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Food for thought: Use more forages in livestock farming

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Small-scale livestock farming in the tropics can become more intensive yet sustainable if more and better forage is used to feed the animals being reared. This could benefit farming endeavors in rural South Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, Central America and the Caribbean, and see a move away from the increased reliance on grain-based feeds, say scientists. Read More
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Microplastics entering ocean food web through zooplankton, researchers find

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Tiny microscopic animals called zooplankton are ingesting plastic particles at an alarming rate, according to a new study. That could not only pose a risk to salmon but also spell trouble for the entire aquatic food web -- from zooplankton to humpback whales. Read More
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'Yeti' Crab Grows Its Own Food, Lives in Antarctic Spa

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http://feedproxy.google.com — What's white and blind and hairy all over? A yeti, of course! Or rather, a yeti crab. Read More
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Why do Americans waste so much food?

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http://www.enn.com — Americans throw away nearly half of their food every year, waste worth roughly $165 billion annually, according to a study by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). The report estimates that the average American family of four ends up throwing away an equivalent of up to $2,275 annually in food. Even worse, there is evidence that there has been a 50 percent jump in U.S. food waste since Read More
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'The Next Trans Fat': Experts Predict Coming Food Battles

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Now that trans fat has been taken off the table, is there another highly concerning ingredient that should be banned next? Read More
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How to minimize drought impact on food crops

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http://www.enn.com — The worldwide demand for legumes, one of the world’s most important agricultural food crops, is growing; at the same time, their production has been adversely affected by drought. In an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis research paper published today in the journal PLOS ONE, researchers provide information that could help agricultural planning and management to minimize drought- Read More
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Researchers examine how to minimize drought impact on important food crops

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Researchers provide information that could help agricultural planning and management to minimize drought-induced yield losses for legumes, one of the world's most important food crops. Read More
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Americans may waste more food that they think

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http://www.enn.com — Most Americans are aware that food waste is a problem, are concerned about it, and say they work to reduce their own waste, but nearly three-quarters believe that they waste less food than the national average, new research suggests. The findings, from the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, are significant given that 31 to 40 p Read More
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