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A holistic approach to reducing TBC
A holistic approach to reducing TBC

The Total Bacterial Count (TBC) is one of the main reasons for reduced milk quality. Even in UHT milk, bacteria that are killed by heating may…

Field peas as a protein source for dairy cows
Field peas as a protein source for dairy cows

What is the effect of a partial substitution of soybean meal and corn grain with field peas in dairy cow diets?

New bio-processed protein concentrate shows potential
New bio-processed protein concentrate shows potential

Aquafeed is the most expensive and important input in shrimp farming. However, the production of one of its main ingredients, fishmeal, has been decreasing

Is a fish oil-free cobia feed possible?
Is a fish oil-free cobia feed possible?

Cobia (Rachycentron canadum) is a warmwater, carnivorous marine finfish, and the only member of the Rachycentridae family.

Bridging the omega-3 gap with methane, microalgae
Bridging the omega-3 gap with methane, microalgae

They are microscopic methane-munchers, these teensy bacteria that turn methane into carbon dioxide, water and energy. And even omega-3 fatty acids, the primary

Soy protein concentrate replaces fishmeal in spotted rose snapper diets
Soy protein concentrate replaces fishmeal in spotted rose snapper diets

Research in partnership with the United States Soybean Export Council at Martec Industries’ cage farm site in Costa Rica is examining the use of soy products

Health: First things first
Health: First things first

On average, it is harder to keep animal diseases under control on large-scale dairy farms.A systematic approach is therefore needed to improve the health status

Bluetongue: EFSA reviews control measures
Bluetongue: EFSA reviews control measures

Eradication of bluetongue is very difficult and mass vaccination, followed by sensitive surveillance systems, will work best according to EFSA.

New solutions for mastitis control
New solutions for mastitis control

We still have a lot to learn when it comes to mastitis. Better knowledge on which bacteria are present in the udder, in combination with novel…

Good quality water: An essential nutrient for dairy cows
Good quality water: An essential nutrient for dairy cows

An improved water quality leads to an increased milk production and better animal health in dairy cattle. Water is often an overlooked nutrient

How to avoid loss in condition score
How to avoid loss in condition score

Dairy producers are being reminded to pay close attention to nutritional requirements during peak lactation, to avoid losses in body condition score (BCS)

Vietnam’s tea exports likely to increase in coming months
Vietnam’s tea exports likely to increase in coming months

Vietnam’s tea exports are forecast to increase in both volume and value in the remaining months of 2017 due to growing global demand and limited supply.

Coffee exports down in volume, up in value
Coffee exports down in volume, up in value

Coffee exports dropped 20.5% in volume in the first nine months of this year, but the value still inched up 1.3% to US$2.55 billion as export…

US warns VN seafood exporters of unregulated fishing
US warns VN seafood exporters of unregulated fishing

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has warned Vietnamese seafood processors, importers and exporters to fight against illegal

South Korea likes Vietnamese squid and octopus
South Korea likes Vietnamese squid and octopus

South Korea continues to be the Number 1 importer of squid and octopus from Vietnam, accounting for 34 per cent of total exports

EU - Potential market for Vietnamese fruit and vegetable exports
EU - Potential market for Vietnamese fruit and vegetable exports

The Vietnam Fruit and Vegetable Association has forecast that the proportions of Vietnamese fruit and vegetable exports will go up in the near future.

Enterprises advised to focus on organic fruit, vegetable exports to EU
Enterprises advised to focus on organic fruit, vegetable exports to…

Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable businesses should eye on organic products for export to the European market, experts said at a workshop in Hanoi on October 11.

US’s monitoring programme worries Vietnamese seafood firms
US’s monitoring programme worries Vietnamese seafood firms

Many seafood businesses of Vietnam have expressed their worries when there are only more than two months left before SIMP takes effect.

Vegetable, fruit exporters must up safety standards
Vegetable, fruit exporters must up safety standards

Vietnamese exporters of fruits and vegetables must improve hygienic standards of their products to avoid technical barriers imposed by the EU market

What will Vietnam’s seafood industry do if it receives yellow card from the EU?
What will Vietnam’s seafood industry do if it receives yellow…

Vietnam has been warned that it will receive a yellow card if it doesn’t implement EU demands on fighting IUU (illegal, unreported and unregulated) fishing.

Bacterial diseases of shrimps and their management
Bacterial diseases of shrimps and their management

Bacterial diseases of shrimps and their management. Vibriosis and related bacterial diseases. Control of disease Sanitation and rigorous management practices.

Agriculture tries to avoid fluctuations
Agriculture tries to avoid fluctuations

Economic experts are concerned about the slow growth of the agriculture sector, which they say may affect the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) this year