Cattle - dairy

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Methane from cow burps could be lowered by a two-front approach

By Jane Byrne

Combing a cow’s own genetics with strategies that target changes in her rumen flora may be able to reduce methane emissions more effectively than by only selecting for low methane-emitting cows, according to a study from Denmark.

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Politics remains a major driver of oilseeds prices, note analysts

By Jane Byrne

Although the truce between the US and China has not yet translated into US soybean exports fully, it has certainly created more positive undercurrents in the market, now trading near the highest levels since August, reported CRM Agri in its weekly market...

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Bunge CEO to leave

By Jane Byrne

Bunge, one of the top four agriculture-trading houses, today announced that its CEO, Soren Schroder, will step down.

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Reports from EuroTier 2018

French firm looks to plant stimulation to develop phytobiotic substances

By Jane Byrne

Products containing biotic substances from plants – phytoalexins – that reportedly show beneficial properties for animals, and novel encapsulation technologies to protect those active substances are ID4FEED’s unique selling propositions (USPs), says the...

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Neovia acquires Colombian premix player

By Jane Byrne

French company, Neovia, said a newly acquired asset allows the company to strengthen its positions on the global premix market and gain a significant market position in Latin America's fourth-largest economy.