Danish Development Minister Christian Friis Bach talks about incorporating social aspects into the environmental movement as a strategy towards better sustainability results. Read more about the launch event here
For more structure, ergonomics, and animal wellbeing: The `MoreFlex` free movement farrowing pen
With an innovative pen concept, WEDA Dammann & Westerkamp ensure more animal wellbeing in sow managements: the farrowing pen “MoreFlex” is convincing, mainly due to its ergonomic and flexible technology. As opposed to customary products, the innovation of the new WEDA Farrowing Pen is featuring low pen walls, an array of farrowing pen and piglets’ nest, as well as greater clarity resulting from this. In case of the Free Movement Farrowing Pen “MoreFlex”, the farmer can handle...
The 3rd Lallemand Swine Nutrition and Gut Health Solution technical meeting
Lallemand China team and local Levucell SB distributor Hi-link were pleased to jointly hold the 3rd Lallemand Swine Nutrition and Gut Health Solution technical meeting in Hefei, China, in the afternoon of April 20th, 2016. More than 100 domestic influential animal nutrition experts and feed manufacturers including CP China, YangXiang Group, Continental, Twins and Jiuding Group etc. attended such highly technical presentations delivered by European experts and well-known local Professor. The meeting was hosted by...
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from livestock: what are the costs?
The livestock sector is estimated to contribute 14.5% of all global anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This study estimated the costs of reducing emissions from ruminant livestock using five different practices. The findings will help policymakers to understand the cost effectiveness of different interventions in the sector, and the contribution that different policies could make to addressing climate change. Globally, there is the potential to reduce GHG emissions from the livestock sector by as much...
Meta-Analysis Results to be presented during IPPE Technology XChange
The results of a meta-analysis showing that Saccharomyces cerevisiae boulardii CNCM I-1079 helps increase sow feed intake during lactation, will be presented during a Technology XChange at the International Processing and Production Expo (IPPE), in Atlanta, Ga. The meta-analysis shows the results of 10 commercial trials throughout Europe and North America. The studies show that sows supplemented with S. cerevisiae boulardii CNCM I-1079 showed significant increase in feed intake during lactation in comparison to...
Aurora wind farm in Chile gives local community tools to strengthen agriculture
Mainstream Renewable Power has collaborated with the Ministry of Agriculture to help promote the development of agriculture in the vicinity of its Aurora wind farm development in Chile. One of the key opportunities identified was to help communities optimize their sowing and harvesting processes. To help achieve this, Mainstream donated a rotavator to the indigenous community of Lefnahuel, located in the area of Colegual Grande in the region of Los Lagos. Alejandra Carrillo, president of Lefnahuel Indigenous...