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We’ve reached peak pasture for livestock

This article was originally published on www.scientificamerican.com. Click here to read the original article. The story of cows and...

Planned lamb nutrition leads to greater profitability

Foetal programming refers to the effects that in-utero nutrition has on lambs. In short, it is the effect that the nutrition which a pregnant...

Biomin World Mycotoxin Survey 2018

Biomin recently released its survey results for the 2018 World Mycotoxin Survey. During a live webinar, Alexandro Marchioro from Biomin and Dr Martina Bellasio...

Orffa makes its official bow in South Africa

Established in South Africa last year, Orffa is a European feed additive company that has been spreading its wings internationally. On 21 May they...

Creep feeding gives sheep farmers the edge

In the contemporary agricultural landscape, scientific advances help farmers boost production, good genetics are available and affordable, additional infrastructure improves margins and management is...

The deterioration of Sorghum of 6000 years

The evolution of Sorghum from its original state to the domesticated cereal of current times has been heavily influenced by the action of human...

An overview of global aquaculture

Fish farming is the fastest growing food production sector globally. Global terrestrial meat and aquaculture production for 2018 is estimated to be 470,3 million...

Media day sheds light on feed industry

The Animal Feed Manufacturers Association (AFMA) hosted its first media day on 15 February. The AFMA team and media from various agricultural publications toured...

UP’s Nutrilab open for business

The University of Pretoria’s (UP) Nutrilab, specialising in analysing animal feed for nutritional content, is once again open for business after closing its services...

Chemuniqué – Breaking new ground

On 15 January 2019, after nine months of planning and design by Empowered Spaces Architects, Chemuniqué’s managing director, Terry Wiggill, gave the official go-ahead...