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National Program 106: Aquaculture
National Program Planning Workshop, November 2002
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1 - Summary
2 - Purpose and Agenda
3 - Presentations
4 - Participant List
Purpose and Agenda

 

Purpose:

Receive input from our stakeholders, customers, and partners.  To validate and update ARS and CSREES aquaculture programs.

 

Expected Outcomes:

  • Identify research needs of the U.S. aquaculture industry
  • Prioritize these research needs for the USDA's National Aquaculture Programs
  • Support and strengthen the integration of USDA's research, technology transfer, and extension programs in aquaculture
  • Encourage the working dialogue among USDA's partners, professional organizations, the aquaculture industry, other interested stakeholders, and USDA program leaders and scientists to help address relevant issues in aquaculture.

Day 1, November 20th

 

 

 

 

7:30 - 8:30

Continental Breakfast

 

 

 

 

8:30 - 8:45

Welcome and Introductions

Meryl Broussard

 

 

 

8:45 -9:00

Overview of USDA Needs from Workshop

Lewis Smith

 

 

 

9:00 - 9:30

Highlights of Recent ARS Aquaculture Research

Lewis Smith

 

 

 

9:30 - 10:00

Highlights of Recent CSREES funded Aquaculture Research and Extension Programs

 

 

 

Meryl Broussard

10:00 - 10:15

Break

 

 

 

 

10:15 - 10:45

Keynote Address

Randy McMillan,

 National Aquaculture Assoc.

 

 

10:45 - 12:15

Industry Associations Research and Extension Needs

 

 

 

 

 

- Catfish Farmers of America

Hugh Warren

 

- United States Trout Farmers Assoc.

Jeff Hinshaw

 

- Salmon Producers

Sebastian Belle

 

 

 

12:10 - 1:15

Luncheon Speaker                                                                                    Chip Morgan, Mississippi Delta Council

 

 

 

1:15 - 2:30

Industry Associations Research and Extension Needs

 

 

 

 

 

- Ornamental Fish Growers Association

Marty Tanner and Craig Watson

 

- Stripped Bass Growers Association

Jackson Currie

 

- Pacific Coast Shellfish Growers Assoc.

Bill Dewey

 

 

 

2:30 - 2:45

Break

 

 

 

 

2:45 - 3:30

- American Tilapia Association

Mark Willows

 

- National Association of State Aquaculture Coordinators

Bob Hulbrock

 

- Environmental NGO Perspectives

Joe Hankins

 

 

 

3:30 - 4:30

Regional Needs for Research and Education

 

 

 

 

 

- Northeastern Regional Aquaculture Center, Dartmouth, ME

 

- Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Stoneville, MS

 

- North-Central Regional Aquaculture Center, East Lansing, MI

 

- Western Regional Aquaculture Center, Seattle, WA

 

- Center for Tropical and Subtropical Aquaculture, Waimanalo HI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4:30 - 5:30

Challenges for the Future of Aquaculture? - Panel Presentation and Discussion

 

 

 

 

- Application and Impact of Technology on Fish Farming

Jim Anderson

 

- Global Competitiveness: "How can the U.S. Aquaculture Industry Compete in a Global Economy"

George Chamberlain

 

- Consumer Perspective of Farmed Fish

Howard Johnson

 

- Legal/Regulatory Fences and Aquaculture

Richard Smith, Jr.

 

 

 

5:30 - 6:30

Social (cash bar)

 

 

Day 2, November 21

 

7:30 - 8:00

Continental Breakfast

 

 

 

 

8:00 - 8:15

Description of process for discussion and input in breakout sessions

Lewis Smith

 

 

 

8:15 - 10:15

BREAKOUT SESSIONS (3 rooms per topic)

 

 

 

 

Topic 1: Genetic Improvement

 

 

Topic 2: Integrated Aquatic Animal Health Management

 

Topic 3: Reproduction and Early Development

 

 

 

10:15 - 10:30

Break

 

 

 

 

10:30 - 12:00

Topic 4: Economics and Marketing

 

 

Topic 5: Growth, Development, and Nutrition

 

Topic 6: Aquaculture Production Systems

 

 

 

 

12:00 -1:30

Luncheon Speaker: "Trends in Aquaculture Production/Feeds Challenges"

Richard Sellers, AFIA

 

 

 

1:30 - 3:00

Topic 7: Sustainability and Environmental Compatibility of Aquaculture

Topic 8: Quality, Safety, and Variety of Aquaculture Products

Topic 9: Extension Education, Outreach, and Technology Transfer

 

 

 

 

 

3:00 - 3:15

Break

 

 

 

 

3:15 - 4:30

Report Out (summary of 9 topic areas)

 

 

 

 

4:30 - 5:00

Discussion Questions

 

 

 

 

5:00

Adjourn

 

 

 

 

Day 3, November 22

 

USDA only

 

 

 

 

 

8:30 - 9:00

Open Discussion, "where do we go"?

 

 

 

 

9:00 - 10:30

Development of workshop summary report

 

 

 

 

10:30 - 11:30

Breakout to discussion action plan

 

 

 

 

11:30 - 12:00

Final comments

 

 

 

 

12:00

Adjourn

 

 

 

 

 

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