Maximizing Profits with Poultry Litter

March 15, 2017

A Mississippi-based Agricultural Research Service (ARS) researcher has learned that using poultry litter as fertilizer can help cotton growers in the Southeast maximize profits.

Poultry litter (chicken manure, spilled feed, excess feathers, and other poultry-house materials) contains nitrogen and phosphorus—both important crop nutrients. Applying poultry litter to the soil also recycles some of the tons of litter generated annually by poultry operations throughout the United States, says Haile Tewolde, an ARS agronomist at Mississippi State.

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NutritionistsGathering in Lebanon Discusses How to Make Breakfast Better based on Latest Science and Focus on Whole Grains

Nutritionists from across Lebanon gathered in Beirut to discuss the latest recommendations on what constitutes a healthy breakfast at a scientific event organized by Nestlé Middle East, with whole grains emergingas a key ingredient to help maintain healthier body weight1-3, reduce coronary heart disease risk4,5, and lower risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes5,6. 

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Tackling Cattle Fever Ticks with Vaccines

Cattle in a field. Link to photo information By Sandra Avant

 

January 12, 2016

Despite a successful program to eliminate cattle fever ticks during the first half of the 20th century, these ticks still manage to cross the Mexican border into Texas. A new vaccine developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) could control these pests and help prevent a reinfestation of cattle fever ticks in the United States. These ticks can transmit pathogens that cause bovine babesiosis and anaplasmosis—diseases that can kill cattle.

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Agricool Group latest news

- Agricool Group is now an authorized distributor for Roxell in Oman.

- Al Barakah Distribution is officially a partner of Agricool Group in Oman.

- Agricool Group just installed and successfully tested a 6000 bph Slaughter House in Sudan.

- Agricool Group will exhibit during Agrena 2017 in Cairo, Egypt. 

Neovia is launching a first call for solutions for its "Farm of the Future" project which is a genuinely open and collaborative project!

Neovia announced the launch of a new project, called the "Farm of the Future", in July 2016.

This project, which will be implemented before 2020, is both an innovative and social project. The objective is to meet the challenge of feeding the world and innovate with stakeholders to develop a new sustainable way of livestock farming for the future together. This project is also intended to be collaborative and aims to involve innovators, livestock farmers, and consumers in developing a world network of Farms of the Future. To accelerate its implementation, Neovia is launching today a call for solutions to identify technological, academic, and strategic partners.

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ALDO ROSSI TO HEAD COBB RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

Dr Aldo Rossi, who has 25 years of poultry experience including 17 years with Cobb-Vantress, Inc., has been appointed vice president of research and development for the company.

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