Preventing negative consequences of intensive livestock production in the Baltic Sea Region

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How effective is phytase in pig feed?

16.10.2020

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The addition of phytase enzyme to pig feed to improve uptake of phosphorus is today standard procedure in most pig production. Asignificant part of phosphate in grains and seeds is in ?phytate?, theplant?s natural phosphorus storage molecule, which is not digestible fornon-ruminants (pigs, chickens, ...

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EU IED evaluation: resource use, recycling, agriculture

16.10.2020

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The European Commission has published its evaluation of the Industrial Emissions Directive which regulates over 50 000 installations in Europe, including food and dairy processing, waste treatment and large poultry and pig farms (replacing several Directives including IPPC).

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Fate of pharmaceuticals in manure processing

16.10.2020

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Twelve pharmaceuticals were detected in pig manure and slaughterhouse sludge in Catalunya, Spain. All twelve were found in manure, at concentrations up to 6600 ?g/kg in the solid fraction (for doxycycline, a tetracycline antibiotic used to treat pneumonia, Lyme disease, cholera), and most were found ...

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Call for papers: Sustainable phosphorus use in agriculture

14.10.2020

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Research or review papers are invited for a special issue of the journal Agronomy on sustainable use of phosphorus in agriculture: N and P inmanure and crop requirements, soil-crop systems, from feed through livestock to manure nutrient mass balances and efficiencies, runoff and erosion, policies and ...

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11th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR * 20 October 2020 * ONLINE

11.10.2020

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Organised in the framework of the 11th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBR), with SuMaNu and BSAG, this workshop will discuss input to the HELCOM Regional Nutrient Recycling Strategy to be adopted in 2021, including eutrophication mitigation, manure management, Circular ...

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Federacja Zielonych GAJA
5 Lipca 45, 70-374 Szczecin, Poland
Phone. +48 91 489 42 33
Fax + 48 91 489 42 32
fzbiuro@gajanet.pl


Coalition Clean Baltic
Östra Ågatan 53
SE-753 22 Uppsala, Sweden
SHORT ABOUT THE PROJECT

Project Industrial animal farms in the Baltic Sea Region - sustainable practices to reduce nutrient loads is a part of a long-term campaign of the Coalition Clean Baltic and Green Federation "GAJA", aiming to reduce the negative impact of large-scale animal production on the environment and local communities in the Baltic Sea Region, particularly by reducing nutrient run-off into the sea. The project is part-financed by the European Union. This website reflects only the view of the Coalition Clean Baltic. The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains.