Jun 12

Are Algae the New Fish Oil?

Categories: Ag Future, Algae, Aquaculture
Are Algae the New Fish Oil?

Algae are an excellent source of energy and DHA, which is lately the cause of much attention. Microalgae that contain large quantities of high-quality EPA and DHA, the omega-3 fatty acids responsible for proper brain function and immunity health are being commercialized as sustainable alternatives to fish oil. The lipid content of microalgae can reach up to 70%, with high concentrations of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Specific strains have been found to contain a staggering 14% DHA.

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May 21

Aquaponics – The Time is Now! Are We Ready to Respond?

Aquaponics – The Time is Now! Are We Ready to Respond?

Among the promising aquaculture technologies presented in the Farming the Sea session at GLIMPSE 2020, was aquaponics – a system that integrates hydroponic plant production with recirculating fish culture systems. Charlie Shultz from Kentucky State University discussed the explosion of interest in aquaponics and what that technology holds for the future. 

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Mar 27

VIV Asia: Pathway to Profits

VIV Asia: Pathway to Profits

Alltech VIV Asia 2013

Alltech VIV Asia 2013

Alltech was a key exhibitor at this year’s VIV Asia 2013. The Alltech booth provided a chance to connect with customers and showcase Alltech’s Pathway to Profits. Alltech professionals from around the region shared the latest developments in nutritional technology, focusing on On Farm Solutions, Algae, Nutrigenomics, Mycotoxin Management and a renewed focus on Crop Science.

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Mar 27

Alltech at the North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF) in Norway

Alltech at the North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF) in Norway

Aquaculture Challenges

Delegates at the North Atlantic Seafood Forum discuss the challenges facing aquaculture.

The annual North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF), which took place in Bergen, Norway, from March 5 to 8, was a fantastic success for all involved.

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