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...
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.
The UK Former Foodstuff Processors Association (UKFFPA) and UK feed industry representatives, the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) have released the first verified carbon footprint scores for former food products used in feed.
The UK government should work more closely with farmers and agri-supply businesses on new and revised legislation, to avoid unnecessary shocks to trade, says the CEO of the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC).
As part of its sustainability strategy, Aker BioMarine has committed to reduce CO2 emissions per ton of krill produced by 50% by 2030 and the krill feed producer wants to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Unibio says Danish Agro’s testing of its single cell protein (SCP), branded as Uniprotein, shows it can partially replace high-quality products such as potato protein and prime fishmeal in starter piglet diets without zinc oxide.
Dutch feed group, Nutreco, has started using integrated cloud-based logistics platform provider, Transporeon, to optimize its logistics sourcing and execution, monitor the environmental impact of shipping feed, and further improve its customer service.
The newly announced goal of Horizon Organic, a brand owned by Danone North America and the largest USDA-certified organic dairy brand globally, is to be the first dairy brand in the US to be carbon positive throughout its supply chain by 2025.
By ‘optimizing’ nutrient input, livestock producers can reduce greenhouse gas emissions, says the UK's Feed Adviser Register, whose members are now trained to help farmers mitigate environmental impact through nutrition and feed management.