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August 21, 2019
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Canadian start-up builds scalable aquaponics farm

It all began as a backyard science project: entrepreneurship student Paul Shumlich and environmental science student Kevin Daniels started experimenting on the property of the home Shumlich was renting.

Closing the loop on land-based shrimp farming

Commercial-scale shrimp farming has been pursued by many companies, with very few success stories. Spending years in the industry, Bill Williams has seen many companies come into existence, have some short-term success, but eventually fall into bankruptcy.

Nova Scotia announces changes to aquaculture regulation

The government of Nova Scotia in Canada is beefing up its aquaculture regulations to better track fish escapees and require the strengthening of fish pens to withstand extreme weather and prevent fish escapes. » Read more

Florida university looks to boost aquaculture in the U.S.

Florida Atlantic University has received US$2.4 million from the United States Department of Agriculture as part of the government’s initiative to improve domestic aquaculture production. » Read more

Algal-oil production plant now open

Veramaris has opened its facility in Blair, Nebraska, that produces algal oil from natural marine algae. » Read more

Federal funding announced for Quebec fisheries and aquaculture

The Canadian government is investing in clean technology for fish harvesters and aquaculture farms in Quebec. » Read more

Feed producer gets green light to produce canola oil for aquaculture feed

Feed manufacturer Cargill has been given the go-signal by U.S. regulators to cultivate its proprietary canola that will provide the raw material for the company’s plant-based, fish oil alternative for omega-3 fatty acids. » Read more


Aug. 20 – 23
Location: Trondheim, Norway
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Aquaculture Innovation Europe

Sept. 10 – 11
Location: London, UK
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Cold Harvest 2019

Sept. 24-26, 2019
Location: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Aquaculture Europe 2019

Oct. 7 – 10
Location: Berlin, Germany
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RAStech 2020

November 16 – 17, 2020
Location:South Carolina, U.S.A.
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