Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Bangladesh market for farmed fish up 25 times in three decades

A study shows that the market for farmed fish grew by a dramatic 25 times in three decades in Bangladesh. The latest study of the...

DuPont, Monsanto urge transparent GMO crop reviews in China

Global seeds giants have called for transparent, science-based approvals processes for new crop types after China approved two more genetically modified (GMO) crops for...

CPF plans to further reduce fishmeal in shrimp feed

Charoen Pokphand Foods PLC (CPF) has committed to maximizing marine resource use by partnering various organizations to restore marine fertility and has also targeted...

State-of the-art shrimp feed plant opens in Vietnam

Skretting Vietnam officially opened a new state-of-the-art shrimp feed plant in the Mekong Delta, with an initial production capacity of 60,000 tonnes annually. The new...

GM crops bounce back from 2015 decline

More genetically modified (GM) crops were planted in 2016 than 2015, but the adoption of GM agriculture varied widely across Asia, report says. Global acceptance...

Factory farming in Asia creating global health risks

Growth of intensive units has potential to increase antibiotic resistance and could result in spread of bird flu beyond region The use of antibiotics in...

New GMO corn by DOW after import approval by China

Dow Chemical Co secured import approval from China for its next-generation Enlist corn variety and announced it would be commercially available in the United...

Low-Key companies that are influencing Aquaculture

There may be a lot of fish in the sea, but wild fish stocks are still a finite resource that needs to be properly...

Kenya’s maize yields could drop 25pc over armyworm invasion

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Willy Bett has warned that the country's annual maize yield could drop by 20-25 per cent this year due to the...

Ever-growing import demand of soybean in Africa

The growth in animal feed demand has been spurred on by an increase in demand for high-protein food – especially within the growing middle...