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Organic Aquaculture: Present Challenges, Future Opportunities

Friday, January 23, 2009

Organic Aquaculture: Present Challenges, Future Opportunities
Aquaculture America 2009   
8:30 " 12:30, Tuesday, 17th February 2009   
Washington State Convention Center, Room  607


Chair:  Richard Nelson 

Twenty minute presentation(s) followed directly by ten minute Q & A. 

8:30  George Lockwood   Aquaculture Working Group Advisory to NOSB/NOP
Industry Update on National Organic Standards Board Recommendations

9:00  Shannon Nally  USDA-AMS-NOP    (subject to last minute cancellation)
Rulemaking Process for Aquatic Animals in the National Organic Program

9:30  Brad Hicks   Pacific Organic Seafood Association
An International Organic Industry Perspective on NOSB Recommendatons for Fish Meal/Oil,  plus Comments on Proposed Net Pen/Cage Culture Regulations

10:00 Break

10:30  Sebastian Belle   Maine Aquaculture Association
Industry Perspective on NOSB Recommendations for Atlantic Salmon, Cod and Other Atlantic Coast Aquaculture

11:00  Israel Snir   Regal Springs Tilapia 
An International Organic Industry Perspective on the Opportunity for Net Pen Culture of Tilapia and Potential for Fish meal Production from Certified- Organic Fish Farms

11:30    Delbert Gatlin   TX A&M / Plant Proteins in Aquaculture Working Group 
Plant Proteins in Aquaculture:  Research Agendas That Could Help the Organic Program

12:00    John Less    Archer Daniels Midland Company  Specialty Feed Ingredients
Natural Astaxanthin:  A Candidate for Utilization in Organic Aquaculture 


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