China looks to Brazil for beef imports

China looks to Brazil for beef…


China is seeking to import the high-protein, low-fat meat in bigger quantities from Brazil with the country experiencing a widening production deficit as mports are heading for a record

Reducing broiler heat stress with light

Reducing broiler heat stress w…


A University of Georgia study has shown that extended lighting periods help enhance welfare and production of big broilers during high temperatures

Salinity-tolerant rice varieties produce high yields in Myanmar

Salinity-tolerant rice varieti…


Sixty farmers participated in evaluating new salinity-tolerant rice varieties in a farmer’s field in Meikhtilar District, Mandalay to identify new high-yielding varieties

Eco-friendly aquaculture and agriculture centre for Malaysia

Eco-friendly aquaculture and a…


Raub, a district in the Malaysian city of Pahang, is set to benefit from a new aquaculture and agriculture centre, following the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) earlier...

Food price index continues rise in June

Food price index continues ris…


International food commodity prices shot up 4.2 per cent in June, the highest monthly increase in the last four years

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

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

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

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

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