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Wednesday, May 8, 2024
South Korean laboratory creates process to immediately turn animal manure into biochar
A research team from the Clean Air Research Laboratory of the Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER) has developed a process that immediately converts livestock manure into biochar (biomass and charcoal) at livestock farms.
Wednesday, April 24, 2024
South Korea's beef cattle numbers dropped in Q1 2024
The number of beef cattle in South Korea fell on-year in the first quarter of 2024 as farmers reduced the number of cows raised in order to deal with falling prices, the country's statistics agency said on April 19.
Monday, April 22, 2024
Vietnamese shrimp exporters call for removal of South Korea's import quota
The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) has raised concerns about a significant obstacle faced by Vietnamese shrimp exporters trying to penetrate the South Korean market, despite South Korea enjoying zero duties o ...
Wednesday, April 17, 2024
South Korea's CJ CheilJedang clings to hope of selling off feed and livestock business
South Korean food giant CJ CheilJedang Corp. is seeking again to sell its loss-making feed and livestock subsidiary for as much as $1.4 billion to focus on its main business.
Friday, March 22, 2024
Joint Vietnam-South Korea workshop in Hanoi focuses on cooperation in agriculture
Vietnam's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (Koica) organised a workshop - "Vision of Vietnam-Korea cooperation in the field of agriculture and rural development period 2024-20 ...
Wednesday, March 6, 2024
Another 38 establishments in Vietnam permitted to export aquatic products to South Korea
Thirty-eight more establishments in Vietnam are allowed to ship aquatic products to South Korea, raising the total number of exporters to this market to 786, according to the country's National Authority for Agro-Forestry-Fishery Quality, P ...
Monday, February 19, 2024
South Korean scientists develop "meaty" rice as sustainable protein source
South Korean scientists from Yonsei University have unveiled a hybrid food called "meaty" rice, which they claim could offer an affordable and environmentally friendly protein source, featuring porous grains infused with beef muscle and fat ...
Wednesday, January 31, 2024
South Korean pork board urges for more government support as pork prices dip
The South Korean government should expand support for the country's pig farms as falling pork prices and rising production costs are weighing down on farmers amid a downturn, the Korea Pork Board (KPB) said in late January.
Wednesday, January 24, 2024
Year-on-year drop in South Korea's beef cattle number in Q4 2023
The number of beef cattle in South Korea fell year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2023, data showed on January 19, amid the country's falling meat prices in the market.
Saturday, January 20, 2024
South Korea issues emergency directives to combat ASF
In response to the recent outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) in South Korea, Prime Minister Han Duck-soo issued urgent directives calling for immediate and effective quarantine measures, Yonhap News Agency reported.
Monday, January 8, 2024
South Korea's MFG buys more than 60,000 metric tonnes of feed corn on January 4
South Korea's Major Feedmill Group (MFG) has purchased an estimated 68,000 metric tonnes of animal feed corn in a private deal on January 4 without issuing an international tender, European traders said.
Monday, January 8, 2024
South Korea reported avian influenza outbreak at poultry farm over weekend
South Korea confirmed on January 7 an additional case of highly pathogenic avian influenza at a poultry farm, the latest in a series of infections nationwide.
Tuesday, December 26, 2023
South Korea reports eight cases of H5N6 bird flu outbreak
South Korea has detected eight cases of H5N6 bird flu on farms, resulting in the culling of more than 500,000 poultry, according to the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH), Reuters reported.
Tuesday, December 26, 2023
Ireland close to securing beef access in South Korea
The Republic of Ireland is on the verge of securing access to the South Korean beef market, with the National Assembly of South Korea advancing Ireland's application to the next stage this week, Irish Examiner reported.
Friday, December 1, 2023
South Korea's Agro-Fisheries Corp re-tenders for non-GMO soybeans
South Korea's state-backed Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corp has cancelled an international tender for the acquisition of approximately 50,000 metric tonnes of food-quality non-GMO soybeans, and issued a new tender for the same volume, a ...

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