Professor Matt Bell, director of agriculture at Hartpury University, one of the UK's leading specialist education providers in agriculture, has created a ‘breeding index’ to select dairy cows based on traits key to enhancing the sustainability of...
MicroHarvest has been selected as a winner in the 2023 BloombergNEF (BNEF) Pioneers awards, which recognize early-stage companies working to introduce technologies and products that can push the world to a net-zero global economy.
Environmental advocacy group, Mighty Earth, is calling for a full investigation into ‘green bonds’ issued by meat giant, JBS. It has lodged a complaint with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against the Brazilian company.
Last week saw US senator, Tammy Baldwin, lead a bipartisan group of colleagues in a letter to the US FDA encouraging the agency to review the role that feed additives play in achieving the Biden Administration’s goal of halving economy-wide GHGs by 2030...
As climate talks conclude in Sharm El Sheikh, for the first time ever a deal has been reached that will see agriculture integrated into the UN’s climate action body. The result of lengthy talks and a significant process of negotiation, does the so-called...
The Irish government has set a target of 25% lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for its agriculture sector by 2030, but farmers say there are no financial incentives to help them achieve such a reduction.
A collaboration between biotech company Volta Greentech, supermarket chain Coop and food company Protos saw the world’s first methane-reduced beef hit the shelves in Sweden. How did it perform? FoodNavigator asks Fredrik Åkerman, CEO Volta Greentech.
Canada’s Pond Technologies has entered into a research agreement with AB Agri business, Livalta, and other parties, to find strains of algae that could help reduce enteric methane emissions from cattle when included in feed.
One of Australia’s largest cattle producers, the North Australian Pastoral Company (NAPCo), has signed a collaboration and supply agreement with DSM, which will see the Dutch company’s feed additive, Bovaer, used through the NAPCo supply chain.
Dutch-based startup Connecterra and Fonterra, which is owned by 8.800 New Zealand dairy farmers, are teaming up to expand access to artificial intelligence (AI) technology for farms across New Zealand in 2022.
JBS, one of the world’s largest food companies, has signed a deal with DSM to implement a development program based on the Dutch group’s feed additive, Bovaer, with the goal of reducing enteric methane emissions from beef cattle.
Agrifirm has been busy globally and domestically in recent weeks, tapping into the major e-commerce trend in China, expanding in Brazil and investigating ways to reduce methane emissions in a new research partnership in the Netherlands.