The Greener Cattle Initiative (GCI), a consortium investing in research mitigating enteric methane, and backed by FFAR, recently awarded a grant to develop actionable options that reduce enteric methane emissions from cattle.
Symbrosia, a Hawaiʻi-based startup that uses a seaweed-based feed additive to reduce livestock methane emissions, has started a pilot with Organic Valley, an independent cooperative of organic farmers based in La Farge, Wisconsin.
Feeding rumen-protected Capsicum oleoresin (CAP), a plant extract derived from chili pepper plants, during the transition period and early lactation can increase fat-corrected milk yield and improve milk fat and feed efficiency of dairy cows, finds a...
This year, China is poised to become the world's third-largest producer of cow milk. Despite its high global ranking in milk production, the country remains the largest dairy importer due to its large population, which continues to grow its per capita...
Mootral reports that 3,000 of its CowCredits have been purchased by well-known UK businesses, including a household brand in financial services, driving much-needed capital into sustainable agriculture.
Farmers, processors and industry bodies have been consulted on proposals that could see Ireland’s dairy herd reduced by as many as 65,000 cows per year to help the EU country meet its ag emissions obligations.
The UK’s Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) have announced £9m (US$11.43m) funding for phase two of the endemic livestock disease initiative.
Canadian scientists have been working on a project to boost the protein content of canola and reduce the fiber and anti-nutritional compounds within the plant, with the goal of boosting the value of the crop and expanding the use of canola meal in livestock,...
The Irish government needs to urgently consider opportunities for the roll out of feed additives that reduce methane emissions from cattle, according to a report from Ireland’s Climate Change Advisory Council.
Companies have one week remaining to disclose their progress towards deforestation-and conversion-free (DCF) supply chains through the CDP forests questionnaire, as called upon by the Accountability Framework initiative (AFi) Coalition.
Understanding detection options is critical for feed producers and farmers to protect feed against trypsin inhibitor exposure – an unintended consequence of using alternative soybean ingredients, says Canadian company, CBS Bio Platforms.
To address the climate crisis, a paradigm shift in the global livestock sector is not an option—it is a necessity. But in a new study, agrifood and biodiversity experts ask how and where this transformation should occur.
Chemicals and ingredients distribution company, Brenntag, has announced a partnership with the Netherlands headquartered Avebe, a farmer cooperative producing potato starch and potato protein for food, animal nutrition and other applications.
A new study, conducted by Decision Innovation Solutions (DIS), on behalf of the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), estimates that this year the US animal food industry, including indirect and induced effects, will generate $267.1bn in sales.
A study suggests that fermented rapeseed cake could reduce enteric methane production by decreasing archaeal abundances without adversely affecting milk output and ruminal fermentation in lactating cows.
There has been growing awareness in the past two years about the need to cut methane emissions from all sources; COP26 in Glasgow helped spur on that greater level of responsiveness, when over 110 countries signed onto the Global Methane Pledge, says...
Missouri, US headquartered Novus said its 'intelligent nutrition' rebranding exercise is about reflecting the 32-year-old feed additive company’s promise to deliver more to its customers using advanced technology and leveraging global scientific...
Dutch dairy cooperative, FrieslandCampina, and snack giant, Mondelēz International, have signed a four-year agreement aimed at reducing the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of milk supplied by dairy farmers by around 14% in 2025 compared to 2019.