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OSI Strategy Improves Global Food Safety, Quality
With consumer expectations increasing, and demand for supply chain visibility growing, high food quality and safety standards are expected from food businesses....
How to match cattle needs to feed resources
Cool crisp mornings and school activities filling the calendar are two signs that fall is on the horizon....
Tips for preventing bloat in cows
If you’ve ever heard the saying, ‘Your eyes were bigger than your stomach,’ you probably know it usually refers to an overindulgence on food, ending up with a bellyache....
UC-Davis Researchers Find 50% Reduction in Greenhouse Gases Per Liter of Milk
Producing a liter of milk in California emits less greenhouse gas and uses less land and water than it did in 1964, according to a recent study from researchers at the University of California, Davis....
On-farm emissions reduced by proactive slurry management
Livestock farmers are being urged to have a comprehensive understanding of the environmental impact of slurry if the UK's agricultural sector is going to be anywhere near reaching its net zero emissions target by 2040....
Ways to work around the UK's cattle carbon tax
Lowering the slaughter age for prime animals could help farmers meet environmental goals. ...
Plants can reduce nitrous oxide emissions from flooded grasslands
Nitrous oxide emissions increase significantly when grasslands are flooded repeatedly, according to new research from the Soil Biology Group, Wageningen University, and the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University. The researchers found that certain...
Will consumers accept healthier meat products?
It is possible to produce healthier alternatives to the processed meat products, which are in high demand in Denmark as well as in the rest of Europe, but how do consumers respond to the different options, and which ones do they prefer? ...
Balancing unique nutrients can help farmers achieve efficient growth in beef cattle
Understanding the impact of specific nutrients on growth rates is at the heart of a new beef rationing approach from Mole Valley Farmers....
Clay as a feed supplement in dairy cattle has multiple benefits
Dairy producers frequently add clay as a feed supplement to reduce the symptoms of aflatoxin and subacute ruminal acidosis (SARA) in lactating cows. In a new study from the University of Illinois, researchers show that clay can also improve the degradability...
Criteria for evaluating bulls
As bulls come off the summer breeding pastures, producers have several criteria to consider when making culling decisions, according to experts at the Kansas State University Beef Cattle Institute....
Kansas State study develops new vaccine method for cattle disease
Researchers at the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, in collaboration with Iowa State University, have developed a new vaccine delivery platform to produce long-lasting protection against anaplasmosis infections. ...
Aberystwyth University scientists working on bovine TB breakthrough
Research by two Aberystwyth scientists has paved the way for a possible breakthrough in the worldwide fight against Bovine TB....
Flood-tolerant crops for the future climate
A flood can ruin a potato harvest in just 24 hours. However, by understanding the plant's defence mechanisms against flooding, it is possible to create more flood-tolerant crops that can withstand flooding....
More space for climate and cow in dairy barn
Future stables are expected to be more in line with the natural behavior of cows, climate control, limiting emissions, reuse of waste, quality of manure and capital efficiency. That says Paul Galama of Wageningen Livestock Research. Together with colleagues...
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