National Chicken Council releases sustainability report

Broiler chicken industry’s carbon footprint declined 18% from 2010 to 2020.

Scientists are potty-training cows in a bid to help save the planet

Researchers in Germany test a solution to reduce environmental damage caused by livestock waste.

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DSM’s methane-busting cattle feed approved in Brazil – Royal DSM has secured regulatory approval to commercialize its feed supplement which reduces livestock methane emissions in Brazil. 

Addressing concentration in the meat-processing industry to lower food prices – The White House released a new report discussing consolidation in the beef, pork, and poultry sectors and its effect on food prices.

Antimicrobial resistance and what farmers can do to reduce it – Dr. Maria Walsh, Director of Global Marketing for Swine at DSM, talks about antimicrobial resistance, what farmers can do to prevent it and a few on-farm solutions that DSM offers.

Impossible Foods launches chicken substitute – Impossible Foods’ meatless chicken nuggets have been released to restaurants and will be available in supermarkets by the end of September.

USDA expands drought aid for cattle producers – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is increasing the amount of assistance available to drought-stricken cattle producers by adding coverage for feed transportation costs to the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honey Bees and Farm-raised Fish Program.

Ag groups urge Biden to act now on unfair ocean carrier practices – Ag groups delivered a letter urging immediate action addressing ocean carrier practices that are causing increased cost and delays for American businesses.

DFA takes action to keep food pantries stocked with milk – Dairy Farmers of America plans to donate 21 refrigerators to local food pantries in 20 states.


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