Sustainability and animal welfare remain an important topic in the world of agriculture. It is well known that the world population continues to grow and is expected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050, according to the FAO, this will increase the demand for high quality protein. The challenge will be to provide food without overwhelming the planet.
Alongside sustainable animal production, animal welfare is equally important. Society places both ethical and economic value on animal welfare. This understanding of the importance of animal welfare is growing every year.
About the special
The special will delve into the solutions and innovations that have been developed to help make animal production more sustainable. Topics will include:
Feed additive solutions to reduce livestock emissions
Measure and monitor animal welfare
Breeding strategies to produce hardier animals
Reduce the use of veterinary medicine
Solutions to support animal behavior
Print, digital and online possibilities
The special will be included with the #8 regular print magazine issue. All articles will be published online and highlighted in specific e-newsletters.