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Idaho to host in-person NWFCC conference

The 71st Northwest Fish Culture Concepts (NWFCC) annual meeting and workshops will be held in Boise, Idaho this year on Dec. 7-9, 2021. The conference includes presentations on fish production strategies, fish health and nutrition, monitoring and assessment, genetics and physiology, new species/conservation culture, and advances in infrastructure and hatchery technology.

NOAA and USDA seek public input on aquaculture strategic plans

“The Strategic Plan to Enhance Regulatory Efficiency” and “The Strategic Plan for Federal Aquaculture Research” are undergoing a 45-day comment period to help establish a road map to increase overall effectiveness of federal regulation, research and technology transfer.
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David Kiemele: On Leadership, Expertise and the Scientific Method

Cermaq Canada’s executive director shares his reflections as the company wraps up its first phase of semi-closed containment test in British Columbia. Kiemele says he plans to go one step further and grow a cohort to harvest size for the first time. » Read more

Designing ways

The innovative design of American Aquafarms will wrestle down some of the toughest challenges facing sea farming. A floating ring of rigid aluminum holds a circular sack made of a high-strength polymer, which extends in a cone to a depth of 36 metres. The pen’s water supply is drawn from below, where fewer sea lice exist. » Read more

Canada offers funding for aquaculture clean tech projects

The Government of Canada is investing a total $30 million to fund clean technology for the aquaculture and fisheries industries to boost sustainable economic growth while fighting climate change. The initiative is part of a program originally started in 2017 with an initial investment of $20 million. » Read more
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RAS 2022

Aquaculture America 2021

Aug. 11-14, 2021
San Antonio, TX, USA
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AquaNor 2021

Aug. 24-27, 2021
Trondheim, Norway
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USTFA Fall Conference 2021

Sept. 8-10, 2021
Branson, Missouri
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RAS Roundtable Discussion

Sept. 14, 20211
Virtual Event
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