News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

Kelly Coleman

Aquafeeds

Soybeans: Truly sustainable feed ingredient? Part 2

Although today’s soybeans offer many benefits, farmers can also plant alternatives, sometimes on the same farms that raise genetically modified beans. Organic beans meet specific market demands, and a conventionally bred non-GMO bean has been developed for use in aquafeeds 

Aquafeeds

Soybeans: Truly sustainable feed ingredient? Part 1

Soybeans are a popular alternative feed ingredient used to replace fishmeal and fish oil in aquafeeds. Most soybeans used in these feeds have been genetically modified to reduce pesticide use and increase yields. 

Health & Welfare

Low volume, high density: Milkfish demonstration project

A demonstration conducted at a milkfish farm in southern Philippines by the United States Soybean Export Council Soy-In-Aquaculture program highlighted the use of extruded floating feeds with satiation feeding management and principles of low-volume, high-density cage production.