Saturday, March 28, 2020

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...

New live feed in India may reduce import from USA & China

In a major breakthrough, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture (RGCA) has indigenously developed a live feed, which can help reduce India's dependence on imports...

Mushroom-based feed supplement might improve U.S. Cattle farming

The researchers from College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences are working on integrating mushroom and cattle production.  The team recently received athree-year, $500k grant...

Grape pomace may fight challenge of the disease faced by farmed fish

A team of researchers from the Federal University of Santa Maria and the State University of Santa Catarina in Brazil explored the use of...

Seaweed feed additive cuts livestock methane but poses questions

Supplementing cattle feed with seaweed could result in a significant reduction in methane belched by livestock, according to Penn State researchers, but they caution...

AI Revolution in Agriculture Sector

The potential of AI is now being felt in the realm of agriculture. Agriculture has always been both a major industry and foundation of the...