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The North Central Regional Aquaculture Center (NCRAC) is one of the five Regional Aquaculture Centers established by Congress that are administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service. NCRAC is an administrative unit that serves the twelve states in the North Central Region: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin

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Recent News

October 25, 2016

The United States Aquaculture Society, National Aquaculture Association and North Central Regional Aquaculture Center are offering a free webinar entitled, Use of Veterinary Feed Directive Drugs in Aquaculture.

October 24, 2016

ISU Extension and Outreach to Host Aquaculture Conference

Experts to share opportunities and strategies for entering fish farming

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host the 2016 Iowa Aquaculture Conference on Nov. 17 to provide farmers information about Iowa’s newest livestock industry. The event, sponsored by the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers and the North Central Regional Aquaculture Center, will be held at the Quality Inn & Suites in Ames from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

September 15, 2016

Free Aquaculture Training Program
Aquaculture Boot Camp-2 Wants You!
Ohio Agricultural Research and Extension South Center, Ohio State University


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