Alternative Ingredients in Finfish Aquaculture Feed Short Course - October 18-22, 2010, Northern Crops Institute, Fargo, ND, South Dakota State University and USDA-ARS, Brookings, SD, USA
Registration deadline is September 27, 2010.
This five-day education program provides the most recent information on use of alternative ingredients in feeds for finfish. Lectures will be supplemented by hands-on experiences in NCI’s Feed and Extrusion Centers, Analytical Laboratory for texture and sensory evaluations, and site visits. Days 1-3 will be in Fargo, ND. The group will travel to Brookings, SD for days 4 & 5, and then return to Fargo.
- Provide information on using alternative protein and energy feedstuffs, such as DDGS and other grain and oilseed co-products in aquaculture feeds.
- Provide background on feed processing and demonstrate production using extrusion and pelleting.
- Demonstrate texture and sensory evaluation of fillets from fish fed diets containing alternative ingredients.
- Visit regional facilities
Who should attend?
Aqua Nutritionists, Facility owners/managers, Aqua Feed Production Facilities, Aqua Health Professional, Aqua Researchers (industry/education), Aqua Technicians
Monday, October 18
Nutritional challenges of Alternative Ingredients for warm water species
Use of Alternative Ingredients for warm water species
Tuesday, October 19
Nutritional challenges of Alternative Ingredients for cold water species
Use of Alternative Ingredients for cold water species
Extrusion processing demonstration
Wednesday, October 20
Alternative ingredients and fillet characteristics
Quality analysis – experiments/demonstrations
Thursday, October 21
Mike Brown, South Dakota State University
Kurt Rosentrater, USDA-ARS NCARL
Friday, October 22
Site visits at production and processing facilities