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Contingency planning key as political unrest finds its way to aquaculture operations

One doesn’t have to go very far back in time to realize that disruptions in business operations could happen anytime, be it due to natural disasters or man-made ones. Protests in Chile and Hong Kong have left businesses vulnerable.

Oyster farms ride eco-tourism boom

Oyster farmers are taking a leaf out of winemakers’ playbook by offering farm tours to the public, a trend strengthening on the back of consumers’ quest to know the origin of their food.
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A mix of methods work best in controlling Vibrio

A new study reinforces what some oyster farmers may think is common sense in food safety: using ice slurries or layered ice for cooling oysters combined with refrigeration at post-harvest is more effective in controlling the growth of Vibrio bacteria than using each method on its own. » Read more

Algicides work better in managing off-flavors in catfish

Algicides are much more effective in eliminating predominant algae species that cause pre-harvest off-flavors in pond-raised catfish, an expert said. » Read more

Southwest Washington shellfish group names executive director

The Willapa Grays Harbor Growers Association, a group based in Nahcotta, Washington, has named David Beugli as executive director. » Read more
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Aquaculture America 2020

February 09 - February 12, 2020
Location: Hawaii Convention Centre 1801 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI, USA
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Nova Scotia Minister’s Conference 2020

February 25 - February 27, 2020
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
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RAStech 2020

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