Sunday, October 22, 2017

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...

Strategic equity investment of Delacon and Cargill

Partnership will advance the natural phytogenic feed additive category Delacon, the pioneer and global leader in phytogenic feed additives, and Cargill have agreed to a...

China a ‘logical step’ for shrimp feed expansion-BioMar

The CEO of Danish aquatic feed giant BioMar Group told that expanding into shrimp feed in China would be a "logical step". In an email...

Protix obtains EUR 45 million to increase insect protein production

Dutch firm is to receive EUR 45 million funding from Aqua-Spark, Rabobank, BOM and several private investors for a project on the potential use...

GADVASU to share technology for calf-feed starters

Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) has recently inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Markfed for the transfer of technology...