Impacts of Covid-19 on North Central Aquaculture, Aquaponics, and Allied Businesses

May 14, 2020

AMES, Iowa – Virginia Tech Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Centers (AREC) and The Ohio State University Extension initiated an on-line survey of the U.S. aquaculture, aquaponics, and allied businesses.   The North Central Region Covid-19 Quarter 1 report and summary are now available. The full report for the entire U.S. is available online at:; full report for the North Central Region is available at:,%20Final.pdf

Information on regionally important species, e.g., trout, tilapia, sport fish, is now available at the same web site.  If there are any questions about the research or results please reach out to Jonathan van Senten, Virginia Tech,  (, or Matthew Smith, The Ohio State University, (