June 13, 2012

Podcast: Let them eat algae?

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With rising demand for corn in the biofuel industry, cattle producers are looking for new, sustainable sources of cattle feed. At Texas A&M University, researchers Tryon Wickersham and Merritt Drewery think algae might be a good alternative feed ingredient. In this podcast, they explain where to get algae and whether it’s nutritious enough for cattle. And they answer the big question: Will cattle even want to eat algae? Listen now