Research shows protein on U.S. native grasslands in decline

There is an alarming trend on America's rangelands due to grazing and changing climate, and it's already costing producers almost $2 billion annually, according to recently published work by a Texas A&M AgriLife Research ...

Canola beats soybean as protein source for dairy cattle

Agricultural Research Service dairy scientists in Wisconsin are helping dairy farmers weigh the merits of a relatively new option for feeding their cattle: Using canola meal as a protein supplement.

Researchers recover wasted proteins from rice starch production

Proteins remain after starch is extracted from rice. Until now, this valuable raw material was disposed of by rice starch producers at great expense. A new process is being developed to split proteins into smaller pieces, ...

Making ice-cream more nutritious with meat left-overs

Food industries are now turning meat left-over into high-protein content ingredients for food supplements, or to be added to processed food. But a EU-wide regulation covering them is still lacking.

Six degrees of inclination

(Phys.org)—Stay in a tilted bed for weeks with your head at the lower end and your body starts to change as if it were ageing prematurely or living in space. Twelve volunteers in ESA's bedrest study are enduring the testing ...

Improving training efficiency in horses

It is well known that hard training can lead to degradation of muscle protein. A number of nutritional strategies have been developed to counter this but surprisingly there has to date been very little attention paid to the ...

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