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BC Salmon Farmers Association announces new executive director

The BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA) has announced the appointment of Brian Kingzet as the new executive director of the BC Salmon Farmers Association.

ReelData AI announces $8 million Series A funding round

ReelData AI, a company leveraging AI to provide customized data and automation to land-based farmers, announced it has closed an US$8-million Series A funding round led by Buoyant Ventures. Additional investment was also provided by S2G Ventures and The Nest Family Office.

Catfish Revival

In 2021, catfish sales rose to US$421 million, an increase of 12 per cent over the prior year though still nine per cent lower than 2005, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.
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Viewpoint: Washington State got it wrong

“What just happened?” - That’s the question that the seafood community was asking this past Nov. 18, when the Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands, Hilary Franz, convened an audience of ardent supporters from the Wild Fish Conservancy (WFC) and the media, declaring triumphantly that, “Washington’s public aquatic lands will no longer be home to commercial finfish aquaculture.” » Read more
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Aquaculture America 2023

February 23 - February 26, 2023
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
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April 20 - April 22, 2023
Orlando, Florida U.S.
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World Aquaculture 2023

May 29 - June 01, 2023
Darwin, Northern Territories, Australia
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