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Center for Aquaculture Technologies opens third lab facility

Oct 16, 2020 — The state-of-the-art facility became the third location for the company, tripling its Canadian footprint and expanding the already best-in-class research services in health and nutrition.

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Sparos introduces feeding tables for tilapia

Oct 16, 2020 — In addition to gilthead seabream, European seabass and rainbow trout, farmers and feed manufacturers can now get personalized feeding tables for Nile tilapia through FiT feeding tablesTM.

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Researchers testing alfalfa as aquafeed ingredient

Oct 15, 2020 — U.S. researchers are testing alfalfa in yellow perch and rainbow trout as part of a broader effort to find suitable alternatives to using fishmeal.

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Cargill partners with BinSentry to track feed inventory

Oct 15, 2020 — Cargill is now an exclusive distributor of BinSentry, an easy-to-install feed management solution that helps animal producers and feed mills accurately and safely track feed inventory.

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BioMar appoints new global R&D director

Oct 14, 2020 — Simon Wadsworth will take over the position as BioMar global R&D director on November 1, 2020, heading the global R&D organization in the BioMar Group.

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USDA seeks public comments on Agriculture Innovation Agenda

Oct 14, 2020 — As an important and growing segment of U.S. agriculture, both marine and freshwater aquaculture stakeholders are encouraged to provide comments.

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Thai Union, Corbion expand partnership in shrimp feed

Oct 12, 2020 — Following a successful large-scale trial in 2019, the companies expand the adoption of AlgaPrime DHA in Thai Union shrimp feed.

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Aller Aqua upgrades fry feeds for faster growth and lower mortality

Oct 9, 2020 — The company improved and fine-tuned the content of marine phospholipids rich in PUFA’s in Aller Aqua’s fry feed range allowing for uniformly sized fry, no deformities and low mortality.

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Skretting introduces new growth model for barramundi

Oct 9, 2020 — The new growth model uses rich data to calculate the expected farm performance, provides tailored feeding protocol recommendations and is also suitable for the most advanced genetic barramundi strains.

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How to solve iron toxicity in rainbow trout

Oct 8, 2020 — Research on aquatic animal nutrition at the University of Idaho reveals that vitamin C and bentonite can help mitigate the effect of excess iron in the groundwater.

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Compeer Financial donates $50,000 to Illinois’ new Feed Technology Center

Oct 8, 2020 — Currently under construction, this new state-of-the-art facility will be an epicenter for innovation across several disciplines.

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Cargill introduces fully compostable feed bags

Oct 7, 2020 — The company becomes the first salmon feed producer to introduce this initiative in the market to help reduce its carbon footprint.

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£10 million funding to accelerate UK industrial insect farming

Oct 6, 2020 — A £10 million funding project, led by Entocycle, will deliver a complete demonstrator system for the conversion of food waste into insect-based animal feed and biofertiliser.

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Nutreco backs US land-based salmon operation in Nevada

Oct 6, 2020 — West Coast Salmon AS closed first stage equity financing with lead anchor investors Bregal Partners and Nutreco N.V. and initiates the development of RAS Atlantic salmon farming facility serving the U.S. West Coast market, with the first harvest planned for the second half of 2024.

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Corps seek public comments on revised and new nationwide permits for aquaculture - USA

Oct 1, 2020 — The US Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) posted for public comment a revised Nationwide Permit and two new Nationwide Permits that concern marine aquaculture.

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Brazilian tilapia producer invests $98 million in soy facility

Oct 1, 2020 — C.Vale, one of the largest Brazilian cooperatives, will build a new soy plant in Pallottine, Brazil with the capacity to process 2,500 tons of soybeans per day for the production of animal feed.

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Senators back U.S. offshore aquaculture

Sep 30, 2020 — U.S. Senators introduced bipartisan legislation to establish a national standard for offshore aquaculture and expand aquaculture in the country.

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Amazon deforestation splits Brazilian agriculture lobby

Sep 30, 2020 — Aprosoja has broken ties with the Brazil Agribusiness Association (Abag) over its support for an initiative calling on the Brazilian government to rein in soaring deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.

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ICCF’s new guidance on homogeneity testing of feed ingredients

Sep 29, 2020 — The document provides guidance regarding the homogeneity testing approaches and data to be included in a pre-market approval or authorization application for feed ingredients.

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AFIA, American agriculture industry support World Trade Organization reforms

Sep 24, 2020 — The associations stressed the importance of the transition in WTO leadership and call on U.S. trade representative, Robert Lighthizer, to support a new director general who can reinvigorate and facilitate needed reforms.

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