Far Eastern Agriculture weekly digest - 12th June - 16th June

Max Pixel for FEAG 307(Image source: Max Pixel)Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Far Eastern Agriculture, from 12th June - 16th June 2017 

Microbiome to fight antimicrobial resistance 

Dr Andrew Morgan, chief scientist at DuPont Nutrition and Health, spoke about the emerging science of microbiome and its potential in providing solutions to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR) at the AgriVision 2017 conference, held from 13 to 15 June 2017, in Noordwijk aan Zee, the Netherlands. Click here to read the full story.  

Philips Lighting enact the largest LED horticultural lighting project in the world 

LED grow lights will illuminate greenhouses occupying an area the size of 40 football pitches. Click here to read the full story.  

UN’s FAO promotes advancements of innovative agro-aquaculture systems to enhance Asian-Pacific growth 

The Asia-Pacific region is witnessing considerable advancements and innovative approaches that combine agriculture and aquaculture leading to improved livelihoods for smallholders, according to senior officials from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Click here to read the full story.  

Kiwa Bio-Tech announce a signed agreement for increased fertiliser production in China 

On 8 June 2017, Kiwa signed an equity purchase agreement with Yantai Peng Hao New Materials Technology Co. in Penglai city, Yantai apple's main producing area, in Shandong, China. Click here to read the full story.  

Thailand to increase production capacity by 80 per cent 

The Thai state-run dairy group Dairy Farming Promotion Organisation of Thailand (DPO) is expanding its production capacity with the addition of new milk-processing plants. Click here to read the full story.  

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