USSEC Conducts 2017 USSEC Aquaculture Feed Nutrition Workshop in Philippines

By - Monday, March 6, 2017

USSEC – Southeast Asia (SEA) held its 2017 USSEC Aquaculture Feed Nutrition Workshop in Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines on February 20.

Participants in USSEC’s Aquaculture Feed Nutrition Workshop

 

Levy Loreto L. Manalac, USSEC Technical Consultant, Aquaculture – Philippines and Mark Newman, USSEC Feedmill and Nutrition Consultant, led the workshop. Mr. Newman presented how to utilize U.S. Soy products to reduce the amount of fishmeal and fish oil in aquaculture feeds, information on milkfish nutrition, and how to maximize the value of feed ingredients in a high priced environment. Mr. Manalac introduced USSEC Soy in Aquaculture in SEA and the Philippines, and presented USSEC’s results on a milkfish feeding demonstration in the Philippines.

23 feedmill staff, salespeople, and managers from different aquaculture feedmills in Mindanao attended the workshop, in addition to representatives from a fisheries institution and a feed additive company.

USSEC consultant Mark Newman gives a presentation titled “The Utilization of Soy Products to Reduce the Amount of Fishmeal and Fish Oil in Aquaculture Feeds” during the 2017 USSEC Aquaculture Feed Nutrition Workshop in Park Inn by Radisson in Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines on February 20

USSEC consultants with the staff of Vitarich Feed Corp. during the 2017 USSEC Aquaculture Feed Nutrition Workshop