Over 130 prime ministers and presidents have today signed the Emirates Declaration at COP28 – a first of its kind commitment to adapt and ‘transform’ food systems as part of action on the climate crisis.
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.
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...
A study that projected how California’s dairy sector could become climate neutral in the next four years bets on the industry’s widescale adoption of digesters and novel methane-reducing feed additives – but are these projections realistic?
Reports from the World Nutrition Forum in Cancun Mexico
The UK government unveiled a raft of proposals last week with the goal of meeting carbon budgets. Precision animal feeding and diverse livestock-linked methane emission reduction approaches form part of the plan.
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...
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.
The Pathways to Dairy Net Zero initiative is being developed by the Global Dairy Platform (GDP), a group consisting of dairy companies and dairy associations, to accelerate climate change action throughout the global dairy sector.