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U.S., Canada close border for non-essential travel, supply chain exempted

Border crossing between Canada and the U.S. will be closed for non-essential travels in an effort by both countries to slow the spread of Covid-19. The movement of goods and supplies between the two countries, as well as Canadians and Americans who cross the border daily for essential work-related matters will still be able to do so.

Bill’s advance bodes well for U.S. offshore aquaculture

A bill that seeks to establish national standards for offshore aquaculture in the US was re-introduced March 11 at the U.S. House of Representatives.

B.C. salmon farmers’ group ceases farm visits amid Covid-19

The B.C. Salmon Farmers’ Association is taking precautions to protect its farm workers from the spread of the coronavirus.

Feds extends low-cost loans for US aquaculture firms affected by Covid-19

The U.S. Small Business Administration is extending some financial assistance to small businesses and non-profits that have been severely affected by the continuing spread of the coronavirus.
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Maine explores potential for farming higher-value clam

Seafood farmers in Maine are exploring the commercial viability of farming quahogs or hard clams in bags placed under floating oyster farms as a supplementary crop. » Read more

Project seen transformative for hard clam industry in US east coast

A collaborative research effort in the US east coast aims to produce robust quahog stocks through selective breeding to enhance the success of clam farming in the region. » Read more

Mowi launches Pure salmon brand, available in Amazon

Norway-based salmon producer, Mowi, has launched a new global brand, MOWI Pure, available now through Amazon Fresh, a statement from the company said. » Read more
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RAStech 2020

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