Can Algae Keep Animal Feed Antibiotic-Free?

(DGIwire) – For whom are the majority of antibiotics sold? Not humans—but farm animals. As recently noted by STAT, livestock and poultry producers have come to rely on medicated feeds and routine administration of antibiotics to promote growth and productivity. Unfortunately, the widespread use of medication in animal feed can give rise to antibiotic-resistant bacteria […]

As California Bakes, One Company Aims to Quench Farmers’ Water Woes

 (DGIwire) – Entering the third year of a major drought, California’s farmers are in crisis mode. Hundreds of them will get no water from the reservoirs that sustain farming in the Central Valley, where much of the country’s fresh fruits, nuts and vegetables are grown. According to The New York Times, low water allocations from […]