Financial planning a must before diving into fish farms

Farmers in Iowa should research the market and evaluate their budgets before making the decision to build a pig barn or grow corn and soybeans.

Those same steps must be taken before deciding to add tanks to a farm and start fish farming, a finance specialist said at the Iowa Aquaculture Conference in Ames recently. The conference was sponsored by the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers, the North Central Regional Aquaculture Center...

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