Recent updates about Sustainable Agriculture Category


Rising to the challenge of sustainably feeding poultry

Sustainably feeding poultry may not be straightforward, but there are options available to poultry producers to facilitate decision making. Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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Could insect protein make poultry feed more sustainable?

Sustainable alternatives to current feeding practices could benefit the environment and help animal feed companies become more efficient. Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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Three steps to creating a more sustainable operation

Today’s consumer demands transparency and accountability from the businesses they frequent, so establishing corporate social responsibility is important to running a sustainable operation. Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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Perdue Farms installs pollinator-friendly solar habitat

Perdue Farms has become the first poultry company to create a pollinator-friendly habitat throughout its solar installation, the company announced. Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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Project converts poultry litter into natural energy source

A newly announced partnership between Bioenergy DevCo and Chesapeake Utilities Corporation will use anaerobic digestion to convert poultry litter into renewable natural gas. Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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Egg-based coating helps protect fruit and vegetables

Eggs combined with other natural substances could offer a cheap method to preserve fruit and vegetables. Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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Sonny Perdue: COVID-19 pushing ag toward innovation

Supply chain challenges associated with COVID-19 highlighted the importance of innovation and new technologies in food production, the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said this week. Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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Why ESG is the future of sustainability for chicken brands

Lenders and other major stakeholders are beginning to factor in sustainability and environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns before making investment decisions about chicken brands. Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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How COVID-19 changed the sustainability conversation

As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, consumers have become interested in the ways emerging technologies could make food production more sustainable. Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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Anaerobic digestion project converts food waste-to-energy

A multi-year project in Goleta, California uses anaerobic digestion to sustainably convert source-separated organic food waste from the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) into energy. Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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How COVID-19 might reshape the poultry industry

The disruptions wrought upon the poultry industry by COVID-19 will simply speed up fundamental changes that were already taking place. Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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Modern agriculture is already moving towards sustainability

The poultry industry – and others involved in food production – should be telling consumers how modern agricultural practices have helped make food production more sustainable, explained a trio of panelists May 7 ...