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Content about Aquatic Livestock Committee

May 30, 2013

The world's resources needed to produce land based protein will be scarce in the next 50 years. With only 7.5% of the world's surface area is being utilized to feed the world, what alternatives must be explored? Aquaculture.

Problems, Stumbling Blocks and Solutions for U.S. Aquaculture - Mr. Sebastian Belle, Executive Director, Maine Aquaculture Association, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

May 28, 2013

Aquaculture is a very extremely efficient animal protein production system. What research is still needed in the USA?

Current Status of U.S. Aquaculture Research - Dr. Jeff Silverstein, National Program Leader, Aquaculture, USDA-Agricultural Research Service, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Dr. Jeff Silverstein shares that Aquaculture is a very extremely efficient animal protein production system, plus provides healthy benefits like being high in protein, healthful omega3 fatty acids, essential vitamins and minerals. It also creates jobs in coastal communities and agricultural heartland.