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Cattle Industry News By Category: Sustainability

04 August 2022
Penn vet receives nearly $1 mln grant to improve dairy herd sustainability
The goal is to identify high productivity cows with low emissions...
02 August 2022
DSM surpasses sales projections, raises climate targets
The company produces a methane-reducing feed additive for cattle...
01 August 2022
DFA, Bel Brands USA announce milk cooling pilot results
The program resulted in greenhouse gas emissions reduction ...
Aarhus: New tools contribute to healthier cows, healthier economy, less climate impact
Aarhus University leads a new GUDP project (KlimaKS) which will contribute with new tools to help the farmer in his efforts to prevent health problems in dairy cows. This will be beneficial to the cows’ welfare, the farmer’s economy and not least...
29 July 2022
FrieslandCampina, Rabobank and Lely start pilot to reduce nitrogen
The partners will install 96 Lely Spheres...
25 July 2022
Fonterra adopts first electric milk tanker
A battery swap system is being installed on site...
Animal welfare measures affect the profitability of Swedish milk, beef production
Animal welfare measures affect the profitability of Swedish milk and beef production. Secondary and long-term effects of animal welfare strategies and the perceived value of animal welfare must be taken into account....
20 July 2022
EU project will contribute to more resilient, sustainable milk production
Aarhus University is one of the partners in an EU project, R4D (Resilience for Dairy), aiming at contributing to the social, economic and environmental development of European milk production....
18 July 2022
How overstocking affects dairy cow performance
A common saying in the dairy industry is, "When milk prices are high, I want to milk more cows and when milk prices are low, I need to milk more cows." This often means overcrowding the pens....
10 July 2022
07 July 2022
Morrisons launches lower environmental impact store
Emphasis is put on local, sustainable and zero waste...
Brewers yeast lowers methane production in cows - research
Feeding trials will be necessary to assess their potential...
03 July 2022
Indigo unlocks farmer access voluntary carbon market
The market is expected to reach $50 billion by 2030...
29 June 2022
Zoetis Celebrates A.L.P.H.A. Initiative’s Five-Year Anniversary
Progress Toward Improved Livestock Health and Farmers’ Livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa...
27 June 2022
Risk assessment recommended for UK cattle as tick numbers due to peak
Tick (Ixodes ricinus) activity is expected to peak in some areas of Great Britain in the next few weeks. ...
25 June 2022
UN talks on biodiversity protection targets slow
Negotiations are scheduled to end on Sunday...
22 June 2022
Fitch Ratings report suggests global meat production could peak as soon as 2030
The agricultural sector faces significant disruption from climate policies, technology developments and shifting consumer preferences to more sustainable diets, Fitch Ratings says in a new report. ...
17 June 2022
Livestock methane reduction targets reachable by 2030 - WUR
Existing strategies must be diligently applied though...
08 June 2022
Managing high feed costs
Feed costs increased dramatically last year, and the US futures markets indicate they will remain high throughout 2022. ...
28 May 2022
German govt seeks balance between grains, biodiversity
Berlin's new green government is pushing back...
24 May 2022
Billionaire Styers bankrolls regenerative farming firm Regrow Ag
The firm aims to drive switch to regenerative farming...
16 May 2022
Research shows methane reduction with Anpario's Optomega
An in vitro study to assess the effect of Anpario’s Optomega range on gas and methane production when supplemented in the dairy herd ration showed that both products in the range helped lower cumulative gas production over a 24-hour period....
15 May 2022
Compassion in World Farming urges global meat, dairy reduction
The organisation believes it will drive down global temperatures...
10 May 2022
Unilever tests warmer ice cream freezers to reduce emissions
Retail ice cream freezers account for 10% of Unilever’s carbon footprint...
Ben & Jerry's launches pilot project to halve greenhouse gas emissions
Project Mootopia will pilot in the US and the Netherlands...
09 May 2022
California approves seaweed supplement to reduce enteric methane
Blue Ocean Farms was granted provisional certificates of registration...
08 May 2022
Amazon deforestation in Brazil hits April record
Deforestation nearly double previous peak...
01 May 2022
How Africa could reverse land degradation
If 35% of global land is restored, crop yields could increase by 10% by 2050...
 
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