Archive for May, 2016

  • New Study Presents Strategies for Producing Food for Growing Population

    Thursday, May 26th, 2016

    A new study, “Realising Resilient Food Systems,” published in the journal Bioscience May 4, 2016 and led by Meagan Schipanski, assistant professor of soil and crop sciences at Colorado State University, presents a set of strategies to address these complex challenges of producing food for a growing global population, while reducing environmental impacts and increasing [...]

  • Could Cattle Be Fed on Waste Paper?

    Thursday, May 26th, 2016

    COLOMBIA – A new project at the University of Colombia is looking at feeding waste paper to ruminants, as part of an effort to ensure availability of animal feed in times of poor weather.
    100 tons of waste paper a day leaves a company, which the project team said could provide an alternative feed source for [...]