Scientists to use drones to boost food production

Scientists to use drones to bo…


Scientists from the United Kingdom are ensuring China is able to meet demands for food production through the use of aerial drones

Corn silages enhancing crop contamination, says study

Corn silages enhancing crop co…


A new research study has found corn silages are to blame for aiding crop contamination

UN body sets food standard guidelines to reduce salmonella

UN body sets food standard gui…


The UN body responsible for setting food standards has adopted new guidelines in a bit to reduce cases of salmonella

Cargill to build new feed mill in Vietnam

Cargill to build new feed mill…


Cargill has announced plans to construct a new US$30mn animal feed mill in Binh Duong province

Strong Japanese bluefin catches see prices dip

Strong Japanese bluefin catche…


A high number of bluefin tuna catches this year are causing prices to drop in Japan, reported the Nikkei index

Malaysia set to boost tilapia production

Malaysia set to boost tilapia …


Malaysian Fisheries Department has set a tilapia production goal of 130,000 mt by 2020 to meet the nationwide demand

LinkAsia Partners registers Actibeet for Phillipines

LinkAsia Partners registers Ac…


LinkAsia Partners has succesfully registered a new product, ActiBeet, in the Philippines

Shrimp farming looking to battle trans-continental disease

Shrimp farming looking to batt…


Governments, scientists and producers have expressed the need for a consensus on ways to fight acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease (AHPND) in cultured shrimp

Sugarcane Camp 2016 held in Australia

Sugarcane Camp 2016 held in Au…


Case IH organised a workshop for its key sugarcane customers from Africa and Middle East in Australia called Sugarcane Camp

Biotechnology to improve crop performance

Biotechnology to improve crop …


New research has successfully used biotechnology to enhance a plant’s tolerance to stress, which in turn improves how it uses water and nutrients from the soil

Now a vaccine to protect pigs from PCVD

Now a vaccine to protect pigs …


CIRCOVAC, vaccine introduced by multinational animal health company, protects pigs from porcine circovirus associated disease (PCVD)

Chicken slaughter made more humane

Chicken slaughter made more hu…


A PhD research student at UK’s University of Glasgow has successfully created a ‘neck dislocation glove’, which aims to humanely kill chicken in poultry farms

Thailand to host Global Rubber Conference 2016

Thailand to host Global Rubber…


The 12th Global Rubber Conference (GRC 2016) will take place at Deevana Plaza hotel in Krabi, Thailand from 11-13 October this year

FAO, China strengthen partnership for south-south cooperation

FAO, China strengthen partners…


The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Chinese government have announced plans to intensify their partnership in south-south cooperation activities, FAO announced last week

Global meat production to remain stable, says FAO

Global meat production to rema…


The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has assured the global food commodity markets are on a stable path for the year ahead with firm production prospects and abundant stocks

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