Land Use Changes Associated with Feed Crop
At some point, the potential domestic farm productivity gains from approving GM food and feed crops
in these countries will outweigh possible loss of future export sales.
The Joseph and Regina Kwapisz #2 farm, a 47-acre pasture and feed crop
This rotation of crops helps prevent a build-up of pests and diseases and makes it easier to feed crops
in the most beneficial way.
Hundreds of tons of ammonium nitrate, used to feed crops
, were stored at West Fertilizer.
One of the main challenges in producing domestic sources of bioenergy feedstocks is ensuring that we don't interfere with production of food and feed crops
grown on prime farmland.
Advanced biofuels are produced from wastes, algae and other sources that don't compete directly with food and feed crops
, said the committee in a statement.
While Smithfield's 11 abattoirs and pork processing facilities in these states are safe from future legal challenges based on these state laws, thanks to World Trade Organization provisions on the General Agreement on Trade Services, the protection against state meddling against foreign direct investment might now apply to land used for ancillary purposes, such as manure lagoons and feed crops
This doesn't even take into account meat's other environmental impacts, such as the greenhouse gases released by cow manure and the fertilizers used to grow feed crops
At the very least, few other importing nations will relish having to compete with China to secure their own access to food and feed crops
given China's experience and sophisticated commodity acquisition network.
In the United States, the production of livestock and their feed crops
is responsible for one third of the nitrogen and phosphorous discharged into freshwater.
24,000 The problems are not confined to racecourses either with trainers' gallops waterlogged and the Curragh training grounds being forced to close their extensive network of grass gallops, while hay and feed crops
are also set to suffer with wet weather preventing farmers from harvesting.
Given the current relatively high prices for most grain and feed crops
, the traditional interest of the grain handlers and processors has become more nearly aligned with the interests of landowners who see an opportunity to increase their incomes by growing crops, rather than idling land.
The move is part of the authority's efforts to support food security policies in the emirate and aims at assessing the production and nutritional value of a number of feed crops
that could substitute the recently banned Rhodes grass, which is a highly water-intensive crop.
In addition, far less agricultural land will be required to grow feed crops
for conversion to biodiesel, Fast-growing perennial crops, like short rotation woody crops and tall grass crops, could be used.