ASAWISHH Program Hosts Farmer Field Day Events in Pakistan

first_imgASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) program recently hosted farmer field day events at seven sites throughout Pakistan. The Farmers’ Field Days are part of the outreach strategy under WISHH’s FEEDing Pakistan program funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.The events provided an opportunity for stakeholders to witness the harvest of tilapia fed hi-protein fish feed produced with U.S. soybean meal. More than 450 participants attended the events including progressive fish farmers, members of academia, research fellows, fish traders, feed millers, federal government officials, provincial government officials, representatives from the fisheries department and members of the media.Attendees were highly impressed with the growth of the fish that had been fed the newly-introduced feed.Field Day participants witness the harvesting of tilapia before discussing the value of soy in fish feed. (WISHH photo)last_img

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