AFIA updated the entire regulatory section in 2020 and has a rigorous schedule to update other sections with the goal of updating them all by 2023.
Technical Manuals & Guides
The American Feed Industry Association has updated its biosecurity guidelines, providing new information on how viruses can potentially spread throughout the feed manufacturing process and recommendations on how feed and ingredient manufacturers can develop and implement biosecurity plans at their facilities to better safeguard their feed and feed ingredients.
Evonik's AMINODat Aqua nutrients amino acid content table for cereals and ceral by products, plant protein and animal by-products from the link below (PDF).
Understanding vitamins, minerals and other nutrients in fish feed diets based on plant derived ingredients
With the burgeoning international aquaculture expansion, this new book provides an understanding of practical drug information for the aquaculture industry.
The International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Manual of Good Practices for the Feed Industry, the first of its kind, was published by IFIF and FAO to increase feed safety and quality at the production level. Available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French and Spanish.
Feed Ingredients in Aquaculture, published by the EU-funded ARRAINA (Advanced Research Initiatives for Nutrition & Aquaculture) project has been designed to allow feed producers to understand at a glance the different properties of specific feed ingredients for aquaculture. It provides a database of aquaculture feed ingredients covering their nutrient composition, functional properties and effects on feed processing conditions and the physical quality of extruded pellets.
The new second edition contains an additional chapter on “Optimizing Screw Design”, as well as other additions and improvements.
The document was finalized after a public consultation and takes into account stakeholders’ comments.
The second publication of the manual, first published in 2010, addresses recent developments in feed production and benefits from the latest scientific and technical knowledge.
The document provides a harmonized approach to the assessment of the environmental performance of feed additives considering the impact of their production and use all along the supply chain.
Feed Ingredients in Aquaculture a new resource for aquaculture feed producers, has just been published by the EU-funded ARRAINA (Advanced Research Initiatives for Nutrition & Aquaculture) project. The booklet enables feed producers to understand the different properties of specific feed ingredients for aquaculture, and provides a database of aquaculture feed ingredients covering their nutrient composition, functional properties, and their effects on feed processing conditions and the physical quality of extruded pellets.
This technical paper from FAO discusses the three groups of living organisms (bacteria, plants and fish) that make up the aquaponic ecosystem. It presents management strategies and troubleshooting practices, as well as related topics, specifically highlighting the advantages and disadvantages of this method of food production. This publication discusses the main theoretical concepts of aquaponics.
The Fact Sheets on this site provide information on important species of fish and shellfish produced in the Southern Region.one of five Regional Centers established by Congress through the USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The thirteen states and two territories included in the Southern Region are: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Virginia. The Southern Regional Aquaculture Center is sponsored by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
A report prepared for the FAO Trust Fund GCP/RLA/075/ITA Project Support to the Regional Aquaculture Activities for Latin America and the Caribbean FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS Brasilia, Brazil June 1987
Traing Manual: Development of a Supplemental Fish Feed and Fertilizer from Fish Processing Waste for Island Farmers and Small Businesses for Sustainable Aquaculture and Agriculture
An Aquafeed.com training manual that demonstrates how a simple, semi-moist, stable fish feed and liquid fish fertilizer can be made by small farmers, using simple, off-the-shelf, inexpensive and easily obtained equipment, suitable for island communities.
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