Monday, August 10, 2020

German University investigating the influence of insect and microalgae feeds on meat quality

Worldwide there is a growing demand for animal products for human nutrition, despite vegan and vegetarian diets becoming more popular in Western countries. Changing...

Research on water-saving alternative forage crops

In a new study published in Crop Science, researchers from Sukhbir Singh's laboratory at Texas Tech University investigated the potential of forage sorghum and...

Blockchain technology to ensure transparency animal feed safety and production

Neogen Corporation, a company focuses on animal safety and production, partners with Ripe Technology to bring blockchain technology to its food safety diagnostics and...

By-products of sugar can be potential animal feed

Global demand for animal products is increasing, with significant growth in demand in Asia, and Australian agriculture is uniquely placed to satisfy these demands....

Seaweed – Research focus of start-ups and international animal nutrition companies

While carbon dioxide tends to be a significant focus of controlling climate-affecting emissions, methane produced by livestock such as bovines is also considered a...

European VC Seventure investing in biotech innovation for alternative protein

Investors have followed these trends from mutual funds for 'clean' stocks to venture capital promoting innovation in biotech for alternative protein The outbreak of novel...

Crop stubble usage to produce commercial enzymes – an innovation by Siddarth Arora

Farmers in India who are compelled to burn their crop residue often face the brunt of an ill-managed system. IIT-Roorkee supported Fermentech Labs has...

New protein from a dominant greenhouse gas to cater animal nutrition market

As the world debates and deliberates on how to reduce the harmful effects of carbon dioxide (CO2) on climate change and our environment, a...

A discovery to lower methane emissions from livestock

A scientific team identifies the rumen enzymes that control the main energy source for methane-producing microbes. In the global quest to reduce greenhouse gases, finding...

As aquaculture booms, it’s consuming more fish than it produces

Aquaculture is one way to meet Asia's growing demand for seafood, but using fish as feed could worsen the problem of declining fish stocks...