A new report recommends the introduction of E10, petrol containing up to 10% ethanol, in Ireland’s fuel mix. The study also discusses the potential for domestic production of ethanol and DDGS, the feed co-product.
Substituting brewer’s spent grains for corn may provide cattle producers a less expensive feed ingredient that supports production and maintains meat stability and quality in storage, say researchers in Brazil.
New Zealand's interim Climate Change Committee has released advice to the government there on how to reduce agriculture's methane and nitrous oxide emissions; it recommends a farm-level levy/rebate scheme to motivate and reward actions.
The European Commission has asked the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) to assess the Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) risk from allowing collagen and gelatine derived from ruminants to be fed to non-ruminant farmed animals in the EU.
Increased cattle production in Brazil may raise the risk of deforestation to meet feed needs; however, increasing industry transparency and cattle tracking could alleviate some of that risk, says analyst.