May 09, 2019
Press Release Funding Program Announcement - Out-of Cycle Proposals Ames, IA, May 9, 2019:  Out-of-Cycle Projects are 1- year projects designed to address immediate research or extension/outreach needs or an opportunity that arises outside of the regular funding cycle (up to $35,000)....
May 09, 2019
Request for the North Central Regional Aquaculture Center Regional Research and Outreach Project Pre-Proposals for Funding Year 2020. Ames, IA, May 9, 2019:  Request for Pre-Proposals designed to address immediate research  needs. Proposed research or project must support commercial...
February 01, 2019
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistic Service, has extended the deadline to submit completed 2018 Census of Aquaculture surveys to March 22, 2019. Farmers that have not participated in prior Censuses may call 1-888-424-7828 (phone # changed from earlier...
December 05, 2018
The 2019 Iowa Aquaculture Conference will be held on March 22nd and 23rd in Ames, Iowa!  See the attached flyer for more details. For registration go to the Coalition to Support Iowa's Farmers web site Registration  
November 13, 2018
Please find the NEWS RELEASE and FACT SHEET pertaining to these disaster loans.
August 06, 2018
Grant Funding Opportunity Announcement Research Grants for US Small Businesses Related to Agriculture USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)   USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is seeking grant funding applications to "... support high quality...
July 12, 2018
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2018' is the title of a report released by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) which found that "... global fish production will continue to expand over the next decade even though the amount of fish being captured in the wild has leveled off...
July 09, 2018
AQUACONTACTS MAIL GROUP NEWS June 28, 2018 Dear Aquaculture Stakeholders, The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Aquaculture National Program 106 and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) are interested in obtaining stakeholder...
July 03, 2018
View the content from the 2018 NCRAC conference.  This includes voice over presentations of all sessions as well as PDF versions of the related powerpoints.
June 11, 2018
Please find the registration information for the 2018 Ohio Aquaculture Association (OAA) Summer Workshop here oaasummer_2018_workshop.pdf The workshop will focus on "Intensifying Pond Production of Fish".
June 11, 2018
Current import/transport regulations for all states in the North Central Region are now available here
April 05, 2018
Request for Applications Aquaculture Research USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is seeking research grant funding applications for projects to "... support the development of an environmentally and economically...
March 28, 2018
Pre-proposals now being accepted for the North Central Regional Aquaculture Center (NCRAC) Regional Aquaculture Extension Specialist (RAES). Pre-proposals are due by 5 p.m. Central Standard Daylight Time on Friday, May 4, 2018. See the entire RFP
February 15, 2018
Wisconsin Aquaculture Conference 2018 Friday March 2nd & Saturday March 3rd 2018 at Hotel Marshfield, Wisconsin For more information or to register visit:>Online Registration Flyer
January 25, 2018
December 2017 Thad Cochran National Warmwater Aquaculture Center News Volume Fourteen, Number One
January 02, 2018
2018 NCRAC Program Input
January 02, 2018
Regional Aquaculture Center - Aquaponic Information  
December 22, 2017
Don't Let This Opportunity Pass You By! Attention North Central Aquaculturists! 2018 North Central Aquaculture Conference Ames, Iowa, December 21, 2017 — The Aquaculture Associations of Missouri and Kansas, producers in the western section of the North Central Region, and the North Central...
October 27, 2017
      Disaster News Loans for Businesses, Private Nonprofits, Homeowners and Renters Disaster Field Operations Center-West, P.O. Box 419004, Sacramento, CA 95841 Release Date:  Oct. 18, 2017 Media Contact:  Richard Jenkins...
October 06, 2017
               SAVE THE DATE!          February 9-10, 2018  2018 North Central Aquaculture Conference            Embassy Suites...
August 31, 2017
July 10, 2017
Aquaculture business planning is a critical, but often overlooked step in the development of a successful aquaculture enterprise.  Proper record keeping and adaptive management based on those records are also necessary for long term farm profitability. A  business plan will help the...
March 08, 2017
North Central Regional Aquaculture Center Technical Bulletin Series #123 An Overview of Aquaponic Systems: Hydroponic Components Access the full document.
January 23, 2017
Striving to Improve North Central Region Aquaculture Businesses Through Strong State Aquaculture Associations The North Central Regional Aquaculture Center (NCRAC) will soon be seeking input from aquaculture and aquaponic producers, as well as baitfish harvesters in the region to identify ways...


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