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Fields of Innovation: Diving Beneath the Surface of Minnesota’s Aquaculture

Interested in locally raised fish for food and how MN could advance an aquaculture industry? Aquaculture is one of the fastest growing industries in the world, with the potential for significant impact on the state of Minnesota. While only one in five Americans are considered frequent fish and seafood purchasers, consumers are increasingly gravitating toward this source of protein, citing health benefits as an incentive. This video shares thoughts from leaders in Minnesota’s aquaculture industry and how they are positioning for growth.

About AURI Connects: Fields of Innovation
Fields of Innovation is a platform focused on bringing together Minnesota’s regional ag and food value chains to build capacity and successfully commercialize new and emerging crops. Events focus on highlighting promising new crops, examining market opportunities for emerging crops and highlighting new technologies in existing crops. Fields of Innovation has a multi-crop focus, providing opportunities for stakeholders to expand their networks, identify synergies and build new collaborations. With its focus on connecting innovation and market development, this platform aims to build a strong ecosystem for new and emerging crops in Minnesota and its border states that will provide ag producers and value chain partners with new, sustainable options to diversify and thrive.