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Time to think about a net zero energy layer barn

Egg producers face the twin pressures of adopting less environmentally friendly practices and cutting emissions. Net zero energy layer housing may go some way to resolving this problem.   Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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Environmental concerns drive college student protein choices

Poultry brands can help ease Generation Z’s concerns about the environmental impact of the global food supply chain by sharing more information about sustainability and animal welfare goals with consumers. Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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Cal-Maine’s ‘Scaling our Sustainability’ indicates progress

The largest producer and distributor of fresh shell eggs in the United States revealed growth in their second-ever sustainability update. Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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Animal agriculture organizations launch new Protein PACT

Twelve organizations representing farmers and companies who make the vast majority of America’s meat, poultry, and dairy, as well as animal feed and ingredients, on July 19 unveiled the Protein PACT for the ...


Egg shells – from waste to wealth

Finding new uses for egg shells could offer benefits for egg processors and for wider society. Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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MHP sets out sustainability goals for 2021

Animal welfare and food safety continue to be key focus areas for Myronivsky Hlibroproduct (MHP). This is according to Dr. John Rich, who is executive chairman of the board of Total: 26 views    Added: 3 months ago    Sustaintable tips : Sustainable Agriculture    Total (0) (0) (0)


Cooks Venture plants silvopasture at poultry farms

Cooks Venture has planted more than 21,100 hazelnut and fruit trees throughout their network of pasture-raised poultry farms in northwest Arkansas, advancing the company’s commitment to regenerative agriculture. Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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How CSR can help egg producers plan for sustainability

Burnbrae Farms has embraced their corporate social responsibility (CSR) program, from animal welfare to consumer trends, as they plan for the future of sustainable egg production. Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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Fieldale Farms transitions to reusable plastic containers

Fieldale Farms has begun using a new sustainable packaging option to transport poultry products to retailers. Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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Farming sustainability practices aid Gulf watershed efforts

Agriculture is working hard to preserve and protect the water quality of the Mississippi River and Gulf of Mexico through sustainable nutrient and water quality management strategies. Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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Farming sustainability practices aid Gulf watershed efforts

Agriculture is working hard to preserve and protect the water quality of the Mississippi River and Gulf of Mexico through sustainable nutrient and water quality management strategies. Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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Noble Foods identifies its 4 sustainability focus areas

Noble Foods’ Graham Atkinson describes sustainability as “the most used word in the agriculture dictionary in recent years,” yet the word’s exact definition means different things to different people and different businesses. Source: ...