The Greener Cattle Initiative (GCI), a consortium investing in research mitigating enteric methane, and backed by FFAR, recently awarded a grant to develop actionable options that reduce enteric methane emissions from cattle.
Symbrosia, a Hawaiʻi-based startup that uses a seaweed-based feed additive to reduce livestock methane emissions, has started a pilot with Organic Valley, an independent cooperative of organic farmers based in La Farge, Wisconsin.
This year, China is poised to become the world's third-largest producer of cow milk. Despite its high global ranking in milk production, the country remains the largest dairy importer due to its large population, which continues to grow its per capita...
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.
A variety of dietary- and husbandry-management strategies are being evaluated to mitigate enteric methane (CH4) emissions in dairy cattle, but these strategies may not be applicable to pastoral dairy systems, finds a US review.
The Irish government needs to urgently consider opportunities for the roll out of feed additives that reduce methane emissions from cattle, according to a report from Ireland’s Climate Change Advisory Council.
There has been growing awareness in the past two years about the need to cut methane emissions from all sources; COP26 in Glasgow helped spur on that greater level of responsiveness, when over 110 countries signed onto the Global Methane Pledge, says...
Professor Matt Bell, director of agriculture at Hartpury University, one of the UK's leading specialist education providers in agriculture, has created a ‘breeding index’ to select dairy cows based on traits key to enhancing the sustainability of...
A new report has found that Dutch multinational banking and financial services company, Rabobank, has provided billions of dollars in finance to some of the world’s biggest emitting industrial livestock companies.
Last week saw US senator, Tammy Baldwin, lead a bipartisan group of colleagues in a letter to the US FDA encouraging the agency to review the role that feed additives play in achieving the Biden Administration’s goal of halving economy-wide GHGs by 2030...
Looking forward to 2030, which trends will dominate the infant nutrition category? FrieslandCampina forecasts how Gen Zers will influence consumer demand and discusses the potential for plant-based and precision fermentation to coexist with dairy.
Unlike most sugar reduction solutions on the market, BlueTree Technologies isn’t replacing sugar with a substitute. Meet the Israeli start-up working with ‘simple’ technology to remove disaccharides from milk and juice.
Jefo Nutrition says there are over 30 different stressors can affect the health and performance of dairy cows. It has launched a new online resource identifying research and resources that help farmers understand and manage stress.
Danone Manifesto Ventures, the corporate venture arm of food and beverage company Danone, led a US$7m Series A funding round in Symbrosia, a Hawai’i-based startup that has developed a feed additive made from red seaweed.
Land O'Lakes, in a partnership with Bel Brands USA, is expanding its three-year pilot program focused on sustainable farming and animal feed production to five additional farms, ranging in size from 450 to 2,000 cows.
Despite environmental and ethical concerns, consumers are unwilling to give up conventional cheese, according to Real Deal Milk. So the start-up is taking a different approach to dairy production: one that uses microbes, rather than cows.
Wilk, a developer of cell-based human and animal milk and milk components, has joined Cellular Agriculture Europe, a coalition of companies committed to building a more resilient and sustainable future.
Greek dairy company FAGE said due to increased sales volumes in Europe, it plans to increase production capacity by constructing a new manufacturing facility at the Riegmeer Hoogeveen business park in the Netherlands.
The European Parliament has voted to ban dairy-related terms for plant-based alternatives. An amendment proposing to ban ‘meaty’ terms for vegan products, however, has not passed – much to the sector’s delight.