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Could oil derived from chilli peppers get cows to burp out less methane? Image: Getty/travenian

Can botanicals improve milk production in dairy cows?

By Teodora Lyubomirova

Researchers from the Penn State University experimented with supplementing dairy cows two types of botanicals and measured the effects on lactational performance, methane emissions and nutrient utilization.

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Five startups that captured our attention in 2023

By Jane Byrne

In 2023, the startup ecosystem faced persistent challenges due to economic uncertainties, anticipated interest rate increases, and the lingering effects of previous bank failures, as reported by EY.

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Bunge reveals value of CJ Selecta acquisition

By Jane Byrne

Bunge disclosed the value of the CJ Selecta deal during its call with analysts following the company’s Q3 2023 earnings release last week. It is paying out around US$600m to acquire the Brazilian manufacturer and exporter of soy protein concentrate (SPC).