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Dutch dairy farmers can lead the way in averting nitrogen emissions challenge

Heemskerk and Alltech collaboration working towards a cost-effective solution for rising ammonia levels...
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David Cleary: Deforestation and habitat loss in the Amazon and beyond

David Cleary, director of global agriculture at The Nature Conservancy, discusses the institution's three main sustainability goals: to reduce deforestation, increase soil health and promote water conservation. Learn what these three goals mean for climate change, habitat conservation, regenerative agriculture and the recent fires in the Amazon....

How to solve the greatest challenge in the feed industry

Food production is required to almost double to meet the needs of the world population and the global demand for protein, putting pressure on the livestock sector to maximize output while reducing the usage of resources. This will make animal feed the largest and most important component in the industry to provide healthy and sustainable animal protein....

Adrián Ferrero: Improving soil health with ag-tech

While farmers spend billions of dollars each year in crop inputs, many are missing biomarkers that can cost them up to 30% in total value. The ag-tech startup Biome Makers is using new technologies like DNA sequencing and artificial intelligence in agriculture to improve soil health and crop production on-farm. How healthy is the microbial activity of your soil?...