Methane

Asparagopsis is a common seaweed native to the waters of Tasmania and New Zealand. Pic: Fonterra

Fonterra expands seaweed trial

By Jim Cornall

In partnership with Australian company Sea Forest, Fonterra is looking at the potential Asparagopsis seaweed has in reducing methane in a grass-fed farming system.

N2 Applied looks to challenges and opportunities for the dairy sector in 2022.

N2 Applied looks to 2022 dairy trends and challenges

By Jim Cornall

N2 Applied's core business is to reduce methane and ammonia emissions from food production, and in-turn convert livestock manure into effective and sustainable nitrogen-rich fertilizer.

Dairy Dialog podcast 161: BENEO, FAIRR on COP26, GNT

Dairy Dialog podcast 161: BENEO, FAIRR on COP26, GNT

By Jim Cornall

This week, we feature interviews with two companies involved with the upcoming FiE event. We have conversations with Rudy Wouters, head of the BENEO Technology Center and Myriam Snaet, head of market intelligence and consumer insights at BENEO; and Maartje...

Bovaer is a feed additive for cows that reduces enteric methane emission by approximately 30% for ruminants.

DSM plans new production site for methane-reducing Bovaer in Scotland

By Jim Cornall

Royal DSM, a global science-based company, announced at COP26 in Glasgow that it is planning to realize large-scale production capacity for its methane-reducing feed additive for ruminants, Bovaer, with a new plant at its existing site in Dalry, Scotland.

Pic: N2 Applied

First N2 Applied and Arla agtech trial shows near-zero emissions

By Jim Cornall

N2 Applied, the Norway-headquartered agricultural technology company, has announced the results of sustainable fertilizer testing that show practically all ammonia emissions were successfully trapped in converted cow manure when applied to fields.

Dairy Dialog podcast 152: EUFIC, N2 Applied

Dairy Dialog podcast 152: EUFIC, N2 Applied

By Jim Cornall

This week, we feature the important International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, which is being held for the second time, on September 29.

Dairy brands and individual farms are looking to reduce emissions from their supply and production chains.

N2 Applied raises funds for rollout of methane-eliminating technology

By Jim Cornall

Norwegian agtech business N2 Applied has completed a further fundraising of NOK 83m ($9.6m) from existing shareholders to accelerate the commercial rollout of technology converting animal manure into sustainable fertiliser while trapping greenhouse gases.

Agolin said improved utilization of resources benefits animals, farmers and the environment.

Agolin and Barry-Callebaut aiming for sustainable dairy

By Jim Cornall

Agolin SA, a Swiss based company developing and marketing feed additives based on botanical compounds, has joined with global chocolate producer Barry Callebaut and Gold Standard (GS), a carbon reduction project development and verification provider,...

Fonterra said it recognizes emissions produced by cows are a contributor to the country’s emissions and is working to find ways to reduce them. Pic: Getty Images/Tatomm

Fonterra turns to DSM to lower carbon footprint

By Jim Cornall

Fonterra and Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and sustainable living, are teaming up to work on reducing on-farm greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in New Zealand.

AgResearch says livestock can be bred to produce less methane emissions. Pic: Getty Images/Oknopo

AgResearch serious in solving greenhouse gas challenges

Kiwis show methane emissions research is more than hot air

By Richard Whitehead

How can farms reduce their greenhouse gas footprint—not tomorrow, when regulators have ruled on what is acceptable and passed it on to the dairy industry to be acted on, but right now?

A species of seaweed disrupts enzymes that produce methane in cows.

Antipodean academics have been breaking through in methane production research

Could Australian seaweed reduce methane from cows?

By Richard Whitehead

A puffy pink seaweed that can stop flatulent Friesians and gassy Guernseys from burping out methane is being primed for mass farming by Australian researchers from the University of the Sunshine Coast.

DSM says a quarter teaspoon of the feed additive per cow per day suppresses the enzyme that triggers methane production in a cow’s stomach.

DSM feed additive could cut methane emissions by 30%

By Jim Cornall

DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and sustainable living, has filed for EU authorization for a new feed additive for dairy cows that will reduce methane emissions by around 30%.

In addition to using biogas for transportation, TINE is starting to use renewable biogas from its cows at its Sem dairy.

TINE looks into setting up biogas company

By Jim Cornall

Norwegian dairy company TINE is considering establishing a separate biogas company that, using cow manure, will make fuel and energy for the company's vehicles and dairies.

Spotlight

Follow us

Products

View more

Webinars

Featured Suppliers

All suppliers