Potential of defatted microalgae to replace soybean meal

[5th, May 2014]  According to an extensive review published in the Journal of Animal Science, defatted biomass from the biofuel industry may replace some of the corn and soybean currently used for weanling pigs, broiler chicks and laying hens. This is an abstract from the report…. Continue reading Potential of defatted microalgae to replace soybean meal

Taking the fight to Lake Erie algal blooms before they reach Western New York

[5th, May 2014] Toxic blue-green algae again threaten the Ohio side of Lake Erie and its shorelines this summer. In Buffalo, government officials and environmentalists on Monday took aim at stopping the cyanobacteria before it reaches Western New York… Continue reading Taking the fight to Lake Erie algal blooms before they reach Western New York

Algal Scientific’s Breakthrough Animal-Health Discoveries Draw Investor Interest

[5th, May 2014]  Algal Scientific, a Northville, MI-based startup focused on improving animal feed and human nutrition as well as wastewater treatment, said last week that it has raised $3 million in new venture capital funding. Participating in the round were Evonik… Continue reading Algal Scientific’s Breakthrough Animal-Health Discoveries Draw Investor Interest

Toxic algae could contaminate WNY drinking water

[5th, May 2014] Lake Erie has come a long way since it was declared dead decades ago, but all of that may be at risk once again. Jill Jedlicka, Executive Director, Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper, said, “Lake Erie is dying again. It was declared dead in 1970; it took 20 years to see the recovery that took place… Continue reading Toxic algae could contaminate WNY drinking water