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11 June 2013
US Joins Call to End Food Waste
ANALYSIS - The US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has joined the mounting global call to end food waste. ...
Call for More Data before Regulation of Farming in Chesapeake Bay Area
US - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) have reached agreement over the future of animal agriculture in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The US poultry industry supports EPA's collection of more data before additional...
07 June 2013
Weekly Overview: Report Calls for Reduction in Food Waste and Aid to Small Farmers
ANALYSIS - A report from the UK International Development Committee on global food security has called for an end to food waste on the domestic market and assistance to small farmers in developing countries to tackle hunger and promote food security. ...
04 June 2013
Call to Curb Food Waste - Support Small Farmers
UK - Curb food waste at home and support small farmers overseas to tackle hunger and promote food security - that is the message from the UK International Development Committee in a report on global food security. ...
24 May 2013
Poultry Council Welcomes Commission Decision on Emissions
UK - The British Poultry Council has welcomed the European Commission’s decision not to lower the thresholds for emissions from the farm. ...
23 May 2013
Good and Bad News from EU Manure Investigations
UK - EU livestock producers are relieved to hear that the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) will not amend thresholds for pigs, poultry and cattle but the farmers union says concern remains over manure spreading measures from combustion plants. ...
16 May 2013
Weekly Overview: Counting the Cost – of Poultry to the Environment and Avian Flu to the Industry
ANALYSIS – A University of Delaware study has found poultry manure to be less environment-polluting than previous thought. A new report, however, highlights the contribution of livestock to greenhouse gas emissions, while researchers have identified...
Poultry Pollution Overestimated, Study Finds
US - Federal environmental programs have drastically overestimated poultry industry contributions to water pollution, according to a University of Delaware-led study that could trigger changes to river and bay cleanup plans across Delmarva and around...
14 May 2013
Manure Handling Method, Feed Formulation Affect GHG Impact
JAPAN - Comparing the figures for the output of greenhouse gases (GHG) for pig and poultry production in France and Japan, researchers found that changing the manure handling process and increasing the use of synthetic amino acids in feeds could be beneficial...
03 May 2013
How to Build an On-farm AD Plant
UK - Farmers can learn about Anaerobic Digestion (AD) opportunities open to them at a series of site tours and seminars....
23 April 2013
Journalists Flock to North Carolina for Chicken Media Summit
US - The inaugural Chicken Media Summit, sponsored by the National Chicken Council and the US Poultry & Egg Association (USPoultry) brought together 30 members from national and local media covering business, meat and poultry trade, food, food safety,...
12 April 2013
Chickens with Bigger Gizzards Are More Efficient
FRANCE - According to animal scientists, farmers could further protect the environment by breeding chickens with larger digestive organs. This research, published in the February issue of the "Journal of Animal Science", could solve a major problem in...
08 April 2013
Food Waste Has Environmental Downside
DENMARK - The production of the food we eat has an impact on the environment. But the food we do not eat also has significant adverse impacts. This is the conclusion of a report from DCA – Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture at Aarhus University....
Biomax Technology Recycles Poultry Wastes to Organic Fertiliser
SINGAPORE - Biomax Technologies from Singapore has invented a breakthrough technology that recycles poultry wastes into organic fertiliser within one day....
03 April 2013
Renewables in Spotlight for Poultry Farmers
UK - Young poultry producers from across the UK have been out-and-about learning about how renewable energy can make a positive difference to their businesses....
29 March 2013
VDL Introduces New Poultry Manure Drying Tunnel
THAILAND - VDL Agrotech made the Asian launch of its new poultry manure drying tunnel at the VIV Asia trade show in March 2013. ...
27 March 2013
Kentucky Researchers Conduct Major Poultry Litter Study
US - Previous research studies have shown poultry litter applications have many benefits for corn and soybean producers, but these benefits have not been quantified or integrated into one comprehensive research study. University of Kentucky (UK) College...
07 March 2013
Campylobacter Risk Associated with Poultry Manure Assessed
GERMANY - A laboratory study has revealed that Campylobacter may survive as long as six days in fresh hen manure, presenting a risk factor in the spread of this bacterium, which is associated with food-borne disease. ...
01 March 2013
Plant By-products Transformed Into Animal Feed
SPAIN - Basque Country's AZTI-Tecnalia has proven the viability and nutritional value of feed from plant products that are currently managed as waste. These residual products (fruit, vegetables, potatoes, coffee and bread etc.), when no longer used on...
30 January 2013
DARD Minister Has Let Down Poultry Industry, Says Ag Spokesman
UK - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) Agriculture Spokesman Paul Frew has accused the Agriculture Minister Michelle O'Neill of letting Northern Ireland’s poultry industry down by not supporting the Rose Energy proposals to deal with poultry waste....
10 January 2013
World Wastes Two Billion Tonnes of All Food
GLOBAL - A call has gone out for urgent action to prevent 50 per cent of all food produced in the world ending up as waste. ...
09 January 2013
IPPE Symposium Focuses on Rendered Product to Combat High Feed Costs
US - The International Rendering Symposium is returning to the 2013 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE). ...
Poultry Breeding Pollution Underestimated
CHINA - Latest figures reveal that the chemical oxygen demand (COD) and ammonia emissions of China's livestock and poultry breeding in 2010 accounts for 45 per cent and 25 per cent of national total emissions respectively. ...
02 January 2013
Environmental Management Key to Industry Sustainability
AUSTRALIA - According to Poultry CRC CEO, Professor Mingan Choct, Poultry CRC is currently leading two projects related to environmental management. The first project is led by Dr Angus Crossan from AECL, who is developing a best practice manual for on-farm...
14 December 2012
Adding Value to Poultry Litter
AUSTRALIA - Poultry farmers are consistently looking at ways to reduce costs, increase farm efficiencies and maximise their return on investment. For many, the management of poultry litter is one aspect of their operations that presents its own challenges....
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