Thursday, May 23, 2019

Distillers coproducts continue to evolve

June 2015: Several years back it was asked if everything that could be done with distillers grains was done. It is amazing how innovation...

Soybean alternative to fishmeal

A Minnesota feed company has a new meal deal. The company is making a high-protein soybean meal to replace expensive fishmeal in livestock diets....

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...

Jatropha and its merit as animal feed

Climate change and predicted shortages of fossil fuels present major challenges. Currently, biofuel production is from agricultural crops grown primarily on arable land. Conflict...

Wanda-new, low-cost cattle feeding material

The Punjab Livestock and Dairy Development Board have developed a new, low-cost cattle feeding material, Wanda, made from maize cobs and would offer training...

Scientists just found a way to make GMO’s much safer

US scientists say they have taken the first step towards making "safer" GMOs that cannot spread in the wild, using synthetic biology. An errant GMO...

New sensor system sniffs out mycotoxins in wheat

Mycotoxins -  produced by fungi  contaminate about 25 % of food crops worldwide, according to the latest estimates. Detecting contamination quickly and reliably is...

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...

Insect meal could be the future of animal feed

The costs of conventional feed resources are high, and their availability in the future will be limited. Insect rearing could be a part of...

New protein extraction method for Animal feed from Biomass

Deep eutectic solvents (DESs) are mixtures of solids that form a liquid solution at low temperatures when mixed in suitable ratios. The method has...