USDA Invests $1.2 Million in Aquaculture Research

USDA Invests $1.2 Million in Aquaculture Research

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced four grants totaling $1.2 million to support the development of environmentally and economically sustainable aquaculture in the United States. These...
Aquaculture to play a key role in global protein production

Aquaculture to play a key role in global protein production

With diminishing habitats, decaying fisheries and an increase in demand for Seafood, aquaculture across the globe is poised to play an important role in the future of food supply. It is unlikely that wild capture fisheries will be able to produce any higher yields in...

Trump’s China trade stance could have major impact on seafood sector

If Donald Trump acts on his campaign rhetoric to curtail trade with China, the impact on the seafood sector could be unprecedented, industry sources said With his unexpected election as the next US president, many industry sources are generally uncertain about the...
Sustainable aquaculture is possible, with the right science

Sustainable aquaculture is possible, with the right science

Aquaculture is in the spotlight again, with an ABC investigation raising concerns over the sustainability of the expansion of Tasmania’s salmon-farming industry. Controversies over fish farming are newsworthy and emotive, particularly when company profits and...