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Covid-safe Technology Focus: Fish pumps
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Covid-safe Technology Focus: Fish pumps

This is from a recent research study into Covid-safe technologies on Ontario fish farms by Ron Hill of Velocity Aqua. Learn more by reading: Ontario Aquaculture Association partners with OMAFRA to explore Covid-safe technology options for Ontario fish farmers There is a clear demand and need in the Ontario aquaculture sector for increased automation. Adopting...

Covid-safe Technology Focus: Other Canadian jurisdictions
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Covid-safe Technology Focus: Other Canadian jurisdictions

This is from a recent research study into Covid-safe technologies on Ontario fish farms by Ron Hill of Velocity Aqua. Learn more by reading: Ontario Aquaculture Association partners with OMAFRA to explore Covid-safe technology options for Ontario fish farmers Fish farmers and aquaculture workers across Canada have been declared essential workers and companies have remained...

New Ontario Industry Aquastats for 2019
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New Ontario Industry Aquastats for 2019

The Aquaculture Centre at the University of Guelph recently released Aquastats 2019. It describes the results of their annual fish production survey, and provides an outlook for the upcoming year and near-term horizon. Aquaculture in Ontario is in a transformational phase at present, and continues to evolve in utilizing improved technologies, culturing new species, and...

Workshop: Getting Started in Aquaculture and Aquaponics – April 15
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Workshop: Getting Started in Aquaculture and Aquaponics – April 15

Are you interested in learning about the requirements to initiate and operate an aquaculture or aquaponics farm in Ontario? Join the Alma Aquaculture Research Station, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada staff at the next Getting Started in Aquaculture and Aquaponics workshop on Wednesday,...

Ontario Animal Health Network – Aquatic Animal Health Report (July to December 2019)
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Ontario Animal Health Network – Aquatic Animal Health Report (July to December 2019)

The Ontario Animal Health Network prepares two producer reports annually to share information on aquatic animal health concerns with Ontario aquaculture producers. This July to December 2019 edition is now available and features: Aquatic veterinary services summary Disease spotlight: Infectious hypodermal and haematopoitic necrosis (IHHN) Provincial update: Aquaculture and Aquaponics Specialist National update Federally Reportable Aquatic...

Ontario aquaculture industry’s comments on federal Aquaculture Act
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Ontario aquaculture industry’s comments on federal Aquaculture Act

The Ontario Aquaculture Association prepared comments on Canada’s potential new Aquaculture Act. This is a significant piece of legislation that could play a major role in recognizing our sector, our farmers, and the eco-friendly proteins that we and our families work tirelessly to grow. Read our letter to Fisheries and Oceans Canada.   Learn more...

Ocean Wise officially recommends all Ontario-farmed rainbow trout
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Ocean Wise officially recommends all Ontario-farmed rainbow trout

Ocean Wise has officially recommended Ontario-farmed rainbow trout as a sustainable seafood choice. The popular Vancouver-based conservation program endorses all rainbow and steelhead trout grown in floating net-pens and flow-through systems in Ontario based on their low environmental impact. Before making this recommendation specific to Ontario producers, Ocean Wise reviewed data pertaining to water quality, habitat impacts,...