USDA Awards $10 Million to Address Challenges for Land-based Salmon Production
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded $10 million, its maximum allowable amount to projects that are working to solve land-based salmon aquaculture challenges.
The projects will be led by University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) professor Yonathan Zohar.
“The mission is to enable an innovative, effective, and sustainable U.S. Atlantic salmon production platform that will transform the U.S. food and aquaculture systems and secure and increase high-quality and affordable seafood production for the world,” says Zohar, director of the Aquaculture Research...
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