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Previous issues are archived at www.aquafeed.com
Issue 27 Vol 10, July 22, 2010

 

 

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NEWS HEADLINES

  • E.U. - European Commission fines animal feed phosphates producers €175,647,000 for price-fixing and market-sharing
  • Better Control of Reproduction in Trout and Salmon May be in Aquaculture's Future

 

 

IN THE NEWS

  • From Shrimp News International
  • More aquaculture news from Growfish

 

 

HEADS UP

  • U.K. - Feeding animals home-grown could save rainforest and wildlife, Friends of the Earth report says
  • USA - Report will raise alarm about imported catfish

 

 

INGREDIENTS & COMMODITIES

  • Marine and Animal Proteins

PUBLICATIONS, REPORTS & ARTICLES

  • Final Meeting of the AQUAMAX Sustainable Aquafeeds Project
  • USA - June 2010 Catfish Feed Deliveries Down 11 Percent from Last Year
  • NOAA Aquaculture Program Manager's Column

 

 

REGULATORY MATTERS

  • E.U. - GMOs: Member States to be given full responsibility on cultivation in their territories
  • CANADA - Comments Invited for Canadian Organic Aquaculture Standards

 

 

PEOPLE ON THE MOVE, EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • On the Aquafeed Job Board
  • Latest job postings on Aquanic

 

 

MEETINGS & COURSES

  • Pacific Aquaculture Caucus Plans First-Ever U.S. Workshop on Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture - Port Angeles, Washington, USA Aquatic Asia 2011 - BITEC Bangkok -March 9 – 11, 2011

 

 

NEWS HEADLINES

E.U. - European Commission fines animal feed phosphates producers €175,647,000 for price-fixing and market-sharing
Jul 21, 2010 — The European Commission has fined producers of animal feed phosphates a total of €175,647,000 for operating a cartel that lasted over three decades and covered a large part of the European Economic Area Read Story

Better Control of Reproduction in Trout and Salmon May be in Aquaculture's Future
Jul 21, 2010 — Fast-growing farm-raised salmon and trout that are sterile can now be produced using a method developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists Read Story

Send your news to editor@aquafeed.com

 


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IN THE NEWS

From Shrimp News International
News for July 16, 2010:
Royal Caridea, LLC Purchases Super-Intensive Shrimp Farming Technology from Texas A&M University: Royal Caridea, LLC, has purchased the worldwide rights to shrimp farming technology developed by Dr. Addison Lawrence at Texas A&M University.  Called “Super-Intensive Raceway Shrimp Farming Technology”, or SIRSFT, it has the potential to start a whole new shrimp farming industry in the United States.
China - Rain Delays Shrimp Harvest—and New Feed Orders
Ecuador - Farm For Sale
India - Jobs—Eight Shrimp Hatchery Technicians
Oman - Benoit Hillion’s Shrimp Farm
Thailand - Shrimp Farming Company Buys $400,000 Worth of Ozone Equipment
Thailand - Thailand’s Good Agricultural Practices Benchmarked with GlobalGAP
United States - Florida—The Closest Shrimp Farm to the Gulf Oil Spill
United States - Florida—Red Lobster
United States - Hawaii—Oceanic Institute Aquatic Feed Mill
United States - New York, New York—It’s a Wonderful Town, Switching to Farmed Shrimp
United States - Texas—25th Shrimp and Fish Farming Short Course
Vietnam - Nutrico Buys Tomboy Aquafeed JSC
Vietnam - Running Out of Shrimp
Visit the website to read these stories.

Please note: this news is updated every Friday. Please visit the archives for previous issues.

 

Aquasta by Naturxan

 

Our pick of aquaculture news from our Growfish news feed
Please note that because of ongoing problems with this site, the newsfeed occasionally may not open. If this happens, please try later.

United Kingdom - Why we should grow and eat more seaweed
It's one of the healthiest, most versatile 'weeds' around. Asian countries have enjoyed the benefits for centuries. So where is the market for homegrown UK seaweed? [Full Story

[Note: The Summer issue of our magazine, AQUAFEED: Advances in Processing & Formulation, features a story about a new wholly sustainable, seaweed-based salmon feed ingredient from Ocean Harvest Technology, based in Galway on the Atlantic coast of Ireland. The feed, which is about to become commercially available, not only replaces all synthetic chemical additives and colorants currently used in salmon fish feed – but also has been shown significantly to improve the health environment in which the fish are reared. Download the issue here (PDF) (There will be a follow-up technical article in the Autumn issue of the magazine).

Taiwan - Ma vows to push nation’s cultured grouper industry
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday promised to establish a major cultured grouper industry and to initiate a “grouper festival” to further introduce the nation’s grouper farming businesses to the world. [Full Story]

United States - Louisiana biologist sees future in shrimp crawfish
 Way down South, where football and food are close to religions, tailgate parties could turn into crawfish boils a few autumns from now if a Louisiana State University project works out. [Full Story

Europe - MEPs rally for stronger aquaculture sector
Europe’s aquaculture sector requires investment, long-term planning and hence clear and stable rules, say MEPs. [Full Story

Iceland - Iceland to expand fish farming effort
Fish farming remains a small part of Iceland's overall fishing industry, but it is set to grow, says the Islandsbanki seafood report. [Full Story

 

 

hEADS UP

U.K. - Feeding animals home-grown could save rainforest and wildlife, Friends of the Earth report says
Half of the animal feed currently imported into the U.K. from South America with what Friend of the Earth (FOE) describes as "devastating consequences for wildlife and communities", could be replaced with home-grown alternatives, according to new research commissioned by the group Read Story

 

USA - Report will raise alarm about imported catfish
Jul 20, 2010 — Catfish Farmers of America has announced a press briefing on a new report that will raise alarm about imported catfish Read Story

 

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INGREDIENTS & COMMODITIES

Trade reports out of Peru suggest the aquafeed business in China is now improving and that the large stocks of fishmeal on hand in China will quickly drop - read more in the Hammersmith Marketing report on our Fishmeal page for latest news.  Also available: Today’s grain prices and Commodity Futures. There is also a wealth of up-to-date commodity information available via links from our Markets & Price Reports Page.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS, REPORTS & ARTICLES

Final Meeting of the AQUAMAX Sustainable Aquafeeds Project
The AQUAMAX project, Sustainable Aquafeeds to Maximise the Health Benefits of Farmed Fish for Consumers has conclude; all materials are available Read Story

USA - June 2010 Catfish Feed Deliveries Down 11 Percent from Last Year
Total catfish feed delivered in the United States during June was 85,686 tons, down 11 percent from June 2009, but up 34 percent from the previous month Read Story

NOAA Aquaculture Program Manager's Column
NOAA Aquaculture Program Manager, Dr. Michael Rubino, shares his thoughts on recent events and other notable happenings in his “Manager’s Corner” column Read Story

 

Alltech Aquaculture

 

Find technical articles, papers and resources in the Tech Center Papers & Articles page
Find market reports in the Resources Reports & Articles page

 

e-book: ANALYTICAL METHODS FOR AQUACULTURE FEEDS AND INGREDIENTS
by Dr. Subramaniam Divakaran

Importance, Chemical basis, Easy to follow analytical steps, Equipment, Glassware, Chemicals needed, Calculation of results, Errors, Safety and chemical disposal, References and additional Analytical methods using commercial kits, Appendix contains Basic Chemistry, Conversion Tables and more
Available exclusively from Aquafeed.com. Format: PDF, 99 pages.  Price US$65
Click here for more information (Table of Contents and to purchase).

NOW ALSO AVAILABLE IN SPANISH

 

REGULATORY MATTERS

E.U. - GMOs: Member States to be given full responsibility on cultivation in their territories
Jul 16, 2010 — This week the European Commission proposed to give Member States the freedom to allow, restrict or ban the cultivation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) on part or all of their territory Read Story

CANADA - Comments Invited for Canadian Organic Aquaculture Standards
Public comment period for draft Canadian Organic Aquaculture Standards open until August 30, 2010 Read Story

 

¿Habla usted español?
Or more importantly, does your customer?
See our monthly Spanish Newsletter, El Bolétin Aquafeed, here
and contact John Brown at sales@aquafeed.com for advertising opportunities

 

 

PEOPLE ON THE MOVE, EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Visit Aquafeed Job Board for latest listings

 

The Aquafeed Job Board
Our job board is a free service is support of the industry. Visit the Job Center.

Nutritionist -  Thailand & Vietnam
A global U.S. company seeks a nutritionist to be based at their Bangkok, Thailand office Details

 

Latest job postings on Aquanic
Aquaculture Network Information Center (Aquanic) website

Aquaculture Farm Technician - 7/20/2010
HATCHERY TECHNICIAN-Larval rearing - 7/20/2010
HATCHERY TECHNICIAN-MATURATION - 7/20/2010
Part time Algae Tech - 7/20/2010
Research Scientist/Post Doctoral Position - 7/18/2010
Marine Leisure (Oceanarium, Marina, Cruise terminal) Expert/Company - 7/17/2010
Business Head AQUA - 7/16/2010
Holothurian Culturist Intern - 7/15/2010
Aquatics Specialist IV - 7/14/2010
Lead Aquarist - 7/14/2010
4 Research Fellow Positions in Aquaculture - 7/12/2010

 

 

MEETINGS & COURSES

Pacific Aquaculture Caucus Plans First-Ever U.S. Workshop on Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture - Port Angeles, Washington, USA
The workshop will highlight findings from IMTA pilot projects in Kyuquot Sound, on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, B.C.; Hood Canal, Washington; San Antonio, Texas; and Sanggou Bay, China Read Story

Aquatic Asia 2011 - BITEC Bangkok -March 9 – 11, 2011
Animal husbandry exhibition organizers, VNU Exhibitions and NEO have announced a new trade show: Aquatic Asia 2011 Read Story

More Event News

 

 

 

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