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Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Public Comment Sought on Changes to Royal Red Shrimp Regulations
NOAA Fisheries is seeking public comment on Amendment 16 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Shrimp Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico and a proposed rule that would...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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,...
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Commercial King Mackerel Trip Limit to Decrease
US - The daily vessel trip limit for commercial fishing of King mackerel is reduced to 500 pounds beginning 12:01 a.m., local time, January 24, 2015, in the southern...
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...
Thursday, January 08, 2015
New Tool Will Help Fight Invasive Fish in the Atlantic Ocean
US - The Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute and NOAA have partnered to launch a new web portal to provide managers, researchers, and the public with the latest...
Monday, January 05, 2015
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
US Feed Industry Official Announces Retirement
US - Keith Epperson, American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) vice president of manufacturing and training, will retire on 31 December after nearly 40 years of...
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....
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
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...
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
Urban Fish Farmers Must Apply Same Commercial Handling Methods
US - Farmers growing fish in an urban environment must comply with the same fish handling methods as rural aquaculture and commercial fisheries....
Monday, December 08, 2014
Cobia Fishing to Close in South Atlantic
US - Commercial harvest of cobia in South Atlantic waters will close at 12:01 am December 11, 2014....
Alaska Fish Factor: Pacific Halibut Stocks On The Rise
US - The Pacific halibut stock appears to be rising from the ashes and that bodes well for catches in some fishing regions next year. ...
Porgy Fishing to Close in South Atlantic
US - Commercial harvest of the porgy complex in South Atlantic waters will close, at 12:01 a.m. (local time) on December 9, 2014. ...
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
US Issues Atlantic Tuna Fishery Management Measures
US - NOAA Fisheries has issued final regulations that will help protect Atlantic bluefin tuna by reducing dead discards and providing measures to help ensure compliance...
Monday, December 01, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: First Glimpse of 2015 Catches
US - It’s the time of year when Alaska’s fishery meetings kick into high gear - with five set for this week alone. ...
New Farm Bill Offering Disaster Assistance to Fish Farmers
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is helping nearly 2,500 fish, livestock and honeybee farmers through its Emergency Assistance....
Monday, November 24, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Is Alaska Poised for a Big 2015?
US - Alaska is poised for some big fish stories next year based on predictions trickling in from state and federal managers. ...
USDA VIVO Agricultural Research Website Now Open to the Public
US - VIVO, a Web application used internally by US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists since 2012 to allow better national networking across disciplines...
Friday, November 21, 2014
Real-Time Ocean Acidification Data Available for Shellfish Aquaculture
US - Shellfish farms and hatcheries along the Pacific US coast can now get real-time, online ocean acidification data through the Integrated Ocean Observation System...
Final Rule for King, Spanish Mackerel in South Atlantic Published
US - NOAA Fisheries has published a final rule to implement a South Atlantic Coastal Migratory Pelagics Framework Amendment. ...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Gag Fishing to Close in South Atlantic
US - Commercial harvest of gag in South Atlantic waters will close at 12:01 a.m. (local time) November 21, 2014. ...
 
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