Menon Renewable Products, Inc. – MRP Collaborators
Frederic T. Barrows, Ph.D.
Dr. Barrows is Lead Scientist and Nutritionist for the Agricultural Research Service, the principal scientific research agency for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA/ARS). Dr. Barrows is providing guidance and conducting research on the development and evaluation of alternative fish feed formulations using MrFeed™. Dr. Barrows is also currently an Affiliate Professor at both University of Idaho and Montana State University. Dr. Barrows spent 15 years developing fish feeds for a variety of species for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and transferred to the USDA/ARS in 2003. While serving as Lead Scientist and Nutritionist for the USDA/ARS, Dr. Barrows has been responsible for the development of alternative fish feed formulations that eliminate the need for marine harvested products such as fish meal and fish oil. His research has resulted in over 100 peer-reviewed publications on fish nutrition and feed manufacturing, with 31 publications in the last 3 years, 10 book chapters, and 4 patents ranging from feed manufacturing to protein concentration methods. Dr. Barrows received his Ph.D. from Iowa State University in Animal Nutrition in 1987.