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EU scientists discover higher-value byproducts made from fish waste

Researchers say that while fish byproducts, such as offcuts, skin and bones, are already being used in fish oils, fish meal and animal feed, they are worth only $.33 cents/kg on average. Byproducts that could be applied in products fit for human consumption would be worth much higher, they said.

Farm-raised salmon is greener than chicken, beef

Results indicate that BC farm-raised salmon is 24-percent less costly to the environment than chicken, while beef has a cost that’s 500-percent greater than salmon raised in an ocean environment.

Mowi files injunction against Discovery Islands closure order

The company has begun euthanizing hundreds of thousands of juvenile salmon and laying off employees as the reality of the federal government’s decision takes hold. Salmon farmers are especially frustrated because they have not had an opportunity to discuss the government’s decision.
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Oyster culture

Oyster culture: newest frontier in agribusiness

Maine Shellfish Developers, founded in 2016 by Pryor and his son, expects production on a pilot scale this spring that will propel progress developing “the newest terrestrial crop,” he says.  The US Department of Agriculture backs venture through agribusiness grant. » Read more
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April 12-15, 2021
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June 9, 2021
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