Environment

Belching cows emit methane gas which punctures the planet's ozone layer

NFU vows to continue fight against methane emissions

By Andrew Burnyeat

The UK’s National Farmers’ Union (NFU) says livestock producers need to keep up their efforts to reduce methane emissions, but said factors outside agriculture must be investigated as new research shows greenhouse gas levels are rising.

Hurricane Matthew flooded and devastated poultry and hog farms in North Carolina

Perdue Farms responds to water pollution call

By Rod Addy

Poultry giant Perdue Farms has responded to pressure on several leading US meat firms to tighten focus on water use, highlighting the actions it has already taken on the issue.

Duc said the energy consumption project will help 'protect the environment'

French poultry player Duc slashes energy consumption

By Oscar Rousseau

Meat processor Duc has hailed the financial impact of slashing energy consumption at its primary production plant in Chailley, France, claiming the “ambitious project” exceeded expectations.