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Cattle Industry News By Category: Sustainability

08 January 2022
04 January 2022
Study finds heat-tolerant cows could boost dairy milk production
The researchers have identified five genes strongly associated with heat tolerance in dairy cows...
US growers expand cover crops, eye low-carbon future
Bayer, Land O'Lakes and Cargill Inc have all launched carbon farming programs in recent years...
30 December 2021
CSIRO confirms nutritional efficiency of Australian beef
The study provides benchmark figures for protein and its contribution to the food supply...
17 December 2021
Müller targets carbon reduction from milk suppliers
The company expects milk suppliers to reduce emissions by 30%...
16 December 2021
European retailers to stop selling Brazilian beef over deforestation concerns
The boycotts are in response to cattle sourced from illegally deforested regions...
14 December 2021
Teagasc launches Future Beef Program
The program aims to improve profitability, as well as overall sustainability ...
13 December 2021
Upgraded Cornell facility to help study dairy emissions
The partnership between industry, government and academia is bringing a state-of-the-art lab upgrade to the university ...
Canada funds beef certification program
The voluntary certification program reviews food safety, animal care and environmental stewardship standards...
Low Carbon Beef receives approval as USDA process verified program service provider
It's the first of its kind for verification for beef raised with reduced greenhouse gas emissions...
10 December 2021
French farms grow in size - census
Average size rose from 55 to 69 hectares ...
09 December 2021
First sniffers measuring methane on dairy farms in the Netherlands
The first sniffer has been installed on a dairy farm in the Netherlands this week. It was a great moment for researcher Yvette de Haas. This farm is one of the 100 farms on which methane and CO2 concentrations will be recorded over the next two years....
Is seaweed a sustainable solution to livestock production
With ruminant livestock like cattle and sheep producing just over 10 percent of Australia’s total greenhouse gas emissions, scientists at the University of New England (UNE) are continuing to find innovative ways to reduce methane in food production...
03 December 2021
US wastes more than a third of its food
The nation is falling far short of its 2015 goal to half waste by 2030...
01 December 2021
More effort needed to cut global methane emissions
Less than a fifth of the world's biggest livestock producers measure emissions...
29 November 2021
USDA funds methane reduction research
Researchers to conduct on-farm trials of innovative feed management strategies...
Researchers look at how to prevent spoiled milk, improve shelf life
Too much milk gets pitched, something that was an issue long before these pandemic times of global food insecurity. ...
25 November 2021
China to control methane emissions in key industries
Key industries include agriculture, coal mining and petroleum...
24 November 2021
FAO report exposes fragility of agrifood systems
The report offers solutions on how to deal with sudden shocks...
22 November 2021
DSM receives positive EFSA opinion for Bovaer, a methane-reducing feed additive
Royal DSM, a global purpose-led science-based company, today announces that it has received a positive European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) opinion for the use of its novel methane-reducing feed additive for ruminants, Bovaer, in the European Union. ...
Larvae could replace soy in livestock diet
The black soldier fly could play an important role in sustainable farming...
World Antibiotic Awareness Week: Key takeaways from new FAO report to reduce livestock antimicrobial use through nutrition
Coen Smits, Global R&D Director at Trouw Nutrition and first author of a new Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) initiated report focused on reducing antibiotic use in livestock using nutritional strategies, spoke to Global Ag...
21 November 2021
Canadian collaboration to develop high-quality meat alternatives
The partnership aims to create beef and pork alternatives that rival Wagyu beef...
20 November 2021
Methane-reducing feed additive receives positive assessment
A feed additive that reduces methane emissions from cattle could be the first of its kind to come to market in Europe after receiving a positive assessment on Friday from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)....
19 November 2021
Imagindairy secures $13-million in investment funds
The food tech company creates milk proteins identical to those from cows...
EU Commission adopts food contingency plan
The plan will ensure citizens do not face food shortages in times of crisis...
18 November 2021
Ireland looks to seaweed to curb methane from cows
Seaweed in animal feed can cut methane output...
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