Sunday, October 22, 2017

Camelina might be next option for poultry feed

Camelina 'cake' could be a new, attractive poultry feed Camelina is one step closer to being a feed source for livestock species. “Camelina is not a...

Natural gas based animal feed

Pellets made using methane-eating bacteria — methanotrophs — that are found naturally in soil and lakes can be converted into animal feed. These are...

MycoKey to develop solutions for reducing mycotoxins in food and feed chains

Mycotoxins, produced by fungal mold, currently contaminates a quarter of the world's agriculture produce, making it a potential growing threat to people and animals,...

New Forage Grass Varieties may boost milk production by 40%

New varieties of high-quality, drought-resistant forage grasses can boost milk production by 40 percent and generate millions of dollars in economic benefits for struggling...

Innovative Approaches for Climate Smart Livestock Practices

Climate smart and sustainable agricultural practices have been widely discussed at the country level. We have also initiated steps towards enhancing farmer knowledge about...

Novel process to develop fishmeal substitute

Prairie AquaTech is developing an enhanced microbial conversion to produce high-protein feed that is converted into pellets for aquaculture. Bill Gibbons, an industrial microbiologist and...

Reducing climate emissions from livestock while improving food security

Reducing climate emissions from livestock while improving food security and livelihoods is a global challenge. A recent study on manure management policies and practices...

Layer feed efficiency improved by red algae

December 2014: Research is ongoing to identify areas where algae can improve animal performance, health and welfare. Algae (also called seaweeds) are considered an important...

Camelina oil – A promising alternative

Memorial-partnered research leads to approval for camelina oil fish feed The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has approved the use of mechanically-extracted camelina oil as...

Roadmap for ocean prosperity

"Sustainable Reforms: fishing smarter can increase economic growth, food production and fish population." June 2015: Scientists of a new research series say economic, nutrition and...