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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Fish Vet Group Strengthens US Team with New Aquatic Veterinarian
US - Fish Vet Group (FVG) have appointed a new Aquatic Veterinarian, David Marancik, to their US operation. ...
Michigan State and China to Cooperate on Aquaculture Development
US and CHINA - The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) has hosted a Chinese Delegation from the Jiangsu Province to learn more about...
What is Going on with Halibut By-Catch and Size Limits?
US - In this week's Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight, Rob Reierson and Kyla Ganton interview Stock Assessment Biologist Ian Stewart to discuss halibut by-catch...
MSU-UN Partnership to Raise Profile of Inland Fisheries
US - A memorandum of understanding between Michigan State University (MSU) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations calls for close cooperation...
Monday, January 26, 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: 'Fish First' Policy Tops List of Priorities
US - The need for a clear “fish first” policy in Alaska tops the list of priorities compiled by the Fisheries Transition Team for Governor Walker. The group...
Friday, January 23, 2015
NFU Urges President's to Reconsider Massive Trade Agreements
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson has applauded President Obama’s leadership on climate change, tax reform and reopening trade with Cuba,...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Plumeting Exchange Rates Causing Unpredictable Seafood Market
US - Plumeting exchange rates are causing unpredictable seafood market trends, reports Kyla Ganton in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight....
Monday, January 19, 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: New Marketing Campaign to Shift Sockeye Salmon Inventory
US - Alaska seafood marketers are ramping up promotions and bankrolling a $1 global million media blitz to counteract a tough sockeye salmon market....
Friday, January 16, 2015
Brian Perkins Appointed as MSC Regional Director for the Americas
US - The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has appointed Brian Perkins, a former commercial fisherman and international seafood trade show executive, as Regional...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
New Publication Helps Shrimp Farmers Become More Cost-Effective
US - A new Purdue Extension publication can help both beginning and established marine shrimp farmers make their operations the most productive and cost-effective....
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Ralco Acquires Patent for Intensive Raceway Shrimp Farming
US - Texas A&M University has licensed its patent for the super-intensive raceway system of shrimp production for the United States of America market to the agriculture...
Shaky Twice-Frozen Pollock Market
US - The twice-frozen pollock market is shaky and there is a limited salmon inventory available, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight....
Sam’s Club’s Robert Fields Joins GAA Board of Directors
GLOBAL - Robert Fields of Sam’s Club has joined the board of directors of the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA), the world’s leading standards-setting organisation...
Monday, January 12, 2015
NFU Joins New Coalition To Promote Normalised Relations With Cuba
US - The National Farmers Union (NFU) has joined other prominent members of the US food and agriculture community in the launch of the new US Agriculture Coalition...
Alaska Fish Factor: Seafood Marketers Facing Strong Headwinds
US - Alaska seafood marketers are facing some strong headwinds heading into 2015, notably, for sockeye salmon and crab....
Friday, January 09, 2015
US Should Have the Goal of Reducing the Trade Deficit
US - National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson argues in a POLITICO Pro guest column that all future US trade agreements should be negotiated with the goal...
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Chinese Catfish in Short Supply, High in Price
US and CHINA - Chinese catfish will be in short supply and high in price as due to increased domestic consumption and less capacity for exports, reports Rob Reierson...
Monday, January 05, 2015
2014 Seafood Wrap-Up: Market Volatile and Unpredictable
US - Looking back on 2014, the seafood market can be described as unpredictable and volatile, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight....
Alaska Fish Factor: 2014 Fish Picks and Pans
US - Looking back on 2014, Laine Welch picks her favorite 'fish picks and pans' of the Alaska fishing industry....
Friday, January 02, 2015
Nigel Barden to Host The National Fish & Chip Awards 2015
UK - The voice of ‘food and drink’ reason on the hit BBC Radio 2 show, Drive Time with Simon Mayo, is bringing his signature charm to the 2015 National Fish...
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Alaska's Fisheries Start up in Winter
US- Salmon will always be the heart of Alaska’s fisheries, and that’s why most people think of summer as the fishing season. But that’s not the case....
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Clearwater Seafoods Wins Rabobank Innovation Award
US - Clearwater Seafoods has received the Rabobank Innovation Award at a reception hosted by the financial institution in New York City. The Innovation Award is...
Monday, December 22, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Seafood Innovators Finding Use for Fish Waste
US - Alaska seafood innovators are getting serious about ‘head to tail/inside and out’ usages of fish parts, and they see gold in all that gurry that ends up...
Friday, December 19, 2014
Iowa State University Producing Fish Feed from Local Agricultural Products
US - Researchers at Iowa State University are creating sustainable fish feed from local agricultural commodities, helping farmers find new revenue streams whilst...
US Farmers Welcome Normalisation of Relations with Cuba
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson applauded the Obama administration on the important steps announced 17 December to normalise relations...
Thursday, December 18, 2014
US Releases Key Recommendations to Combat Illegal Fishing
US - The Presidential Task Force on Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing and Seafood Fraud, co-chaired by the Departments of State and Commerce, has...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Gulf of Alaska Pollock Fishery Winding Down
US - As 2015 approaches, the Gulf of Alaska pollock fishery is winding down, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight, Monday 15 December....
Monday, December 15, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Deck Washing Will Not Violate Clean Water Act
US - It went down to the wire, but fishermen were relieved to learn they can continue to hose down their decks without fear of violating the Clean Water Act....
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Disastrous Start to Oregon Dungeness Crab Fishery
US - The Oregon Dungeness Crab season has got off to a near disastrous start. The "derby" style fishery opened on 1 December with dismal returns so far. Hugh Link,...
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
New Model Could Boost Fishermens' Profits by 49 per cent
US - By identifying the most efficient fishing practices and behaviours, a new model developed by economists at Duke University and the University of Connecticut...
 
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