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In Memoriam: Orval Ford
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In Memoriam: Orval Ford

Ontario’s aquaculture industry lost one of its visionaries with the passing of Orval Ford on August 3. Orval pioneered several of Ontario’s first land-based trout farms which are still in operation today. Passed away suddenly at the Owen Sound Hospital on Saturday, August 3, 2019. Orval Ford of Hanover, in his 86th year. Orval was...

August 8, 2019September 3, 2019 in OAA
Ontario Animal Health Network – Aquatic Animal Health Report (January – June 2019)
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Ontario Animal Health Network – Aquatic Animal Health Report (January – June 2019)

The Ontario Animal Health Network prepares two producer reports annually to share information on aquatic animal health concerns with Ontario aquaculture producers. This January to June 2019 edition is now available. Featuring: a disease spotlight on Columnaris disease, aquatic veterinary services summary for Ontario, laboratory news on bacterial gill disease diagnosed with nodular gill disease.....

July 18, 2019August 19, 2019 in OAA
In Memoriam: Neil MacBeth (1954 – 2019)
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In Memoriam: Neil MacBeth (1954 – 2019)

On behalf of Rich Moccia, University of Guelph: It is with much sadness that I pass on the news of Neil MacBeth’s death on June 25, 2019, after a short, but incredibly courageous battle with ALS.  Neil was first hired by the University of Guelph in 1989 as a research assistant with our fish genetics group...

June 30, 2019September 3, 2019 in OAA
OAA Newsletter (May/June 2019)
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OAA Newsletter (May/June 2019)

Read about the latest happenings in the Ontario aquaculture industry in our latest newsletter. Headlines include: Open for business: Ontario rainbow trout at Ford backyard barbecue OAA partners with AgScape to develop aquaculture resources for Ontario teachers Keeping the momentum on industry’s advocacy requests Job Opportunity at Alma Aquaculture Research Station Welcome to our newest member!...

June 30, 2019August 19, 2019 in OAA
Ontario aquaculture industry releases research priorities
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Ontario aquaculture industry releases research priorities

On February 1, 2019, the Ontario Aquaculture Association and the Livestock Research Innovation Corporation (LRIC) brought together more than 40 people from across Ontario to define research priorities for the province’s farmed fish and shrimp sector. Participants included farmers, suppliers, researchers, non-profit representatives, and government champions from across Ontario and beyond. Throughout the day, they...

June 3, 2019June 3, 2019 in OAA
OAA Newsletter (March/April 2019)
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OAA Newsletter (March/April 2019)

Read about the latest happenings in the Ontario aquaculture industry in our latest newsletter. Headlines include: MNRF Minister Yakabuski talks about the sustainability and economic contribution of Ontario aquaculture A year in review for the Ontario Aquaculture Association OAA welcomes new board member Dr. Marcia Chiasson Missed the 2019 OAA conference? We saved the presentations for...

April 30, 2019August 19, 2019 in OAA