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October 9, 2019
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Cooke CEO responds to video showing fish mishandling at Maine farm

The CEO of Cooke Aquaculture is responding to a new video that surfaced online depicting one of its farms’ alleged mishandling of fish, saying in a statement he is “disappointed and deeply saddened,” by what he saw on the video.

Aquaponics: The future or a niche?

Producers and experts weigh in on aquaponics’ impact and why some fail.

University researchers developing protocols for commercial walleye production

High-value fish such as Atlantic salmon, perch and walleye that can fetch three times the price of tilapia are attracting interest among aquaponic farmers. But for walleye, lack of regular egg supply prevents it from being farmed intensively.
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New funding to help build new seafood research center in Virginia, USA

The U.S. Economic Development Administration offered a $3-million grant to construct a new state-of-the-art Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Hampton, Virginia. It is envisioned to pave the way for further economic growth and collaboration in the commonwealth’s $550-million seafood industry. » Read More

Washington State seeks public input into Cooke’s plan

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is proposing to give Cooke Aquaculture a tentative five-year permit to farm all-female triploid rainbow trout (steelhead) in existing net-pens in Puget Sound and wants the public’s input on the plan. » Read More


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