Category Archive: Events

A quick spin around this year’s WAA meeting and show

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MISHICOT, WI – It’s spring, it’s show season, and that means I spend more time in a hotel room than in my own bed at home for a few weeks.  But that’s okay. Especially when an event like the Wisconsin Aquaculture Association annual meeting and trade show keeps me in-state and here in Mishicot, not …

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Bob’s annual report from the WI aquaculture conference: Good turnout, super products showcased, lots of snow

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FROM THE FIELD BY BOB ROBINSON  PEWAUKEE, WI – Regular readers know that around this time of the year you can pretty much count on spring show reports from me. Usually one from the big national aquaculture conference and show (wherever it happens to be) and another from the Wisconsin Aquaculture Conference, which is basically …

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Sweet harmony as global aquaculture community gathers in Music City USA for big conference, show

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NASHVILLE, TN – Despite nasty winter weather gripping much of the nation, it was pretty much all sunshine and smiles here in late February as the US and international aquaculture community gathered for the Aquaculture 2013 (Aqua ‘13) conference and trade show at the Nashville Convention Center. Conference Manager John Cooksey reported total event registration …

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Fish farmers, industry professionals from around the world set to descend on Nashville for Aquaculture 2013, Feb. 21-25

NASHVILLE, TN – What better place than Music City, USA for a mega Aquaculture 2013 (Aqua ‘13) conference and trade show playing to the theme “Strike a Chord for Sustainable Aquaculture.” Thousands of fish farmers and industry professionals from across the US and around the globe will be gathering here at the Nashville Convention Center …

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Travels with Bob: This time, a unique visit to Aquaculture 2012 show, conference in Prague

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PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC —  Okay, the dateline (and headline) on this column gives it away. Yes, I ventured far from Packer Land this past September to attend the Aquaculture 2012 conference and trade show here in beautiful Prague. Wow.   Read the rest and much, much more in Issue 5, 2012 of Fish Farming News.  …

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Aquaculture America 2011 makes a grand return to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, LA – As the locals say, “Laissez les bon temps rouler,” (let the good times roll). With that, the doors sprung open for this year’s Aquaculture America 2011 (AA 2011) conference and trade show here in early March. It was a triumphant return to the Big Easy for the AA 2011 event. The …

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Freshwater prawn growers gather for 10th Annual Meeting in Tunica, MS

by Anne-Lauren Fratesi TUNICA, MS – The 10th Annual Meeting of the US Freshwater Prawn Growers Association (USFPGA) was held here recently at the beautiful Gold Strike Casino Resort. Momentum clearly continues to build for the domestic freshwater prawn industry. The success of the USFPGA’s efforts last year in achieving the “Best Choice” designation by …

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International aquaculture insurance conference meets in Ireland

Need for wider fish-loss coverage identified as key priority for industry growth by David Albaum KINSALEO, IRELAND – This past spring,, approximately 100 professionals gathered in picturesque Kinsale here on the southwest coast of Ireland to discuss the current state of the aquaculture insurance marketplace during the 12th Aquaculture Insurance and Risk Management Conference. Delegates …

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Trout farmers gather in Twin Falls, ID for fall conference, trade show, tours

TWIN FALLS, ID – Who doesn’t love Idaho in late September? I mean, seriously? What a spectacular location once again for this year’s US Trout Farmers of America (USTFA) fall meeting and conference. There we were, me and about 2OO other serious trout folks, gathered at the Red Lion Hotel Canyon Springs Sept. 28-Oct. 1, …

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Aquaculture America 2012 rolls the dice, comes up a winner as industry’s annual conference, trade show return to Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NV – It was Paris in the springtime … or almost … as fish farmers and aquaculture professionals from throughout the US and several foreign nations gathered here in late February and early March for the annual Aquaculture America Conference and Trade Show (AA2012). AA2012 marked the annual meeting of the US Aquaculture …

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