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What the US needs to scale RAS, according to experts

The United States has an established infrastructure to support its freshwater aquaculture industry, but it needs to fill gaps in the value chain in land-based salmon aquaculture for the latter to advance and mature, according panelists at the 2021 Animal AgTech Innovation Summit.

NFI names new communications director

Food industry advocate, the National Fisheries Institute, has hired Melaina Lewis as its new communications director. Lewis comes to NFI from FMI – The Food Industry Association (formerly the Food Marketing Institute) where she was the senior manager of communications.

Maine farmers unite to quash proposed aquaculture ‘reform’ bill

Members of Maine’s community who make a living in its waters put forward a powerful case against an aquaculture bill in the state that prompted even the bill’s sponsor to vote against it.
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Filling the gap

“I don’t want diversity and inclusion to be just buzzwords because of what happened in 2020. I want them to be real in action, says Imani Black, founder of Minorities in Aquaculture. It is a nonprofit dedicated to helping women of colour to pursue a career in the field through outreach and education opportunities, such as internships and mentorships. » Read more


RAS Investors’ Forum

June 9, 2021
Virtual Event
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Aquaculture America 2021

Aug. 11-14, 2021
San Antonio, TX, USA
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RAS Roundtable Discussion

Sept. 14, 2021
Virtual Event
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