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Profitability of Hybrid Striped Bass Cage Aquaculture in the Midwest Thumbnail
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Year: 2015

The hybrid striped bass (HSB) industry is the 4th largest aquaculture industry in the United States in terms of sales value, behind catfish, salmon, and trout. HSB is a cross between a female white bass (Morone chrysops) and a male striped bass (Morone saxatilis). HSB is also known as “”sunshine bass.”” The hybridization of the white bass and the striped bass makes HSB more tolerant to extreme temperatures and dissolved oxygen than either of its parents. There is potential for growth in production in Indiana and the Midwest because of the abundance of farm ponds and private lakes. 

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Profitability of Indoor Production of Pacific White Shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) Thumbnail
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Year: 2015

Structural changes in Midwest agriculture over the past two decades have resulted in a number of empty and unused farm buildings. Farmers therefore have been exploring alternative uses of livestock farm buildings for the production of other cash crops, including aquaculture products. In Indiana, Pacific White shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) production has attracted interest, and a number of small producers are investing in shrimp produc- tion in their farm buildings and other farm facilities. The producers are motivated by the fact that they could produce and market fresh (never frozen) high-quality shrimp products in these systems to compete with imported frozen shrimp.

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The Helm Fall 2015 Thumbnail
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Year: 2015

Feature Headlines

  • Indiana Seafood: Coming to a Restaurant Near You
  • Cook County Critical Facilities have New Tool to Reduce Flood Impacts
  • The Grand Cal Keeps Getting Better
  • Medicines in Lake Michigan Impact Minnow Embryos
  • New Research Projects Address Pollutants and Other Key Issues
  • The Medicine Chest has a New Look and New Lessons
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Household Water Efficiency Thumbnail
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Year: 2015

This outreach brochure provides simple steps for homeowners to conserve on indoor water use. The average household loses over 10,000 gallons of water per year through leaky plumbing pipes and fixtures. That’s enough water for 270 loads of laundry! Reducing household water loss in Illinois saves money and protects our limited water resources. Learn to control your water bill and avoid water waste by taking a few simple steps to detect and repair leaks in the home.

Original document is available from: http://www.nwpa.us/pdfs/resource_center/HouseholdWaterEfficiency.pdf

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