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Fish and shrimp farms on the decline in Iowa

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Mimicking national trends of consolidation, the number of aquaculture operations in Iowa dropped by more than one-half from 2013 to 2018, while the total revenue of the remaining operations grew more than 50% over the same period.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its census of aquaculture on Dec. 19, for the...




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