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Deadly fish disease discovered at Norwegian salmon farm – Fish Farmer Magazine

By Vince McDonagh – 9th August 2022 A highly infectious fish disease known as furunculosis has been discovered at a salmon farm in Namsenfjorden in central Norway. There is also a suspected case at nearby farm belonging to the same company, says the Norwegian Food Safety Authority. Both locations have been sealed off. The Authority […]

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Opinion: AquaCon’s Proposed Industrial Salmon Farm Represents a Major Environmental Risk for Maryland – Maryland Matters

Salmon splash at a fish hatchery. Stock.adobe.com photo by Photography by Adri. By Alan Girard, Eastern Shore director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation;Bradley Stevens, professor emeritus of marine science at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore;David Secor, professor at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Chesapeake Biological Laboratory;Fred Pomeroy, president of Dorchester Citizens […]

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Arnold Irrigation District conservation projects close to approval, district manager says

Arnold Irrigation District conservation projects close to approval, district manager says The Bulletin Source link

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‘Won’t be enough to go round’ Jeremy Clarkson plans last resort to save farm amid sad loss

“To get round the problem, I spent half a day building a proper fence with posts sunk deep into the bedrock. But even this was no deterrent to a starving ton of meat and muscle. “To try to keep them off the road, I’m using bribery, feeding them the hay I cut earlier in the […]

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Ukraine war making 40 million people go hungry, Africa to bear brunt, says U.S.

DAKAR, Aug 5 (Reuters) – The United States’ ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield on Friday said Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will cause 40 million people to become food insecure and that sub-Saharan Africa will be hardest hit. The United States has secured $4.5 billion for food security at the G7 summit, of which […]

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Local family plans celebration to mark arrival of Norwegian ancestors to farm 150 years ago

FARGO — One trip out to the Solberg farm just off Interstate 29 near Fargo and the animal kingdom welcome wagon is out. The Solbergs are preparing to roll out the red carpet for families arriving this weekend for a special 150-year celebration. They’ll be marking the special year of 1870, when the pioneer settlers […]

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Hima Seafood nets GBP 40 million investment for land-based trout farm in Norway

Bryne, Norway-based Hima Seafood will receive around GBP 40 million (USD 48.6 million, EUR 47.8 million) over the next three to four years for its planned land-based trout-farming project in Rjukan, Norway. Hima’s recirculating aquaculture system farm is expected to begin operations in 2024 and come fully online in 2025, with an expected annual production […]

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Octopus Energy throws UK lifeline as wind farm powering 500,000 homes gets £400m boost

As bills continue to soar in the UK amid spiralling gas prices, the importance of renewable technologies has been laid bare. And investors have been clocking on to the huge potential for investing in renewables, which could prove vital for driving down bills as the cost of fossil fuels continue to skyrocket amid the energy […]

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Massive new vertical farm opening in Muncie to grow greens

Factories make things. They use machines to manufacture goods: Everything from cars, computers, and furniture to jeans, paper towels and chocolate bars.  There is a new type of factory, however, and it is producing plants.   For most, farming conjures the image of a patchwork of fields — a quilt stretching far into the distance. […]

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How Clemson University’s new farm will help climate change and surrounding environment

CLEMSON, S.C. (FOX Carolina) – Clemson University’s “The Bottoms” will look different a few years from now. And it’s set to bring climate change solutions. The land–right off Perimeter Road, in Clemson, is 90 acres and has been around for over 1,000 years. Clemson Experiment Station Assistant Director John Andrae says it will include three, […]