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Sorghum: the third roughage crop for the Netherlands and Flanders?
Sorghum is a new crop for the northern European regions and certainly in the Netherlands and Flanders. The sorghum plant, like silage...
Earliest spread of millet agriculture outside China linked to herding livestock
5000 years before the modern rise of millet as a popular grain, this Chinese crop was spread far and wide by ancient food aficionados,...
Developing the food trend of the future: Sugar seaweed
Fresh, crispy and with a taste note of nuts. This is how the new superfood tastes, the food industry is opening its eyes to. But if...
Corn Co-products from Wet Milling May Be Included in Pig Diets
Research at the University of Illinois is helping to determine the nutritional value of four of these by-products for pig diets....
Using Wheat as an Energy Source for Beef Cattle
Wheat, along with corn and barley, is one of the three major feed grains used in North America....
Boosting Global Corn Yields Depends on Nutrient Balance
Ensuring that corn absorbs the right balance of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium is crucial to increasing global yields, a Purdue...
What Will the 2014 Farm Bill Mean for Agriculture?
The Agriculture Act of 2014, better known as the 2014 Farm Bill was signed into law on February 7, 2014 said Roman Keeney, Associate...
Nitrogen Pollution, Climate, Land Use: Why What We Eat Matters
A new report quantifies for the first time how much our food choices affect pollutant nitrogen emissions, climate change and land-use...
Nanotechnology in the Agri-food Industry
Proceedings of a conference entitled 'Nanotechnology in the agri-food industry: Applications, opportunities and challenges', which...
Do Ethanol Prices Drive Corn Prices?
The impact of the boom in ethanol production on corn prices has been the subject of an intense debate since 2006. It is no easy feat...
Corn DDGS: Apparent Digestibility Coefficient, Digestive Enzymes Capacities
During their presentation at Aquaculture Europe 2013, Rui Magalhães et al, Centre of Environmental and Marine Research, investigate...
CO2, Ozone Affect Wheat’s Nutritional Quality
Predicting the effects of changing levels of atmospheric gases on agricultural crops is vital to ensuring food security under global...
Feed and Fodder Challenges for Asia and the Pacific
Harinder P.S. Makkar, Animal Production Officer with the FAO in Rome, explores the options to address feed and fodder challenges in...
Identifying Investment Opportunities for Feed in Developing Countries
Investment in the development of feed markets in Africa and South Asia could enable very large numbers of smallholders to participate...
Factors Affecting Nutritive Value of Canola Meal for Poultry
Reviewing the progress made in improving canola meal for poultry diets, researchers based in Canada highlighted that the development...
 
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