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Issue 37 Vol 20, September 17, 2020. Previous issues are archived at
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Cargill invests in new RAS capabilities and partnerships

Cargill invests in new RAS capabilities and partnerships
The company invested in a new lab focused on RAS and is testing how different feeds affect both the fish and the system to develop the company’s next-generation RAS feed and lead RAS nutrition.
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BioMar’s new diet enhances seabream skin color before harvest

BioMar’s new diet enhances seabream skin color before harvest
FINESTA is a finishing diet for seabream that intensifies skin colors before harvest to increase the commercial value of fish as its appearance is closer to wild fish.
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Skretting to test NovoNutrients novel protein ingredients

Skretting to test NovoNutrients novel protein ingredients
NovoNutrients was selected to test its protein ingredients at Skretting ARC facilities with the explicit goal of striking a procurement contract through which Skretting would commit to purchases of NovoNutrients’ feed ingredients.
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Evonik introduces its own GAA-product

 Evonik introduces its own GAA-product 
The end of Evonik’s former supplier agreement opened options for Evonik to further develop the use of GAA in animal nutrition and supply the global market with its own GAA product.
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Study suggests the need to re-evaluate fumonisins guidance values in fish feeds

Study suggests the need to re-evaluate fumonisins guidance values in fish feeds
Researchers suggest that the European Commission guidance value for fumonisins (FB1 + FB2) in complementary and complete feedstuffs for fish of 10,000 μg/kg might be too high for certain species.
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Greenlight to US methionine antidumping petition

Greenlight to US methionine antidumping petition
The USITC found reasonable indication that a U.S. industry is materially injured by reason of imports of methionine from France, Japan and Spain, that are allegedly sold in the United States at less than fair value.
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USDA lowers forecast for soybean and corn

USDA lowers forecast for soybean and corn
The USDA’s Crop Production report reduced the forecast production of soybean and sunflower seed due to dry and hot conditions in August. 
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Peruvian & European fishmeal
Prices per m/t FOB vessel Peru port ranged from US$ 1,120/1,140 m/t for 65/66% protein to US$ 1,470/1,490 for 68% protein, 500 hist, 120 TVN. European fishmeal prices are in the range of US$1,445 – $1,730.
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Fish welfare in fish farming – What is that?Fish welfare in fish farming – What is that?
The report points to a trend in the Norwegian industry that responsibility is pulverized and a lack of a holistic approach to the challenges, which could be at the expense of animal welfare. 
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Manager Aquaculture - France
DSM is looking for an aquaculture manager who will be responsible for the aquaculture unit of the company’s Animal Nutrition and Health Research Center (CRNA) in Village-Neuf, France.
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Product Manager - Belgium
ADM is looking for a product manager to link sales, R&D and operations and manage products and applications within hatchery feeds, additives and ingredients.
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Global Product Manager - Europe
Phibro Aqua is seeking a global product manager to manage the company’s global portfolio of current and pipeline products and support the global sales team.
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Sales Team Leader - India
Noveltech Feeds Pvt. Ltd. has five open positions as sales team leader to support the company’s emerging fish feed segment.
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Feed Plant Production Manager - Thailand
Inteqc Feed is looking for a feed plant production manager to effectively handle the day to day management of the feed operations, personnel and site.
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Aquaculture Feed VP/Division Manager - Thailand
Inteqc Feed is looking for an aquaculture feed VP/division manager to propose, lead and direct the company’s R&D programs.
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FOR SALE—Krill Oil Extraction Plants
Food grade processing plants used for Tharos’ patented solvent-free krill oil extraction proof-of-concept.
1. Plant used for on-land and at-sea research, built from Danish-made equipment, 100-150k/h.
2. Norwegian-built, plug-and-play concept, commercially operated at-sea, 350-500k/h. DETAILS.

Hatchery Feed & Management Magazine

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  • Development of hatchery technology for European eel aquaculture: first results on on-growing in feeding larval culture
  • Using DNA tools to produce resistant shrimps
  • Genomic selection for resistance to bacterial cold water disease
  • Shrimp breeding: The importance and complexity of a successful breeding program
  • Cryopreservation: A valuable tool for hatcheries
  • Exploring algae as functional ingredients in Senegalese sole microdiets 


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Trends in aquaculture hatcheries

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Join free digital FEFAC XXIX Congress on September 25
The roadmap towards a carbon-neutral feed and livestock sector is a central theme of the congress that will take place for the first time as a free, fully digital livestream session on September 25, 2020 (09:30-11:00 CET).

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AquaVision 2020 program announced
Skretting and Nutreco announced the lineup of speakers for AquaVision 2020 that will dive into some very relevant topics in today’s landscape, including trust, digital innovation and whether or not the industry will even survive the coming decades.
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Join AFIA Digital Dialogues
AFIA will hold a new online program to the animal feed industry, offering industry leaders the opportunity to learn about current market fluctuations taking place and their impact on future business.
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Join Sparos webinar series on nutritional tools 
The webinars will show how the Sparos nutritional tools can be used by the aquafeed sector (October 1) and by fish farmers (October 22 and 27). 
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Join Nofima’s webinar on smolt production
Nofima will hold the webinar “Smolt production in the future” on October 21, 2020 with presentations from salmon producers, agencies, researchers and students from Norway and abroad.
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ISFNF rescheduled to 2022
The XX International Symposium on Fish Nutrition and Feeding Towards Precision Fish Nutrition and Feeding was rescheduled to June 5-9, 2022 in Sorrento, Italy.
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