USSEC Southeast Asia (SEA) conducted a Shrimp Feed and Feed Management Seminar in General Santos, Philippines on October 27. The seminar’s goal was to share new information on shrimp feeds formulated with soy-optimized diets and new technology on feed and automatic feeding management. 60 participants representing investors, shrimp farm technicians, shrimp feed millers, feed additives and other shrimp aquaculture stakeholders attended the seminar.
Levy Loreto L. Manalac, USSEC Philippines Technical Manager-Aquaculture presented an introduction to USSEC SEA’s Soy in Aquaculture Program in the Philippines and Southeast Asia. Gretchil A. Arconada, Vannamei Specialist of Santeh Feeds Corp., presented “Your Essential Solution for Sustainable & Profitable Vannamei Culture.” Dr. D. Allen Davis of Auburn University’s School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences presented and discussed “USSEC’s Sustainable Shrimp Feeds and Improved Feed Management for the Continued Success of Shrimp Production” and Cary Andigan of Biosolutions International Corp. presented “The Role of Probiotics and Feed Supplement in High Density Shrimp Farming.”