in London last week centered around the need for sustainable aquaculture innovation to address climate change, responsible feed sourcing and measuring, the social licence to operate, and consumer awareness....