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USDA to host public listening session on organic standards

The U.S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service, and the National Organic Program, is hosting a public listening session regarding upcoming standards development activities, including feedback about the National Organic Standards Board.

Made-in-Canada solution helps salmon farmer cut emissions

An award-winning technology made in Campbell River, British Columbia has helped a salmon farmer reduce its carbon emissions by 76 metric tonnes – that’s the amount of greenhouse gases you would have produced had you driven a diesel car for 456,000 km (283,000 miles).

PODCAST: Briana Warner: Taking the lead in economic development

While lobster farming is creating a mono-cultural economy in coastal Maine, Briana Warner and Atlantic Sea Farms offers opportunities for lobster farmers to expand their off-season business into growing sustainable kelp.
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Canada re-affirms commitment to move BC away from open-net pen salmon farming

Canada’s Minister of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), on March 11, re-affirmed her commitment to move open net-pen salmon farming in British Columbia to closed containment farming systems. “I want to work with the aquaculture industry itself to find a way forward to a sustainable place where British Columbia is a magnet for capital,” says minister. » Read more
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Tarpons: Biology, Ecology, Fisheries will be of considerable interest and use to fishery and research biologists, marine conservationists, aquaculturists, and informed anglers. » Learn more

Canadian suppliers form new aquaculture lobby group

The Canadian Aquaculture Suppliers Association is a new non-profit organization with a mission to encourage growth in Canada’s aquaculture sector. Ben James, project manager at Merinov applied research centre, is the new president of the non-profit. » Read more

More than 4,700 jobs, $1.2 billion at stake in BC coast: BCFSA report

The report, conducted by RIAS Inc. on behalf of the association, has estimated that 4,700 jobs and CA$1.2 billion in economic activity, and $427 million in GDP are at risk if 79 salmon farming licenses are not reissued by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) by June. » Read more
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Aquaculture Africa 2021

March 25-28, 2022
Alexandria, Egypt
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March 30-31, 2022
Hilton Head, SC
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Northeaast Aquaculture Conference 2022

April 27-29, 2022
Portland, Maine
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Aquaculture UK 2022

May 3-5, 2022
Aviemore, Scotland
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