Articles posted October 28th 2019
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Clay as a feed supplement in dairy cattle has multiple benefits

November 25, 2019

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, researchers show that clay can also improve the degradability of feedstuffs.

Functionality, storability and scalability of biscuits fortified with fibre-rich apple flour

November 25, 2019

Researchers from the University of Belgrade have examined the large-scale production of biscuits fortified with apple pomace flour produced by a new low-cost drying method.

How Cities Are Turning Food Into Fuel

November 25, 2019

More and more cities are making biogas out of tons of wasted food instead of sending it to landfills.

Millennials are ditching three square meals to graze throughout the day, says Mondelz

November 25, 2019

Adults typically eat more snacks than meals on a given day, with growing numbers of younger consumers and those in developing markets grazing throughout the day, according to a new report from Mondelz International.

Researchers develop grass protein usable as food ingredient

November 25, 2019

Danish researchers have developed a protein extraction method for grass that yields both a high-fiber feed suitable for livestock and a protein powder that could be used as an ingredient in human food.

Rising cost of food is the top concern of Canadians: Study

November 25, 2019

The study also found a gap between who Canadians think is responsible for providing credible food information and who they trust to provide that information.

Using controlled environment food production to solve food shortages

November 25, 2019

Certain shifts in consumption habits and preferences are allowing urban agriculture to address sustainability issues in our food system and promote social and environmental cohesion by reducing dependence of fossil fuels and increasing food security.

Worlds first combined biofertilizer-biogas facility using poultry waste opens

November 25, 2019

The facility is the worlds first fully integrated production system that uses 100% poultry waste to produce two separate products, significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions from both the energy and agriculture sectors. Biomethane replaces pipeline natural gas, and organic nitrogen fertilizer replaces traditional products made with fossil fuels.

Yeasts in nectar can stimulate the growth of bee colonies

November 25, 2019

Researchers have found that the presence of yeasts can alter the chemical composition and thus the nutritional value of nectar for pollinators such as bees. Moreover, the study found that yeasts can even boost bee health and colony fitness.

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