Oceanic Institute plans biofuels workshop

by World Grain Staff
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WAIMANALO, HAWAII, U.S. — The Oceanic Institute (OI), an affiliate of Hawai‘i Pacific University, will hold a free biofuel co-products workshop Dec. 1 and 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

OI’s Aquatic Feeds and Nutrition (AFN) Department will host the workshop. Industry experts and researchers will speak on the use of biofuel co-products in aquatic feeds. There will be demonstrations of feed manufacturing techniques using those ingredients.

As part of the workshop, a tour of AFN facilities and a demonstration of extruded feed using algal co-products in shrimp, moi, abalone, opihi and urchin feeds is scheduled on Dec. 2, from 1 to 4 p.m. A light lunch is offered both days.

Space is limited for the workshop, which is sponsored by Wenger Manufacturing. RSVP by Monday, Nov. 28.

OI is located at 41-202 Kalanianaole Highway in Waimanalo, adjacent to Sea Life Park. For more information, detailed schedule, list of speakers, and reservations, contact Lindon Hansink at lhansink@oceanicinstitute.org.

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