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Protease’s role in alleviating necrotic enteritis losses
Protease’s role in alleviating necrotic enteritis losses

Necrotic enteritis has been estimated to affect up to 40% of commercial broiler flocks and is believed to cost the industry roughly $0.05 per broiler in…

Protect profits through supplementation of HMTBa
Protect profits through supplementation of HMTBa

Recent data has shown broilers supplemented with HMTBa (2-hydroxy 4-(methylthio) butanoic acid) as a methionine source exhibited fewer condemnations and higher

Optimizing tilapia biofloc technology systems, part 3
Optimizing tilapia biofloc technology systems, part 3

Comparative economics and environmental performance vs. conventional grow-out systems. Biofloc technology (BFT) promises to revolutionize tilapia and shrimp

Barcoding, nucleic acid sequencing are powerful resources for aquaculture
Barcoding, nucleic acid sequencing are powerful resources for aquaculture

Barcodes are short stretches of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) that act like identification strips of the produce we buy in supermarkets

Tackling Streptococcus in tilapia
Tackling Streptococcus in tilapia

Spring Genetics has recently delivered 20,000 tilapia broodstock, selectively bred for resistance to Streptococcus, to Acuícola Maria Linda in Guatemala.

Boost for carp and tilapia breeders
Boost for carp and tilapia breeders

Strains of tilapia and carp that show faster growth rates and improved FCRs been developed by WorldFish this year.

A fresh take on closed containment aquaculture
A fresh take on closed containment aquaculture

If developed, FlexiFarm could be used at more than 80 percent of the existing sites in Norway, according to the maximum wave heights

National project seeks to improve coffee quality, develop premium brand
National project seeks to improve coffee quality, develop premium brand

Vietnamese coffee only accounted for one percent of the world’s total output in 1991; 25 years later, its market share reached approximately 20 percent

Measures sought to increase added value of coffee
Measures sought to increase added value of coffee

Measures were sought to promote coffee processing to enhance coffee export value to 6 billion USD by 2030 at a workshop in Da Lat city

33 percent of farming cooperatives efficiently operate: Ministry
33 percent of farming cooperatives efficiently operate: Ministry

About 33 percent of agricultural cooperatives in Vietnam operate efficiently, mostly in horticulture, animal husbandry and aquaculture

Vietnam: 90 percent of farm products exported in raw form
Vietnam: 90 percent of farm products exported in raw form

Though Vietnam is among the world’s top exporters of farming produces, 90 percent of the products are exported in the raw form with quality and value…

First Vietnamese Coffee Day feted
First Vietnamese Coffee Day feted

The first Vietnamese Coffee Day opened on Sunday at the Lâm Viên Square in Đà Lạt, aiming to boost productivity and quality while adding value to…

One mln ton cashew farming area established in Cambodia
One mln ton cashew farming area established in Cambodia

On the occasion, Vinacas decided to provide VND 1.5 billion aid to the neighboring country to develop cashew farming area in the period of 2018-2022.

Researchers explore artificial sweetener and gut health link in calves
Researchers explore artificial sweetener and gut health link in calves

Use of artificial sweetener as a feed additive may support gut health in young calves facing a disease challenge, says researcher.

Vietnam’s seafood sector looks to long-term growth
Vietnam’s seafood sector looks to long-term growth

Vietnam’s seafood exports have seen rapid growth over the past 11 months and this year’s total revenue is expected to reach an all-time high

Aquaculture output scales up 8%
Aquaculture output scales up 8%

Aquaculture output in the first 11 months of 2017 totalled more than 3.5 million tonnes, up 8% from the same time last year

Vietnam wants Cambodia to grow cashew
Vietnam wants Cambodia to grow cashew

Việt Nam has a strong cashew processing industry, but local raw material supply only meets 20 -35 per cent of demand.

Organic acid blends enhance growth performance in piglets: study
Organic acid blends enhance growth performance in piglets: study

An international team of researchers saw positive effects from mixed organic acids in the diet on performance, serum immunity, intestinal morphology

An Giang farmers make a fortune for growing pomelos
An Giang farmers make a fortune for growing pomelos

Phu Vinh commune in An Giang province has been restructuring its farming and animal husbandry. Many households have begun growing fruit trees

How to succeed with small-scale chicken farming
How to succeed with small-scale chicken farming

Glenneis Kriel spoke to poultry industry experts about the challenges facing small-scale producers and ways in which these can be overcome.

When things go amiss with aquaculture systems
When things go amiss with aquaculture systems

An intensive aquaculture system can fail for several reasons. A producer should always be prepared. When things go amiss with aquaculture systems

What is the best carbon-nitrogen ratio for biofloc systems?
What is the best carbon-nitrogen ratio for biofloc systems?

Biofloc technology systems (BFT) are considered one of the most promising technologies in the super-intensive production of aquatic organisms