Ocean Crops: Is This The Next Frontier For Agriculture?

By Nishan Degnarain, Forbes.com

The food and agriculture industry is undergoing a radical transformation around the world. Covid-19 has accelerated disruptions to the global food supply chain.

Structurally, this transformation is long overdue as the world heads toward a population of 10 billion over the next thirty years.…”

 

Read the full article at Forbes.com:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/nishandegnarain/2020/07/29/ocean-crops-is-this-the-next-frontier-for-agriculture/#1d99b5f45c95

American Fisheries Society Position on Aquaculture

By the American Fisheries Society:

“The American Fisheries Society (AFS) supports sustainable growth of aquaculture. The demand for fish is expected to grow significantly in the next decade, but it is unlikely that capture fisheries can sustainably accommodate increased harvest pressure to meet this demand. Domestic freshwater and marine aquaculture present existing and emerging opportunities to sustainably address America’s ongoing dependence on imported seafood, while relieving local pressures on wild stocks and impacts on aquatic ecosystems and waterfront communities.”

Read the full article at the American Fisheries Society:

https://fisheries.org/2020/07/american-fisheries-society-position-on-aquaculture/

 

Why the stage should be set for US aquaculture growth

By Rob Fletcher, The Fish Site:

“A convergence in a number of factors – including technological advances and a change in the attitudes of the environmental community – have helped to set the stage for aquaculture growth in the US…”

Read the full article at the Fish Site:

https://thefishsite.com/articles/why-the-stage-should-be-set-for-us-aquaculture-growth

An executive decision that’s a catalyst for US aquaculture

By Tony Dal Ponte, The Fish Site:

“President Trump’s recent Executive Order on Promoting American Seafood Competitiveness and Economic Growth constitutes a major step forward for the US seafood industry, which has the capacity to generate thousands of new jobs and help ensure that Americans continue to have access to healthy, affordable seafood as our nation recovers from the devastating economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic…”

 

Read the full article at the Fish Site:

https://thefishsite.com/articles/an-executive-decision-thats-a-catalyst-for-us-aquaculture