Using cotton byproducts to create cattle feed and cooking oil

Cotton plant on beige background

A new factory in Queensland, Australia, is upcycling waste from cotton crops into cattle feed and cooking oil. Southern Queensland is home to a significant portion of Australia’s cattle feedlots and one of the most productive cotton-growing regions. The factory will process the unused cotton byproduct into high-protein feed pellets that have similar fat and energy levels to traditional grain to feed livestock while also producing high-quality oil for cooking. Read more.

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