Aquaculture

Aquaculture

Global demand for seafood is growing at an unprecedented rate. By 2030, an additional 41 million tons of fish per year will be needed to maintain current levels of seafood consumption. Aquaculture is the solution and soy-based feed is the most sustainable and healthful alternative to traditional fish-based aquafeeds.

 

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Aquaculture

IPRS Helps Mexican Tilapia Producer to Boost Results

USSEC Staff WriterOct 23, 2020

Complejo Acuícola Tupez, a commercial tilapia farm in Veracruz, México is achieving positive results through the U.S. Soybean Export Council’s In-Pond Raceway System. USSEC Program…

Aquaculture

Seafood Analyst Provides COVID-19 Update on Shrimp and Salmon Industry

USSEC Staff WriterJul 22, 2020

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) hosted a global digital aquaculture conference that included a session by Gorjan Nikolik, Rabobank, with an update of the…

Aquaculture

Impact of COVID-19 on Aquaculture

USSEC Staff WriterJul 15, 2020

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) hosted a global digital aquaculture conference that included a session by George Chamberlain, Global Aquaculture Alliance, about the impacts…

Aquaculture

U.S. Soy Hosts Digital Aquaculture Conference

USSEC Staff WriterJun 30, 2020

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) hosted a global digital aquaculture conference discussing how the impact of COVID-19, the coronavirus pandemic, on the industry, emphasizing…

Aquaculture

Global Aquaculture Academy Launches In-pond Raceway System Course

Global Aquaculture AllianceJun 16, 2020

The Global Aquaculture Academy, part of the Global Aquaculture Alliance, launched an in-pond raceway systems online learning course with support from the U.S. Soybean Export…

Aquaculture

Research Investigates Potential for Soy Protein Concentrate in Juvenile Pearl Gentian Grouper Diets

Global Aquaculture AllianceJun 6, 2020

The Global Aquaculture Alliance highlighted research showing that soy protein concentrate can be included in juvenile pearl gentian group diets at levels below 30%.

Aquaculture

In-pond raceway systems introduced in Pakistan

RSN JanjuaDec 21, 2019

Pakistan is an emerging and rapidly growing market for U.S. soybeans, due in part to the fast development of the aquaculture sector in recent years.…

Aquaculture

U.S. Soy Leads the Way in Sustainable Global Aquaculture

Colby PinkstoneDec 4, 2019

What do U.S. soybean farmers and global aquaculture have in common? Quite a bit, actually, especially in helping to make fish farming more sustainable and…

Aquaculture

U.S. soybean farmers on mission to develop new markets

Missouri RuralistNov 26, 2019

South Dakota soybean grower Dawn Scheier among those who visited Cambodia With the ongoing trade war impacting sales to the largest buyer of U.S. soybeans,…

Aquaculture

USSEC: Aquaculture ‘showing some life’ in sub-Saharan Africa

Global Aquaculture AllianceOct 13, 2019

By 2030, 62 percent of all seafood produced for human consumption will come from aquaculture. Today, about 50 percent of seafood comes from the aquaculture…

Aquaculture

Exploring Aquaculture’s Relationship with Vietnam Waters

USSEC Staff WriterAug 21, 2019

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) and the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) recently collaborated on a GAA film exploring aquaculture’s relationship with the Mekong River…

Aquaculture

New Chinese Feed Mill Breaks Ground

Rob HatchettJul 26, 2019

Groundbreaking ceremonies were held in late May at a new feed mill in China’s Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei economic zone that is expected to begin producing aquaculture feed…

Aquaculture

USSEC Initiates New Approach for Annual IAFFD Workshops

Lukas ManomaitisJun 9, 2019

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) – Southeast Asia initiated the concept for the aquaculture industry to hold large-scale aquaculture formulation workshops. Starting in 2019,…

Aquaculture

Powered by U.S. Soy, Egyptian Aquaculture Industry Looks Forward

USSEC Staff WriterMay 24, 2019

Ayman Rostom of Skretting Egypt discusses Egypt’s growing aquaculture industry. He says consumers are looking for safety from feed to food and that U.S. Soy’s…

Aquaculture

New Aquaculture Study Deepens Understanding How Soy Meets Nutritional Needs

USSEC Staff WriterMay 23, 2019

Soybean meal is the No. 1 protein source used in aquaculture worldwide, and U.S. soybean farmers have realized the market potential of the aquaculture industry.…

Amino Acids

Asia Subcontinent is a Growing Market for U.S. Soy

Jen Del CarmenJan 1, 2020

USSEC Deputy Regional Lead – Asia Subcontinent (ASC) Vijay Anand discusses the burgeoning U.S. soy market in his region. The five countries that comprise the…

Animal Feed

Market Spotlight: Silver Linings

USB Staff WriterMay 14, 2019

Amidst Trade Issues, Economists Highlight Opportunities in Domestic and New Foreign Markets Updates on trade issues with China fill the headlines. But, what do they…

Animal Feed

North Dakota Soy Farmer Says Relationship Building is Key to Philippine Customers’ Loyalty

Dan SpiekermeierMay 9, 2019

North Dakota farmer Dan Spiekermeier discusses his March 2019 visit to an aquaculture farm in the Philippines, where they use 100 percent U.S. Soy. Spiekermeier…

Animal Feed

Illinois Farmer Sees U.S. Soy Utilization in Philippines

John LongleyMay 9, 2019

Illinois farmer John Longley provides an overview of U.S. Soy use in the Philippines. During his March 2019 visit, he toured feed mills, a soymilk…

Aquaculture

What Is Aquaculture and Why Do We Need It?

Global Aquaculture AllianceApr 19, 2019

The U.S. soy industry, through the International Soy in Aquaculture Program of the U.S. Soybean Export Council, has been working for more than 30 years…

Aquaculture

What is Aquaculture?

Global Aquaculture AllianceApr 12, 2019

Aquaculture is increasingly talked about, but how does one define it? This video, produced by the Global Aquaculture Alliance, explains what aquaculture is and why…

Aquaculture

U.S. Soy Sees Potential in Aquaculture

USB Staff WriterApr 4, 2019

Soybean meal is the No. 1 protein source used in aquaculture worldwide, and farmed fish currently comprise almost half of the global fish protein intake…

Aquaculture

WISHH Strategic Partnerships Develop U.S. Soy Aquaculture Markets in Cambodia

Jim HersheyMar 16, 2019

The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) works to enhance global protein by connecting trade and development. WISHH’s latest…

Aquaculture

Egyptian Aquaculture Industry Looks to USSEC Conferences to Help Forge Connections

USSEC Staff WriterMar 13, 2019

Albassel Hassan Ibrahim of the Suez Canal Fish Farming and Aquaculture Company discusses the importance of “building a database” of connections at the U.S. Soy…

Aquaculture

Aquaculture Investment Opens Doors to New Markets

Joseph L. MurphyFeb 6, 2019

Two thousand years of aquaculture in China was revolutionized by one system developed by the U.S. soybean industry and supported with an investment by Iowa…

Aquaculture

U.S. Soybean Export Council Brings Southeast Asians to Greece for Offshore Aquaculture Tour

Kelly ColemanFeb 5, 2019

Since 2009, the International Soy in Aquaculture Program has been working to guide the development of industrial scale marine fish aquaculture in Southeast Asia, to…

Aquaculture

The Proof is in the Numbers – U.S. Soy is Helping Global Aquaculture Become More Sustainable

U.S. Soybean Export CouncilNov 11, 2018

For the past 30 years, the International Soy in Aquaculture Program of the U.S. Soybean Export Council has been working to increase the utilization of…

Aquaculture

USSEC To Take Aquaculture Feed Formula Database Training Worldwide in 2019

U.S. Soybean Export CouncilNov 3, 2018

A workshop training program using the International Aquaculture Feed Formulation Database (IAFFD) will be expanded to global regions beyond Southeast Asia in 2019, according to…

Aquaculture

Gold Standard IPRS Helps Vietnamese Farmers

Vo Hoang NguyenOct 24, 2018

In-Pond Raceway System (IPRS) technology utilizing U.S. Soy as aquafeed was introduced in both southern and northern Vietnam in 2016, attracting great attention to freshwater…

Aquaculture

Global Aquaculture: Booming Market; Big Opportunity for U.S. Soy

Colby PinkstoneOct 15, 2018

To say that global aquaculture is growing would be an understatement almost as big as the ocean itself. Aquaculture is the fastest-growing protein-producing industry, and…

Aquaculture

U.S. Soy Innovations Will Create Positive Sustainable Impact on Aquaculture Industry

Nebraska Soybean BoardSep 24, 2018

This story originally appeared in SoybeaNebraska’s summer 2018 magazine. Soybeans are a major contributor to the bioeconomy of the U.S., with an annual farm gate…

Aquaculture

U.S. Soy is Poised for Success as Global Aquaculture Growth Spurs Soy Innovation

Jayne GodfreyJul 31, 2018

Fish consumption globally has doubled in the last 40 years, making aquaculture the fastest-growing sector of food production. With increasing demand, sustainable growth and feed…

Aquaculture

U.S. Soybean Export Council Supports Aquaculture Growth in Ecuador with Impactful Trade and Technical Programs aimed at Maximizing U.S. Soy Usage

Kelly ColemanJul 30, 2018

Good news for U.S. Soy – aquaculture is taking off in Ecuador. Production data presented at the Global Outlook on Aquaculture Leadership (GOAL) conference in…

Aquaculture

U.S. Soybean Export Council Focuses on Building U.S. Soy Market by Promoting Aquaculture Investment in Latin America

Kelly ColemanJul 29, 2018

For the past five years, one of most effective events in the global aquaculture industry has been bringing together fish farmers, investors, insurance companies, feed…

Aquaculture

Latin America’s First IPRS Aims to Boost U.S. Soy Utilization in Aquafeeds

Jen Del CarmenJul 18, 2018

As the global aquaculture industry continues to surge, fish farmers and producers seek out better, more sustainable aquafeed ingredients. U.S. Soy’s superior composition and quality…

Animal Feed

U.S. Soy Works with Animal Feed Manufacturers in Africa

Jen Del CarmenMar 28, 2018

Chris Slemp, ASA-WISHH Program Manager – Africa, talks about how the U.S. soy industry’s efforts in Africa are shifting from food programs to working with…

Animal Feed

The U.S. Soy Advantage is Valued by North Asian Customers

Jen Del CarmenMar 8, 2018

USSEC Regional Director – North Asia Paul Burke states that his region has 1.5 billion consumers and boasts the highest per capita soy consumption in…

Aquaculture

Successful Demo Project Brings First In-Pond Raceway System to Latin America

Kelly ColemanMar 6, 2018

A tilapia farm in Campeche, Mexico, is the first aquaculture operation in Latin America to experience labor savings and enhanced production from the In-Pond Raceway…

Amino Acids

Soy-Based EnzoMeal™ Revolutionizes Aquaculture Feedstocks

Ohio Soybean CouncilMar 5, 2018

Aquaculture is the fastest-growing sector of food production. Global fish consumption has nearly doubled in the last 40 years. The Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) partnered…

Aquaculture

JAIRO AMEZQUITO, USSEC Project Manager of Aquaculture Utilization for the Americas Region

Jen Del CarmenFeb 1, 2018

Jairo Amezquito talks about the size and strength of the aquaculture markets in Ecuador and Mexico. At least 30 percent of the aquaculture diets in…

Aquaculture

Global Shrimp Production On Track for Positive Growth

Kelly ColemanNov 27, 2017

Shrimp production globally is on the rise in most regions and is expected to increase 4.8 percent from 2016 to 2019, according to Professor James…

Aquaculture

Did Global Aquaculture Fish Production “Double in a Decade?”

Kelly ColemanNov 20, 2017

As the global aquaculture industry continues to grow, the need for quality soy feed ingredients will also increase, expanding a vital market for U.S. soybean…

Aquaculture

Sustainable Soy Leads Alternative Protein Options for Aquaculture Feeds

Kelly ColemanNov 13, 2017

The U.S. soy industry was well represented at the recent Global Outlook on Aquaculture Leadership conference in Dublin, Ireland by members of the International Global…

Aquaculture

USSEC Aquaculture Program Targets Hatchery Improvement in Southeast Asia

Kelly ColemanNov 8, 2017

“U.S. soy is reliably consistent and keeps feed quality stable. This is important for marine fish in particular, as they can very easily go off…

Aquaculture

USSEC Workshops Aim to Grow Southeast Asian Marine Aquaculture for Export

Kelly ColemanNov 2, 2017

Educational efforts have always been core to the mission of the International Soy in Aquaculture Program of the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC). Beyond helping…

Aquaculture

USSEC Assists Feed Formulators in Collaboration for First Standardized Database for Aquaculture

Kelly ColemanOct 23, 2017

In order to increase aquaculture production to meet growing global demand, aquaculture feeds have become much more sustainable and scalable by replacing limited fishmeal and…

Aquaculture

In-Pond Raceway System – a Technology Transfer Success Story

Kelly ColemanOct 16, 2017

The U.S. soy industry is continuing its work with Chinese aquaculture producers to further promote its Intensive Pond Aquaculture (IPA) technologies, which address environmental and…

Animal Feed

U.S. Soy Used in Waters Worldwide

USSEC Staff WriterSep 8, 2017

Mike Beard never thought his Indiana soybeans would be used for feeding tilapia or shrimp on the other side of the globe. But with more…

Aquaculture

Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) Certification Program Approved as Seafood Supplier Monitor by Walmart

Kelly ColemanSep 1, 2017

The Global Aquaculture Alliance has recently announced that the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) sustainability certification program has been approved by Walmart, the world’s largest retailer,…

Aquaculture

U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol Accepted as Feed Ingredient Sourcing Standard

Brent BabbJul 26, 2019

The U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol (SSAP), a third-party verified program developed by multiple stakeholders in the U.S. soy industry, is gaining acceptance as a…

Aquaculture

SEBASTIAN BELLE, 2016 U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange Speaker

Jen Del CarmenJun 1, 2017

Sebastian Belle, executive director of the Maine Aquaculture Association, spoke at the 2016 U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange in Indianapolis about the rapid growth of…

Aquaculture

U.S. Soy casts a wide net

Andy TeagueMay 2, 2017

Fish farms in China save costs with sustainable technology developed by the checkoff, increasing U.S. soy demand. The soy checkoff has not only been working…

Aquaculture

Reeling ‘Em In

USB Staff WriterApr 14, 2017

U.S. soybean farmers rely on exports. In fact, 59 percent of last year's crop was exported to international markets. Growing new markets to ensure the…

Academics

BRIDGET OWEN, Soy Aquaculture Alliance

Bridget OwenFeb 22, 2017

Bridget Owen, Executive Director of the Soy Aquaculture Alliance, discusses the importance of soy as a component of fish feed. The Soy Aquaculture Alliance was…