Expert Topic: Giant Tiger Prawn- International Aquafeed magazine, July 2020

The Expert Topic in International Aquafeed's July issue focussed upon the Giant tiger prawn, a popular prawn in the fish farming sector that is known for its resilient nature and adaptability to a variety of climates and conditions. In this article I touch upon optimal feeding solutions for Giant tiger prawns, how to distinguish them… Continue reading Expert Topic: Giant Tiger Prawn- International Aquafeed magazine, July 2020

The Aqua Feed Extrusion Conference 2020: Going Digital

In March 2019 I organised and hosted the Aqua Feed Extrusion Conference 2019 at VIV Asia in Bangkok, Thailand. The conference, a joint co-operation between International Aquafeed magazine and Texas A&M University, was a great success and featured eight expert speakers discussing how to optimise your feed processing solutions. The 2019 rendition of the Aqua… Continue reading The Aqua Feed Extrusion Conference 2020: Going Digital

Commodities Report- Milling and Grain magazine, September 2020

Raw material prices have been, unsurprisingly, subject to much uncertainty, following the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic spreading across the globe. Times are especially challenging for producers, and extreme weather conditions have also provided additional difficulties for much of the US and Europe. In this report, I examine the current state of the raw materials market in… Continue reading Commodities Report- Milling and Grain magazine, September 2020

Agriculture in Japan- Milling and Grain magazine, August 2020

Japan is a country that has always intrigued me and been a place I hope to visit, and I regularly commission content for Milling and Grain magazine from Japanese milling solution providers. In this article, I chose to explore Japan's rich agricultural history in more depth, focussing not just upon rice, but also their extensive… Continue reading Agriculture in Japan- Milling and Grain magazine, August 2020

Expert Topic: Cormorant- International Aquafeed magazine, August 2020

In International Aquafeed's August 2020 issue we renewed our focus upon predators in aquaculture, discussing the cormorant and applicable bird deterrent procedures. Many species of birds can prove troublesome for fish farms, but the cormorant is one of the better-known examples of a problematic species. https://issuu.com/international_aquafeed/docs/iaf2008_w1/52