‘Green’-feed: Industrial microbes could feed cattle, pigs, chicken

Posted by on June 20, 2018 1:48 pm
Categories: Top News

Today, producing feed for pigs, cattle and chicken causes immense impacts for the climate and the environment. In the future, animal feed production is likely to be shifted from croplands to large-scale industrial facilities as it could bring both financial and environmental benefits. Replacing 2 percent feed with protein-rich microbes could decrease agricultural greenhouse gas emissions, global cropland area and nitrogen losses by over 5 percent.

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