Blog Header

In: Aquaculture

FDA approves genetically engineered salmon

  • November 20, 2015

Posted November 20, 2015 The FDA has approved AquaBounty Technologies’ application for AquAdvantage Salmon, an Atlantic salmon that reaches market...

NOAA to Hold Nassau grouper Public Meeting

  • November 24, 2014

Posted November 24, 2014 The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will hold a public hearing in St. Thomas, U.S....

NOAA Issues Five Rules Dealing with Marine Fisheries

  • November 21, 2014

Posted November 21, 2014 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued this final rule to implement management measures described in...

Indiana Fish Feed Mill Creates Opportunities for Soybean Farmers

  • July 10, 2014

Posted July 10, 2014 A new fish feed mill is opening in Indiana that will utilize soybeans to feed the...

Proposed Endangered Species Act Regulations Revise Protections for “Critical Habitat”

Posted May 27, 2014   The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) National...

USDA Meeting Ends with No Vote on Organic Aquaculture

Posted May 6, 2014   The spring meeting for the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) ended with no vote on establishing...

May 16 CLE: Mid-South Agricultural & Environmental Law Conference

  • April 24, 2014

Posted April 24, 2014   The Arkansas Bar Association, the National Agricultural Law Center, and the National Sea Grant Law Center...

April 22: Direct Marketing Aquaculture Products in Alabama Workshop

  • April 2, 2014

Posted April 2, 2014   The National Sea Grant Law Center and the National Agricultural Law Center, in collaboration with the...

May 16: Mid-South Agricultural & Environmental Law Conference

  • April 2, 2014

Posted April 2, 2014   The Arkansas Bar Association, the National Agricultural Law Center, and the National Sea Grant Law Center...

Senator Urges Farm Bill Conference to End USDA Catfish Inspection Program

  • January 13, 2014

Posted January 13, 2014   The subject of the USDA catfish inspection program resurfaced lasted week, as letters from opponents were...

Florida Aquaculture Advocates Call for Plan to Protect Apalachicola Bay

  • November 8, 2013

Posted November 8, 2013   Florida seafood dealers have asked the state to develop a comprehensive plan for managing and restoring...

New Aquaculture Leases Approved in Apalachicola Bay

  • October 17, 2013

Posted October 17,  2013   Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and the Florida Cabinet voted unanimously to approve additional...

Rep. Crawford Introduces Aquaculture Risk Reduction Act

  • September 24, 2013

Posted September 24, 2013   Representative Rick Crawford (R-AR) recently introduced H.R. 3105, the Aquaculture Risk Reduction Act, which provides an...

Catfish Inspection Program Adds to Farm Bill Controversy

  • August 19, 2013

Posted August 19, 2013 While much of the national discussion about the farm bill is focused on the nutrition title...

  • February 13, 2013

On February 8, U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Thad Cochran issued a letter stating that catfish producers in Mississippi and other states...

Aquaculture Conference Offered by Extension

  • July 30, 2012

Newark Advocate reports that “people interested in learning business strategies to develop and maintain a healthy and sustainable fish farming...