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18 September 2020
View news from Global Weekly global protein digest
Following are the latest developments on the world protein front....
17 September 2020
View news from Australia Gen Z not ready to eat lab-grown meat, survey reveals
Gen Z are the new kids on the block. ...
16 September 2020
View news from China China meat imports surging
June import data shows the demand for animal protein in China continues to thrive across all species. Driven by the pork shortage caused by African Swine Fever (ASF), import demand has accelerated since early 2019....
15 September 2020
View news from Global Animal AgTech Innovation Summit: Collaboration to Create Innovative Welfare Technologies with McDonald’s
Banks Baker, Manager of Animal Welfare and Agriculture with McDonald’s Supply Chain and Sustainability team, spoke Monday as part of a fireside chat about collaboration across the broiler supply chain regarding innovative animal welfare technologies...
14 September 2020
View news from Australia Stand out from the herd: how cows commooonicate through their lives
PhD student Alexandra Green has published her research that shows dairy cows respond to positive and negative emotional prompts with individual 'voice'. She says the results have implications for farmers and animal welfare. ...
10 September 2020
View news from United Kingdom Play it safe at UK livestock marts as Autumn sales get underway
Farmers are being urged to strictly observe public health physical distancing guidelines as the Autumn sales in Scotland’s livestock marts get underway. ...
03 September 2020
View news from United States The Nature Conservancy, Cargill, McDonald’s, Target unite to support regenerative agriculture practices
The Nature Conservancy, McDonald’s, Cargill and Target are coming together to launch a new five-year, $8.5 million project aimed at working with Nebraska farmers to advance proven soil health practices to help mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and help...
28 August 2020
View news from Global Animal AgTech Innovation Summit Preview: What’s Next for Protein Markets with Nutreco Executive
Laurent Genet, Chief Strategy Officer with Nutreco, will be speaking as part of a panel discussion about Accelerating Innovation in Aquaculture at the Animal AgTech Innovation Summit event to be held September 14, 2020. ...
25 August 2020
View news from United Kingdom Does breed type influence methane emissions from cattle?
An Aberystwyth University study investigating the role of traditional and modern breeds of beef cattle in influencing methane emissions has been published in the journal PLOSONE....
21 August 2020
View news from United States Raw Milk May Do More Harm Than Good
Raw or unpasteurized cows’ milk from U.S. retail stores can hold a huge amount of antimicrobial-resistant genes if left at room temperature, according to a new study from researchers at the University of California, Davis. ...
20 August 2020
View news from United States Common feed ingredient tested safe in bulls
Cattle feeders choose distillers grains in feedlot diets as an inexpensive alternative to corn and soybean meal. ...
17 August 2020
View news from Lao COVID-19: animal disease detectives being trained across SE Asia, Pacific
Project work in 11 countries funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade will aim to prevent spread of zoonotic and animal diseases. Associate Professor Navneet Dhand from Veterinary Science leads the multi-agency program.q...
13 August 2020
View news from Global Farmers: check in on your neighbors
Adhering to stay-at-home orders, navigating distancing recommendations, and trying to keep the farm up and running is putting a lot of pressure on our neighbors in ag country. They may feel stressed, overwhelmed and alone....
12 August 2020
View news from United States Can Seaweed Cut Methane Emissions on Dairy Farms?
Seaweed may be the super food dairy cattle need to reduce the amount of methane they burp into the atmosphere. ...
07 August 2020
View news from United States Understanding cattle personality may help keep rangeland productive, sustainable
Understanding cattle personality may help keep rangeland productive, sustainable Do you ever wonder why sometimes one, lone cow stands munching grass on a hillside while her fellow cattle graze in groups below?...
06 August 2020
View news from Global Beef Production: Insights on Carbon, Methane and Feeding the Future
Today’s climate change conversation often references gains in carbon emissions without discussing the source and function of the emission, writes Javier Martín-Tereso, Manager Ruminant Research Centre at Trouw Nutrition, a Nutreco company....
05 August 2020
View news from Indonesia Indonesian researchers visit rural Queensland to learn best-practices, see how Australian dairy farmers operate
Indonesian researchers recently visited rural Queensland to learn industry best-practice and see first-hand how Australian dairy farmers operate....
03 August 2020
View news from Netherlands Big data used to study cattle resilience and efficiency
The international project GenTORE focuses on developing innovative tools for genetic selection and management to optimize the resilience and efficiency of livestock. (Sensor) data is collected for this research in the stables of Dairy Campus. ...
31 July 2020
View news from United States Selling meat during the COVID-19 pandemic
When the COVID-19 pandemic started, I, like many of you, was focused on working from home while also homeschooling my daughters. I was busy postponing and rescheduling several NCAT training events and figuring out how to best serve our ATTRA clients,...
28 July 2020
View news from United States Genome-edited bull passes on hornless trait to calves
For the past two years, researchers at the University of California, Davis, have been studying six offspring of a dairy bull, genome-edited to prevent it from growing horns. This technology has been proposed as an alternative to dehorning, a common management...
27 July 2020
View news from Global Feeding the Future with Beef Cattle – a Sustainable Approach to Responsible Food Production
What does the science say? What is the data telling us? These questions driving conversations around human health and the novel coronavirus are also informing how stakeholders in the feed-to-food chain think about livestock production and sustainability,...
24 July 2020
View news from Global Pirbright scientists shed new light on FMD virus evolution
New research from The Pirbright Institute has shown that different populations of foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) swap sections of genetic material at a far higher rate than originally thought. ...
22 July 2020
View news from United States Tips for replacing distillers grain in cattle diets
A national slowdown in the production of ethanol as a result of COVID-19 has led to shorter supplies of distillers grain, writes Galen Erickson, University of Nebraska Extension. ...
17 July 2020
View news from United States Rest: The overlooked requirement
The modern dairy cow produces a large quantity of milk, which equates to high energy requirements. ...
15 July 2020
View news from Rwanda Transforming Africa’s livestock sector is key to food security
Without sustainable growth of its livestock sector, Africa is expected to import up to a fifth of meat and milk within the next 30 years, according to the Malabo Montpellier Panel....
14 July 2020
View news from United States Report details pandemic losses to California farms, ranches
Pandemic-related losses to California farms, ranches and agricultural businesses will range between $5.9 billion and $8.6 billion this year, according to an economic study....
13 July 2020
View news from United States Will feeding silage to lactating cows give my calves scours?
Many cow-calf producers in Nebraska have become accustomed to using distillers grains as a source of both protein and energy to help meet the nutritional needs of lactating cows from calving until green grass is available, writes Dave Ostdiek University...
08 July 2020
View news from United Kingdom Pirbright: pooled milk can be used for FMD surveillance
A case study undertaken by scientists at The Pirbright Institute is the first to confirm that milk obtained from in-line milk samplers on a large-scale dairy farm can be used to detect circulating foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) in cattle....
 
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