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Vietnam no longer exclusive exporter of tra fish
Vietnam no longer exclusive exporter of tra fish

Vietnam will no longer dominate the global tra fish market as many other countries have taken to tra fish processing and export in direct competition

Ammonia toxicity degrades animal health, growth
Ammonia toxicity degrades animal health, growth

An NH3-N concentration of 0.45 mg/L reduced the growth of five species of penaeid shrimp by about 50 percent.

Better soil with summer cover crops
Better soil with summer cover crops

Swellendam farmer Hoppies Uys has started a new farming trend in the Southern Cape by planting a summer cover crop directly after harvesting a silage crop

Success with hydroponics
Success with hydroponics

Hugh and Isabel Wallace farm 4ha of vegetables undercover on Silver Dawn, close to Krugersdorp. They produce high-quality vegetables for the export market

Seedlings: Balancing fertility & hardening
Seedlings: Balancing fertility & hardening

To ensure successful fertilisation, you need to do more than simply carry out a soil analysis to determine the crop’s basic requirements.

Meeting the
Meeting the "excellent fisherman" on the reservoir of Da River…

That fisherman is Mr. Dinh Van Linh in Trang village, Binh Thanh commune, Cao Phong district. From his experience, he not only enriched by himself

Tra fish exports to US enjoy strong surge
Tra fish exports to US enjoy strong surge

Vietnam’s tra fish export turnover to the US surpassed that to China to hit 58.5 million USD in July, making up 30 percent of the country’s…

Can Tho promotes startup spirit among farmers
Can Tho promotes startup spirit among farmers

The implementation of “One Commune One Product” (OCOP) scheme is essential for the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho to promote startup spirit among local farmers

Marine microalga may make aquafeeds more sustainable
Marine microalga may make aquafeeds more sustainable

Marine microalgae are excellent sources of essential amino acids, minerals, vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids.

Startup with 3,000 chickens
Startup with 3,000 chickens

"Starting up my own business from 3,000 chickens, sometimes, I felt exhausted due to diseases, unstable prices, but with my determination

Columnaris Disease
Columnaris Disease

Columnaris, first described by Herbert Spencer Davis in 1922, is one of the oldest known diseases of warm water fish. References to the disease can be…

Polychaete worms reduce waste, provide food in aquaculture
Polychaete worms reduce waste, provide food in aquaculture

The marine polychaete Nereis diversicolor can be integrated into recirculating aquaculture systems to reduce particulate matter.

FSIS to have final say on Vietnamese tra fish quality compatibility next month
FSIS to have final say on Vietnamese tra fish quality…

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) under the U.S. Department of Agriculture in September will decide whether Vietnam’s food safety control system

Ben Tre: Shrimp to become spearhead of production industry
Ben Tre: Shrimp to become spearhead of production industry

The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre will be developing its shrimp sector’s value chain with intensive farming and advanced technological application

Rice exports: Opportunities in traditional markets
Rice exports: Opportunities in traditional markets

Rice exports yielded good results in the first half of 2018 and are expected to further increase towards year’s end due to high demand in traditional…

Vietnam near to cracking US$2 billion in cashew nut exports
Vietnam near to cracking US$2 billion in cashew nut exports

Cashew nuts are one of 24 products with an export value exceeding US$1 billion during the first half of this year, reaching nearly US$2 billion, a…

Hoang Anh Gia Lai to expand banana farming for China export
Hoang Anh Gia Lai to expand banana farming for China…

Hoang Anh Gia Lai Agriculture Jsc is set to invest in another 5,000 hectares of land in Cambodia to grow bananas for export to China.

Shrimp necrosis has infectious etiology
Shrimp necrosis has infectious etiology

Diseased shrimp exhibited skeletal muscle necrosis, indicated by the whitish discoloration of several abdominal segments.

Study shows efficiency of BSF and bacteria for producing larvae as feedstuff and fertilizer
Study shows efficiency of BSF and bacteria for producing larvae…

Using black soldier fly (BSF) larvae and bacteria, poultry producers may be able to reduce chicken manure and generate large amounts of feed proteins

10 paths to low productivity and profitability with tilapia in sub-Saharan Africa (Part 2)
10 paths to low productivity and profitability with tilapia in…

Small-scale semi-intensive pond farming of tilapia in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is beset with low annual productivity in the range of 1,000 (or less) to 3,000 kg

Sharon fruit in SA – growing local and export sales
Sharon fruit in SA – growing local and export sales

Exotic Sharon fruit was introduced to South Africa in the late 1990s, but it took years to establish in which regions the trees would produce optimally

Managing weed resistance to glyphosate
Managing weed resistance to glyphosate

Dr Charlie Reinhardt of the University of Pretoria’s SA Herbicide Resistance Initiative offers the following ‘5 Golden Rules’ for managing weed resistance