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.
It is becoming increasingly clear that Europe’s meat sector needs to take major steps to move towards the goals on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as set out in the European Green Deal, says an analyst.
Biochar production and use is an emerging opportunity in Ireland that needs to be embraced for its full benefit to be realized in addressing a series of challenges across many of sectors including animal feed, says the Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA).
In what is claimed to be a world-first off-take-agreement, CH4 Global will provide Australian company, Pirie Meats, with an Asparagopsis seaweed supplement for up to 10,000 head of cattle, cutting methane emissions by up to 90%.
Industrial compound feed production in the EU and UK remained stable in 2020 despite the combined effect of the spread of animal diseases including African swine fever (ASF) and Avian influenza (HPAI) along with the disruption brought on by the COVID-19...
Swedish startup, Volta Greentech, which is focused on using seaweed to reduce methane emissions in cattle by up to 80%, has just closed a SEK 17 million (€1.7m) funding round to further expand its pilot production, and to prepare for the setting up of...
DSM has just released a new service, Sustell, developed in collaboration with consultants, Blonk, that it says provides analysis and results of environmental impact assessments, interventions and improvements throughout the animal protein value chain.
Precision feeding in swine, and methane emissions mitigation strategies in ruminants are just two of around 50 research projects occupying the experts based at the ForFarmers Nutrition Innovation Center (NIC).
Mootral, a Swiss-British Agritech firm, is launching the world’s first carbon credits generated from methane emission reductions in cattle, linked to its feed supplement made from garlic extracts - Mootral Ruminant - that it says is proven to lower methane...
Australian company, FutureFeed, published a response on its website, criticizing a recent study by Wageningen University Research (WUR) that explored the risk of transfer of a compound present in the seaweed, Asparagopsis taxiformis, to milk when added...
DSM says a two-year large-scale trial in beef cattle in Alberta, Canada has successfully demonstrated that its feed additive 3-NOP, branded as Bovaer, can be included in commercial feedlot diets to reduce methane emissions by up to 80%, without negative...
Preliminary data from a trial evaluating a Locus Fermentation Solutions’ microbe in cattle at UC Davis showed significant reduction in methane emissions in cows, without sacrificing animal health or performance.
US company, Blue Ocean Barns, says it has developed a feed supplement from the red seaweed, Asparagopsis taxiformis, which, when minimally processed and fed in small amounts to cattle, significantly reduces their methane emissions.
DSM says it is building on its work to date on feed enzymes, on algae derived omega-3 and on methane emissions reduction to lead what it terms a robust and achievable transformation worldwide in sustainable animal protein production.
A group of researchers, including from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the University of Wageningen in the Netherlands, said the livestock chain, including the dairy industry, emits 65 trillion grams of nitrogen into the...
A US study suggests that DSM’s feed additive, 3-NOP, is a promising candidate for reducing enteric methane emissions, while maintaining lactational performance in dairy cows and potentially increasing milk fat yield.