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The Alltech Agri-Food Outlook survey revealed that 65% of respondents identified the economy and soaring production costs as the primary factor influencing feed production. Following closely behind, dietary trends emerged as the second-most crucial factor. Photo credit: GettyImages/pidjoe

Anatomy of a fall in global feed production

By Jane Byrne

In a year marked by volatility, Alltech's Agri-Food Outlook for 2023 provides a comprehensive overview of the intricate dynamics shaping the feed production industry worldwide.

The Forever Feed Mill will grow Automated Sprouted Grain in an indoor controlled environment.  Photo credit: Forever Feed Technologies and Dr Greenhouse

Indoor animal feed concept could be rolled out across US

By Michelle Perrett

California’s Forever Feed Technologies has partnered with Dr Greenhouse to design the controlled environment for an enterprise-scale indoor feed mill at the River Ranch Dairy in Hanford, California.

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Mootral: UK businesses snap up CowCredits

By Jane Byrne

Mootral reports that 3,000 of its CowCredits have been purchased by well-known UK businesses, including a household brand in financial services, driving much-needed capital into sustainable agriculture.

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US: New pathway proposed for approval of feed additives

By Jane Byrne

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has come out in support of a bill that it says offers a new way for the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to evaluate feed additives and spur innovation in the US livestock sector.

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Organic dairies can apply for ODMAP, with $104m up for grabs

By Teodora Lyubomirova

“This program will keep our small organic dairies in operation as they continue to weather a combination of challenges outside of their control,” said FSA administrator Zach Ducheneaux as the agency welcomes new applications to assist organic dairies...

Windfall Bio CEO and founder Josh Silverman, PhD (center) with Judy Su, director of biology (left), and Carla Risso, director of environment. Photo via Windfall Bio

Could methane-eating microbes solve dairy’s GHG emissions problem?

By Teodora Lyubomirova

Windfall Bio founder Josh Silverman, PhD speaks to DairyReporter about his company's first-of-a-kind solution to reducing on-farm methane emissions and creating organic, nitrogen-enriched fertilizer. ‘We want this to be cheap enough so that any farmer...