News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

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Lockwood: U.S. organic aquaculture standards need urgent action

Chair of Aquaculture Working Group advising the United States Department of Agriculture details the urgent need for organic aquaculture and the lack of progress on the development of official USDA standards for organic aquaculture. 

Innovation & Investment

Aquaculture Exchange: George S. Lockwood

With his book, “Aquaculture: Will it Rise to Its Potential to Feed the World?” hot off the presses, the pioneer abalone farmer vents on U.S. aquaculture regulations but remains deeply optimistic about fish farming. 

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U.S. organic aquaculture standards inch along

Could the labyrinthine U.S. government approval process be nearing an end? Or could organic seafood encounter more delays? Both scenarios seem possible, considering the political opposition and the slight bending of organic principles that would be necessary.