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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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January 10, 2017

This webinar will describe some of the logic behind growing shrimp indoors and the opportunities this technique can open. Dr. Ray’s presentation will largely cover many of the “nuts and bolts” of indoor shrimp culture, including different types of systems that can be used and how those systems are managed, water quality considerations, shrimp health issues, marketing options, and some of the

September 15, 2016

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

July 28, 2016

The HACCP Approach to Prevent the Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species by Aquaculture and Baitfish Operations

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