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Unveiling this year’s industry tours – OAA Conference & AGM
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Unveiling this year’s industry tours – OAA Conference & AGM

April 2, 2019 The Ontario Aquaculture Association invites you to stop by two of Ontario’s largest hatcheries on your way to the 2019 OAA conference! Chatsworth Fish Culture StationRun by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, this fish culture station raises more than one million brown trout, brook trout, lake trout, and bloaters...

Ontario Aquaculture Association Conference & AGM — Registration Open
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Ontario Aquaculture Association Conference & AGM — Registration Open

The OAA invites you to join us for networking, informative panels, and plenty of seafood feasting at our annual conference on April 2 – 3, 2019 in Collingwood, Ontario. Reserve your spot today Schedule Tuesday, April 2 Afternoon (3 – 5pm) — Annual General Meeting (OAA members only) Evening — Pre-conference tailgater social! Wednesday, April 3Conference...

Avoiding Winterkill [OAHN Fish Network]
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Avoiding Winterkill [OAHN Fish Network]

Winterkill is the most common fish mortality event and is generally caused by a depletion of dissolved oxygen, especially in backyard ponds and smaller bodies of water. Learn more about winterkill and how to prevent it in a Tipsheet from the Ontario Animal Health Network. Winterkill: Aquatic Animal Tipsheet

OAA Newsletter (November/December 2018)
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OAA Newsletter (November/December 2018)

Read about the latest happenings in the Ontario aquaculture industry in our latest newsletter. Headlines include: Getting Started in Aquaculture Share Your Labour Challenges Aquatics Workshop for Interested Veterinarians Speaking of Vets… You Need One After December 1 Hire a Fleming Aquaculture Co-op Student OAA Joins Georgian Bay Forever Panel Ontario Seafood Farmers Project Growth Potential...

Co-op Partners Wanted – Fleming College Aquaculture
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Co-op Partners Wanted – Fleming College Aquaculture

Fleming College Aquaculture is looking for Ontario aquaculture businesses to provide co-op opportunities for students finishing the post-graduate aquaculture program at Fleming College. Students complete a two semester, intensive hands-on learning experience in the hatchery at Fleming’s Lindsay campus, and then go on to complete an 8-week co-op at an aquaculture business. At Fleming, students...

Getting Started in Aquaculture Workshop – December 6
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Getting Started in Aquaculture Workshop – December 6

Please join the Alma Aquaculture Research Station and the University of Guelph for a one-day workshop on getting started in aquaculture and aquaponics, including presentations and a tour of aquaculture facilities at a research station. Date: December 6, 2018 Time: 9:30am to 4:30pm Cost: $110 Registration Link: tiny.cc/AquaRegister About the Event: This one day workshop is...

MPP Bill Walker touts trout farming at Queen’s Park
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MPP Bill Walker touts trout farming at Queen’s Park

On October 24, MPP Bill Walker (Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound) provided a member’s statement in the Ontario legislature promoting trout farming, specifically the hatcheries in his home riding that supply most of the fingerlings for the net-pen farms in Georgian Bay. Read more  

Ontario farmers project growth potential by 2022
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Ontario farmers project growth potential by 2022

The Ontario aquaculture sector has a significant opportunity to grow responsibly and sustainably. Following industry-wide discussions and consultation, the Ontario Aquaculture Association has illustrated this potential in an infographic to share with key government and public stakeholders. This includes a list of key regulatory changes needed to recognize the current realities of the industry and...

OAA Newsletter (September/October 2018)
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OAA Newsletter (September/October 2018)

Read about the latest happenings in the Ontario aquaculture industry in our latest newsletter. Headlines include: OAA Launches New Website Summary of OAA Grower Gathering 2018 Fall Activities at Queen’s Park Cole-Munro Opens New Processing Plant Statement: OAA Supports Regulated Growth of Ontario’s Aquaculture Industry New Frequently Asked Questions for Ontario Trout