USTFA 2018 Fall Conference

Planning for the USTFA 2018 Fall Conference is underway, and we would like to invite you to participate in our trade show. This year the conference will be held at the USFWS National Conservation Training Center in Sheperdstown, WV. Order Tickets Online Or Order Tickets by Mail USTFA 2018 Fall…

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2017 Regulatory Study Survey


Requesting Help to Provide Information on What it Costs Your Farm to Comply with All the Regulations that You Must Contend With The regulatory burden has increased costs of production for many farms.  Measuring those costs due to regulations will help us to address these regulatory issues. Dr. Carole Engle…

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2016 USTFA Conference a Success!!!

The US Trout Farmers Association enjoyed a great success at its Fall Annual Meeting at the Historic Hotel Bethlehem in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The consensus opinion is that President Charlie Conklin arranged a well-received program of policy makers and hands-on practical information for trout farmers in attendance. Numerous members cited that…

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American Fisheries Society Rebuttal submitted to the NYT 4.24.15

“The Cost of Trout Fishing,” a recent op-ed piece by Douglas Thompson in the New York Times, included several inaccurate statements and fundamental misunderstandings of fisheries management and aquaculture. As fisheries research and management professionals, the American Fisheries Society would like to set the record straight. Native trout and our aquatic systems in general…

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Researchers Sequence Rainbow Trout Genome

The genome of the Rainbow Trout, Oncorhynchus mykisshas, been mapped by a team of 30 researchers at Washington State University.

Led by Yann Guigen of the French National Institute for Agricultural Research and reporting this week in Nature Communications, the research aims to improve our understanding of genetic changes over time. As one of the most popular species used in aquaculture, this research could have a big impact on the trout industry.

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