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Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says
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Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says. Compared with the other animal proteins, beef produces five times more heat-trapping gases per calorie, puts out six times as much water-polluting nitrogen, takes 11 times more water for irrigation and uses 28 times the land, according to the study ...

INRA inaugurates the European Soil Sample Conservatory in Orléans
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On July 8, INRA President François Houllier inaugurated a new infrastructure for soil research—the only one of its kind in Europe—at the Val de Loire Centre in Ardon (near Orléans, France). François Bonneau, President of the Regional Council of France’s Centre Region, was also in attendance. This new centre represents a major scientific and logistical ...

PEFC Strengthens Presence at European Union Level
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In recognition of the significant role that theEuropean Union (EU) is playing in advancing sustainable forest management, PEFC International has appointment Xavier Noyon as its Brussels-based EU Representative to contribute to and engage in processes impacting responsible forestry in the EU. Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Ben Gunneberg, Secretary General of PEFC International ...

Historic Farm Bill Funding Available to Organic Producers and Handlers
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that approximately $13 million in Farm Bill funding is now available for organic certification cost-share assistance, making certification more accessible than ever for small certified producers and handlers. "Consumer demand for organic products is surging across the country," said Secretary Tom Vilsack. "To meet this demand, we need to ...

Successful Breeder Management is All in the Details
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"How do we optimize egg production? We all know that a lot of things have to fall into place…programs such as housing and nutrition, but the biggest factor is understanding the reproductive system in both male and female breeders,” remarked Chad Mason, breeder-hatchery manager with Columbia Farms, a division of House of Raeford, at USPOULTRY’s 2014 Hatchery-Breeder Clinic held ...

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    This is the biannual meeting of the Physiology Section of the American Fisheries Society. 300-500 delegates are expected from North America, UK, Europe and farther afield, covering everything from Physiology of fish Aquaculture, nutrition, parasites and disease to swimming and migratory physiology, ecological physiology, environmental stress and toxicology, in both fresh and seawater environments.

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    The scientific program for the XXIV IUFRO World Congress will consist of plenary sessions, sub-plenary sessions, technical sessions, and themed poster sessions. In keeping with the spirit of the Congress title – Sustaining Forests, Sustaining People: The Role of Research – the Congress Scientific Committee (CSC) is developing a program to highlight how forest science is helping address significant envi

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