Through its SeaFurther program, Cargill’s aqua nutrition business has identified ‘hot spots’ where salmon and trout companies can immediately improve their operations, to help reduce carbon emissions, one being feed formulation.
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.
US agribusiness giant, ADM, expects lower crop supplies for the next 18 months and beyond arising from the weak Canadian canola crop, the cut in South American soy and grain output, and Black Sea conflict related disruptions.
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.
Global Feed LCA Institute (GFLI) membership can facilitate transparency and a more rapid transformation to sustainable feed supply chains, says marine ingredients organisation, the IFFO, as it signs up.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is disrupting supplies of grains and fertiliser to Europe, sparking fears over food security. It has also ignited a debate over the role that animal agriculture plays in the bloc’s food system.
Arbiom has received a grant of €12m (US$13.2m) from the France Relance investment program. The French-US company is focused on the production of proteins for feed and food applications, based on the use of agricultural and wood residues.
Bühler says innovative services it introduced in 2021 in relation to pelleting and moisture control for feed millers reduces the energy consumption of the feed pelleting process and lowers the C02 footprint of feed plants by 4%.
Skretting ARC has been renamed and restructured into a multi-functional unit incorporating the global marketing, sustainability, and digital teams, along with its experts involved in basic and applied research.
Commodity trader, Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC), has committed to eliminate deforestation and conversion of native vegetation of high conservation value for agricultural purposes from all its supply chains by December 2025.
Impact investors including European Circular Bioeconomy Fund (ECBF), BNP Paribas, the Prince Albert II Foundation and The Good Investors have participated in a funding initiative for Protix valued at €50m (US$57.1m)
A three-year, US$2.5m Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) engineering-scale project is aimed at showing that producing algae for feed use can be cost-effective and has added environmental benefits.