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Issue 41 Vol 20, October 15, 2020. Previous issues are archived at www.aquafeed.com
Send your news to Lucía Barreiro: news@aquafeed.com

 
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HEADLINE NEWS

Skretting introduces new growth model for barramundi

Skretting introduces new growth model for barramundi
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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Aller Aqua upgrades fry feeds for faster growth and lower mortality Aller Aqua upgrades fry feeds for faster growth and lower mortality 
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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Thai Union, Corbion expand partnership in shrimp feed

 Thai Union, Corbion expand partnership in shrimp feed
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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Cargill partners with BinSentry to track feed inventory

Cargill partners with BinSentry to track feed inventory
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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Evonik to concentrate methionine production at its three best-in-class hubs

 Evonik to concentrate methionine production at its three best-in-class hubs
The company will close its smallest DL-methionine plant in Wesseling, Germany and will manage all its production from the three world-scale hubs in Europe, the Americas and Asia.
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Researchers testing alfalfa as aquafeed ingredient

Researchers testing alfalfa as aquafeed ingredient
U.S. ARS 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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iCell to start US eel and EU RAS salmon aquaculture projects

 iCell to start US eel and EU RAS salmon aquaculture projects
The company is establishing a mobile pilot processing unit in the U.S. that will replicate its protein production, recovery and water treatment processes and agreed to work in the EU’s largest salmon farming project in Sweden.
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BioMar appoints new global R&D director

BioMar appoints new global R&D director
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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MORE NEWS
INGREDIENTS & COMMODITIES

China closes methionine anti-dumping investigation

China closes methionine anti-dumping investigation
Evonik will continue to serve the Chinese market as the country decided to end the investigation and will not be implementing tariffs on this type of import. 
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Argentina first to approve GMO wheat variety

Argentina first to approve GMO wheat variety 
Regulatory processes for HB4 Wheat, drought-tolerant wheat that increases wheat yields by up to 20%, are also advancing in the U.S., Uruguay, Paraguay and Bolivia.
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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 – $1,605. 
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THAROS
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.
 
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

NEW! Assistant Research Professor, Fish Nutritionist - USA
Mississippi State University’s Thad Cochran National Warmwater Aquaculture Center is seeking an assistant research professor to develop, coordinate and implement research programs about catfish nutrition, feeds and feeding strategies in the Mississippi Delta.
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NEW! Technical Sales Specialist - USA
Skretting is looking for a technical sales specialist to support RAS clients in fish nutrition and production system performance.
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NEW! Sales Account Consultant - USA
Cargill is looking for a sales account consultant who will participate in face-to-face and virtual meetings with clients to understand customer needs and suggest appropriate products, services and solutions.
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Protein Functionality Researcher - Norway
Skretting ARC is looking for an experienced protein functionality researcher with an innovative mindset and good collaboration skills to develop novel aquafeed products and processes.
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Director of Sales & Technical Services - USA
Green Plains is looking for a director of sales to drive new business, maximize legacy relationships and provide technical support to both groups in the North American aquafeed market.
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Microbiome Specialist - Norway
Skretting ARC is looking for a microbiome specialist to implement new methodologies and further extend the scope of techniques used in-house. 
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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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IN THIS ISSUE:

  • 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 

 

Next issue: Hatchery Buyer’s Guide & Directory 2020
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WORTH A VIEW

Insects as a new protein source for shrimp
Watch Jack James talk about scientific bases of using insects in shrimp feeds as part of the Protix webinar on insect-based nutrition.
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EVENT NEWS

Join the aquaculture sessions of Alltech ONE Virtual Experience
From October 20-21, Alltech ONE Virtual Experience will feature the aquaculture session, “The Aquaculture Blueprint” that will explore what awaits the world's fastest-growing protein sector.
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Join a free webinar on Pincoy Project’s good practice manual for salmon
The manual, which will be presented in a free webinar on October 20, introduces a series of practices to carry out throughout the salmon production cycle, from the egg to the growing stages in seawater.
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Join FAO’s webinar on regional aquaculture reviews 
The Global Conference on Aquaculture will hold a webinar from October 26-28, 2020 that will feature presentations on six regional reviews and the State of World Aquaculture 2020. 
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