New study discourages octopus farming

Old MacDonald had an… octopus?

Though we’ve long since established fisheries and shellfish farms, octopus farms are still something new. Commercial octopus farming is only in its developmental stage in a few countries around the world. One Japanese company says its first fully-farmed octopi might reach the market in 2020, and other institutions are working […]

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DNA testing pitched to area cattlemen – AG Journal By DNA testing each heifer, a commercial rancher can evaluate how his future replacements rank for “stayability,” a term that refers […]