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Acadian Seaplants Limited™ submits 2023 Communication on Progress to the UN Global Compact

 

Dartmouth, NS, Canada – May 15, 2024 – Acadian Seaplants Limited™, the parent company of Acadian Tasco®, continues its commitment to the United Nations Global Compact (UN Global Compact) with the submission of the Communication on Progress (CoP) report. The CoP submission helps to measure and demonstrate progress on the Ten Principles and the Sustainable Development Goals […]

 

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Can We Make Dogs Live Longer? Here’s How Their Diet Helps!

 

Can you ever have enough time with your canine companions? We don’t think so! Treat dogs right and they’ll bring abundant love, affection, and fun into your life. Even then, dog lovers are keen to extend their quality time, making the precious moments with their pooch last. How do we slow down the clock and […]

 

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Prioritizing Safe Pet Food Ingredients: Acadian Tasco® Style

Prioritizing Safe Pet Food Ingredients: Acadian Tasco® Style

 

  You are what you eat—and the same goes for your pets. Our furry friends rely on a healthy supply of essential nutrients, or they risk developing disorders that can hurt their overall quality of life. That’s why formulators and consumers need to know the safety and trustworthiness of feed ingredients as well as their […]

 

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Worried about Heat Stress in Pigs? The Right Diet Can Keep Them Safe in Hot Weather

Worried about Heat Stress in Pigs? The Right Diet Can Keep Them Safe in Hot Weather

 

  A USDA webinar during July reemphasized a message that pork producers have known for a while: heat stress can be detrimental to the wellbeing of their livestock. Jay Johnson, a research animal scientist dedicated to livestock behavior research, listed numerous different production losses that rising global temperatures will create for the industry: Reduced lean […]

 

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Struggling to Find the Dental Supplements Cats Will Like? Try Using Seaweed Extracts!

Struggling to Find the Dental Supplements Cats Will Like? Try Using Seaweed Extracts!

 

  Unlike their feral cousins, not all domestic cats have the same chances to use the natural world around them to help care for their teeth and gums. Felines in the wild chew on bones or grass to eliminate harmful plaque, but those methods of improvised dental care can respectively fracture teeth or cause some […]

 

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4 Ways Probiotics Improve the Lives of You & Your Pets (and How Prebiotics Play a Part Too)

 

  Feeding your four-legged friends requires more than filling their empty stomachs. Pet owners are not only responsible for the nutrition of their cats and dogs, but also ensuring their pets can use those nutrients to the fullest. One easy way to do that: feed your pets probiotics. For those who don’t know, probiotics are […]

 

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Worried about the Nutrition of Your Whitetail Deer? Seaweed Is Perfect for Two Key Nutrients

Worried about the Nutrition of Your Whitetail Deer? Seaweed Is Perfect for Two Key Nutrients

 

  Deer hunters already put a fair amount of thought into what their local wild deer are eating. Whether planting food plots or setting up salt licks, they research what food and supplements will attract bucks and distract them long enough to line up a perfect shot. Yet when you’re raising deer, you not only […]

 

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Can Seaweed Improve the Quality of Pork Meat for Producers? Here’s What the Research Says

Can Seaweed Improve the Quality of Pork Meat for Producers? Here’s What the Research Says

 

  The last few years have been a struggle for pork producers all over the country. Everything from closed processing plants at the beginning of the pandemic to increased transportation costs, supply-chain snags and labor expenses in 2021 forced hog farmers to repeatedly make tough choices. With all these extra burdens on hog farmers, every […]

 

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Looking to Enhance Your Feed Quality? Consider Our 2021 Seaweed Offering As Food For Thought

Looking to Enhance Your Feed Quality? Consider Our 2021 Seaweed Offering As Food For Thought

 

  Consumers expect more and more from their animal feed. Whether raising healthy and productive livestock for market or boosting the wellbeing and happiness of their pets, people want to know they are purchasing high-quality feed ingredients. Though there’s a good deal of art that goes into mixing up the right feed product recipes, there’s […]

 

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How to Reduce Methane Emissions & Run a More Efficient Farm Using 3 Eco-Friendly Strategies

How to Reduce Methane Emissions & Run a More Efficient Farm Using 3 Eco-Friendly Strategies

 

  Farmers have felt the real impact of extreme weather events—especially from intensifying cases of severe heat and drought. As a result, many are ready to act. For example, this year’s Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll shows that over half of the respondents were worried about the impact of climate change on their operations, […]

 

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