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NutriVance

Idea to Reality: With the increasing demand for fishmeal in fish feeds causing increases in prices AURI client NutriVance wanted to explore alternative feed ingredients for use in aquaculture feeds to replace fishmeal and reduce the cost of fish production.

AURI’s Role: AURI assisted NutriVance in planning and executing feeding trials for this new, innovative product.

Outcomes: Results of this study demonstrate that NutriVance can be used to replace up to 25% of soybean meal and soy protein concentrate in a practical diet for rainbow trout juveniles without sacrificing growth performance, feed utilization and nutrient retention. Additionally, the study showed NutriVance removes anti-nutritional factors, reduces feed cost and improves uniform growth.

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New meal deal

Posted on January 4, 2016, in Ag Innovation News, News

A Minnesota feed company has a new meal deal. Midwest Ag Enterprises in Marshall is making a high-protein soybean meal to replace expensive fishmeal in livestock diets. NutriVance, introduced last spring, is designed for young pigs, young poultry, and fish, which need a high-protein, low-fiber diet.

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Minnesota: The land of 10,000 shrimp?

Posted on September 22, 2015, in Ag Innovation News, News

–by Luke O’Neill Minnesotans love seafood. While the state is home to the popular walleye, that’s not always what’s on the menu. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 90 percent of the U.S. seafood consumption is imported and most of that is shrimp. Per capita, Americans consume about 4.9 pounds of shrimp […]

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