Category Archive: Faces, Places & Gear

The many faces of fish farming: This issue, meet Norman McCowan

by Amy Riedel-Stone REDKEY, IN – If you are around this industry long enough, you’re definitely going to meet some people who leave a lasting impression — and a few who just seem destined to end up growing fish. Norman McCowan – known to many of you as the dynamic president and CEO of Bell …

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Meet San Diego’s ‘aquacowboy’

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Don Kent of Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute forges ahead with plans for large scale, open-ocean fish farm   by Clare Leschin-Hoar SAN DIEGO, CA – America is running a deep seafood deficit. We control more ocean than any nation in the world, a whopping 2.8 billion acres, yet we import 91% of the seafood we eat. …

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The many faces of fish farming: This issue, meet Amy Riedel-Stone

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APOPKA, FL – If you have attended any of the major aquaculture shows or conferences here in the US over the past decade or so there’s a very good chance you’ve met (and maybe done business with) Amy Riedel-Stone. Amy’s solid no-nonsense grasp of aquaculture production and equipment, combined with her engaging personality and winning …

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Working with the “rocket men” of APHIS on bird capture nets

Finding new ways to round up pesky birds: Working with the “rocket men” of APHIS FACES, PLACES AND GEAR by Greg Faulkner “It’s not supposed to shoot the dang thing that far. “It was never meant to throw a net that fast. Even the manufacturer doesn’t think it will work like that, but it does.” …

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