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

USSEC

Responsibility

Giving a lift to tilapia farmers in Myanmar

The U.S. Soybean Export Council’s farm demonstrations, farmer education efforts and formulated feeds are boosting tilapia production in rural areas of Myanmar, where indigenous carp are more commonly raised. 

Innovation & Investment

GOAL 2016 preview: IPA technology catching on in China

Intensive pond aquaculture (IPA) technology, a floating, in-pond raceway system developed in the United States, is being adopted fast in China, just three years after its introduction, says Jim Zhang, aquaculture program manager for USSEC-China.  

Aquafeeds

Aquaculture Exchange: Lukas Manomaitis, USSEC

The U.S. Soybean Export Council is a huge supporter of aquaculture growth globally, as so many aquafeed formulators rely on U.S. soy to create nutritious diets. The Southeast Asia senior technical advisor for USSEC’s aquaculture program talks about this symbiotic 

Innovation & Investment

USSEC, partners establish Asian aquaculture feed formulation database

To help produce high-quality aquaculture feeds, the U.S. Soybean Export Council spearheaded the Asian Aquaculture Feed Formulation Database project, designed as a reference tool for individuals involved in feed formulation, ingredient purchasing, quality control and research. 

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