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Researchers mixing soy with fish food

US - Worldwide demand for fish continues to grow, and Illinois soybean industry leaders got an up-close look at one of the ways their product can become part of this rapidly expanding enterprise.</b> <br><br> Illinois Soybean Association directors, staff, industry partners and key media recently toured the operations of the University of New Hampshire&#39;s Open Aquaculture Program to see first-hand the feasibility of offshore aquaculture. <br><br> Richard Langan, Cooperative Institute for New England Mariculture and Fisheries Open Ocean Aquaculture Program director at UNH, led the group in a tour of the Jere A.Chase Ocean Engineering Laboratory. <br><br> Following the tour, presentations were given by Michael Rubino of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; Diane Bellis of AgSource Inc.; Steve Hart, Purdue University&#39;s Soy-in-Aquaculture Project coordinator; Mike Cremer, U.S. Soybean Export Council aquaculture technical director; Bridget Owen. USSEC marketing manager; and Langan. <br><br> <i>Source: AgriNews</i>

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