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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Animal Feed Additives Market Expected to Reach $20 Billion by 2020
GLOBAL - According to a new research report by Allied Market Research, the global animal feed additives market was valued at $14.9 billion in 2013 and is estimated...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Weekly Overview: Barley and Sweet Potato Prove Effective as Fish Feed Ingredients
ANALYSIS - The Philippines Tarlac College of Agriculture (TCA) is studying the sweet potato as a nutritious and low cost feed source for the aquaculture industry,...
Barley Studied as a High-protein Fish Food
US - A process that improves the nutritional value of barley for use in fish feed has been developed by scientists at the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and...
Record Earnings for Marine Harvest in Q2 2014
NORWAY - Marine Harvest has reported record earnings and a total harvest volume of 114,000 tonnes in the second quarter of 2014....
Friday, July 11, 2014
Synthetic Astaxanthin Approved for Salmonids and Ornamental Fish
EU - The Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) has found that synthetic astaxanthin is safe for salmonids and ornamental fish...
IFFO Makes its Presence Felt in Asia for the First Time
ASIA - The growing demand for responsibly produced fishmeal and fish oil, for use in both animal feed and human food, is increasing the number of factories certified...
India’s Oilmeal Exports Down 31 per cent
INDIA - India’s oilmeal exports have posted negative growth of 31 per cent at 592,850 tonnes for the first quarter ended June 30, 2014 (April to June)....
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Can Sweet Potato Feed the Aquaculture Industry?
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Agricultural Research (DA-BAR) is eyeing the sweet potato or kamote as an important feed source for the...
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Norway Moving Closer to Intensive Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Farming
NORWAY - The start-feed for “baby” tuna now being produced in Trondheim has given a Norwegian aquaculture company complete faith in the possibility of mass-producing...
Friday, July 04, 2014
Bell Aquaculture Launches Aquafeed Mill in Indiana
US – Bell Aquaculture has officially opened the Bell Farms Aqua Feed mill located in central Indiana USA....
Chicken Farmers Benefit from Oyster Farming Waste
CHINA - An agricultural company in Pingtan has been instrumental in the disposal of wasted oyster shells by turning them into a feed ingredient for chickens....
Thursday, July 03, 2014
Study Finds Fish Bones Weakened By Too Much Omega-6
NORWAY - A study at the National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research (NIFES) has revealed that a high concentration of omega-6 in fish feed may lead to weaker...
Huon Aquaculture Launches A$3.35-Million Salmon Feed Barge
AUSTRALIA - Tasmania-based Huon Aquaculture has launched the first of four state-of-the-art feed barges built by local steel fabrication company Haywards. ...
New Aquaculture Development Opens Up Fish Export Markets For Brazil
BRAZIL - To celebrate the Day of the Fisherman on 29 June, the fisheries minister officially opened a fish feed mill in Rio Branco in the state of Acre in the north-west...
Friday, June 27, 2014
Responsibility in Fish Feed Production
GLOBAL - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and GLOBALG.A.P. have been working together for the last year to help bring...
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Companies Join Up for Algae Biomass for Aquaculture
US/ISRAEL - Hawaii based algae bioproducts company Cellana, is to join forces with Israeli Galil Algae Cooperative Agriculture Society Limited for the production...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Nutreco Enters Joint Venture with Nigerian Fish Feed Company
NIGERIA - Nutreco has signed an agreement to enter into a joint venture in Nigeria with Durante, a leading supplier of fish feed in Nigeria and Nutreco's existing...
Friday, June 13, 2014
Animal Feed in Europe: Key to Performance, Health and Welfare
EUROPE - At its 57th General Assembly in Liège, Belgium, last week, the European Feed Manufacturers Association (FEFAC) published 'The Feed Chain in Action', a...
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Outcome Measures Drive Grower Profitability, Sustainable Practices
ANALYSIS - Farmers are seeing the value of switching to outcome measures to increase profitability as part of building on their sustainable farming practices. ...
Researchers Investigate Special Diet that Promotes Abalone Survival
AUSTRALIA - South Australian researchers are investigating dietary additives to reduce the effects of higher summer water temperatures and improve survival rates...
Nutreco Halts Iberian Feed, Meat Divestment
EU - Nutreco has ended the process to explore a possible divestment of the compound feed and meat businesses in Spain and Portugal....
Friday, June 06, 2014
Feed Amino Acids Market is Flourishing
GLOBAL - The feed amino acids market is flourishing due to its increased use for enhancing animal growth. ...
Thursday, June 05, 2014
Aquaculture Must Improve or Die, say Experts
NORWAY - Norway’s aquaculture sector has been a world leader for innovation. But much more research is needed to avoid stagnation, according to research by two...
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Weekly Overview: Researchers Discover Sustainable Fish Feed from Invasive Carp
GLOBAL - In this week's news, research by Southern Illinois University (SIU), US, has discovered that combining soybean meal with fish meal made from invasive Asian...
Monday, June 02, 2014
UK Animal Feed Committee Reviewed Antibiotic Issues, EU Audit
UK - The Advisory Committee on Animal Feedingstuffs open meeting held at the McDonald Old England Hotel, Bowness-on-Windermere Cumbria gave stakeholders an opportunity...
Friday, May 30, 2014
Soybean-Asian Carp Feed Blend More Sustainable for the Aquaculture Industry
US - Combining soybean meal with fish meal made from invasive Asian carp produces a more nutritious, sustainable and economical option for feeding some farm-raised...
Registration Opens for Distance Learning Course on Feed Production
US - Registration is now open for the course, 'Fundamentals of Feed Manufacturing' co-sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA)....
Thursday, May 29, 2014
AQUACULTURE UK - Salmon Nutrition Study Wins Student Award at Aquaculture UK
UK - Diseases, pathogens, parasites, nutrition, biosecurity, and vaccine development all came under the microscope at the Novartis student awards conference at Aquaculture...
Friday, May 23, 2014
Brown Appointed New BAFSAM Secretary General
UK - Geoff Brown has been appointed Secretary General of BAFSAM Ltd; (British Association of Feed Supplement and Additive Manufacturers). ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Production Plant for World Supply of Live Fish-fry Feed
NORWAY - Live start-feed, cultivated in Trondheim, Norway has enabled large numbers of lobster and tuna fry to survive in tanks. Now, SINTEF – the largest independent...
 
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