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13 August 2021
Bacteriophage start-up secures €21 million
Proteon Pharmaceuticals, a company that specializes in developing bacteriophage therapies for the livestock sector, has secured a €21 million investment to accelerate the commercialization of its products....
12 August 2021
Targeted grazing helps contain wildfires in the US Great Basin
Using cattle grazing to create firebreaks on landscapes invaded by cheatgrass has successfully contained three rangeland wildfires in four years in the Great Basin—the latest being the Welch wildfire near Elko, Nevada, on 18 July....
Opinion - EU's assessment of the Farm to Fork strategy presents inconvenient truths
The EU's Joint Research Center has released a report on the impact of the Biodiversity and Farm to Fork strategies on agriculture, and EU farming union Copa and Cogeca warns that the policy will result in an unprecedented reduction in agriculture capacity....
UK consumers reminded of the dietary role of red meat
Work highlighting the role of red meat in a healthy balanced diet has received significant coverage in a number of national daily national newspapers including The Sun, The Mirror and The Guardian....
11 August 2021
Research shows that regenerative farming can deliver environmental benefits while maintaining productivity
A regenerative beef grazing system being tested by FAI Farms, in conjunction with McDonalds UK & Ireland, offers significant potential to deliver environmental benefits while maintaining productivity, suggests the latest US and UK trial work....
Latest IPCC report makes for "sobering reading", say's Australia's NFF
Despite the grim headlines generated by the latest IPCC report, National Farmers' Federation CEO Tony Mahar says that Australian farmers continue to lead the way in cutting emissions....
10 August 2021
New guide showcases the benefits of tree planting for beef and dairy sector
RSPCA Assured has launched a new online tree planting guide for the ruminant sector, aimed at benefiting livestock and helping to contribute to net zero emissions on farms....
09 August 2021
UN climate report finds that cutting methane is essential for the planet’s survival
In four decades of climate negotiations, the world has focused intensely and exclusively on the most abundant climate-warming gas: carbon dioxide. But in the most recent UN climate report, researchers are urging a focus on another potent greenhouse gas...
02 August 2021
Promising vaccine development to control Johne’s Disease
Johne’s disease is a chronic enteritis associated with ruminants caused by the intracellular pathogen Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP). ...
Researchers compare consumption of beef to plant-based protein alternatives
Consumers who prefer beef over plant-based protein alternatives said they are willing to pay nearly two dollars more per meal for a burger when dining at a restaurant, according to a study from Kansas State University....
30 July 2021
Tackling ticks through DNA
A new study indicates that eradication of the cattle tick in Australia is theoretically feasible. ...
Bright attitude, family mantra help Ruby overcome it all
“My grandfather always told me, ‘Ruby, you can learn something from everyone’, and that is something I remind myself about each and every day.”...
24 July 2021
East Africa's first food-systems living lab opens
Wageningen University & Research and its African partners are have opened living labs across East Africa to bolster sustainable innovations in the food system....
21 July 2021
Space, Exercise May Be Critical to Drylot Beef Heifer Reproduction
Space and exercise could be almost as important as food and water to the successful development of beef heifers raised in drylots, and quantifying that importance is the aim of a planned study by a Texas A&M University Department of Animal Science researcher...
Canada redoubles efforts for sustainable beef production
Alberta’s government and the beef sector are partnering to ensure Canada’s beef industry continues to grow sustainably and remains competitive....
EU farm income increases over last decade, but the gains aren't evenly spread
Between 2007 and 2018, the average farm income in the EU grew, reaching €35,300 per farm and €22,500 per annual working unit in 2018. However, significant differences can be observed across the EU and based on types of farming, sex, age and level...
20 July 2021
Taxes that are returned to livestock farmers may hold the key to sustainable agriculture
Under the right conditions, income from taxes on meat products that is returned to livestock farmers by the government can make the livestock farming sector more sustainable, according to a new study from Wageningen University....
19 July 2021
UN agencies report that spike in global hunger and malnutrition in 2020 was mostly due to COVID-19
World hunger and malnutrition levels worsened dramatically last year, with most of the increase likely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a multi-agency United Nations (UN) report....
HealthyLife research grant awarded to heat stress dairy project
Dr. Tom Chamberlain, veterinarian and owner of Chalcombe Consultancy, is recipient of a HealthyLife research grant awarded by Trouw Nutrition, the animal health division of Nutreco. Dr. Chamberlain’s grant of €10,000 was awarded for his project, “Raising...
18 July 2021
New study shows that setting ambitious green farming standards can lead to higher environmental benefits
A study published by the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission shows how the choices farmers make to adopt voluntary green practices are affected by how much they are already obliged to contribute to the environment....
16 July 2021
US restaurant chains fail to stop antibiotic overuse in beef supplies
A new Chain Reaction Report finds that many restaurant chains across the US are not doing enough to curb the use of medically important antibiotics in their beef supplies. ...
Science helps to cook the "perfect steak"; Artificial Intelligence used to create unique recipes
AgResearch scientists have taken their skills into the kitchen to identify the ideal cooking conditions for the "perfect steak"; while also harnessing the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to create new food combinations and recipes....
Positive projections for EU agriculture in latest short-term outlook
Europe's agriculture sector is expected to flourish as restaurants and food services come back online and COVID-19 vaccination ramps up across the trading bloc. ...
14 July 2021
How close are we to producing milk in the laboratory?
Aarhus University in Foulum leads a new and exciting project which is to form the basis for producing sustainable milk in the laboratory as an alternative to cow’s milk. The project is funded by the Novo Nordisk Foundation....
13 July 2021
European farmers' confidence index inches up in 2021
Prior to the CAP agreement, the European farmers’ confidence index showed a slight but promising increase in 2021....
12 July 2021
New survey results could help UK dairy labor quandary
A response to the RABDF Labour Survey from UK Farming Minister Victoria Prentis has sparked fresh hope the government may consider helping the dairy sector recruit more workers into the industry....
10 July 2021
New study finds that it can be hard to eat healthy when relying on US food assistance programs
Nearly nine out of 10 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants face barriers in providing their household with a healthy diet throughout the month, based on a US Department of Agriculture (USDA) study....
09 July 2021
A new triple-action feed additive that can reduce cows’ climate impact by half
Aarhus University leads a new project which is to reduce dairy cows’ emission of methane by 50%. The actors behind the project are going to develop a triple-action feed additive for cattle, which will limit the enteric formation of methane. Innovation...
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