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 Fisheries of the U.S.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
 

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released its annual report which found that "... fishing and seafood consumption in the United States increased in 2017, with landings and value of U.S. fisheries continuing a strong, positive trend. NOAA also released the "... 11th Fisheries Economics of the United States report which provides the most up-to-date economic statistics on commercial and recreational fisheries as well as seafood-related businesses for each coastal state and the nation ..."

Annual report posted at:
http://www.noaa.gov/media-release/american-seafood-industry-steadily-increases-its-footprint

"Fisheries of the United States, 2017" is posted at 
http://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/resource/document/fisheries-united-states-2017-report

A Fact Sheet is posted at 
http://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/resource/document/fisheries-united-states-2017-fact-sheet

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New Strategic Plan Released by the USDA
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)

A new Strategic Plan has been released by the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). The Plan includes "... tangible and specific goals that will guide APHIS through 2023.The Agency's three strategic goals include: 1) Deliver efficient, effective, and responsive programs; 2) Safeguard American agriculture; and 3) Facilitate safe U.S. agricultural exports. These goals include 14 objectives and many proven tactics to achieve them ..."

The November 27, 2018 USDA APHIS Stakeholder Registry Bulletin, entitled: "APHIS Administrator Shares New Strategic Plan", is posted at:
http://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDAAPHIS/bulletins/21e6a38

The November 2018 USDA APHIS Strategic Plan FY 2019-2023 is posted at:
http://www.aphis.usda.gov/about_aphis/downloads/aphis-strategic-plan.pdf

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UPCOMING EVENTS, WEBINARS & CONFERENCES

2020

Aquaculture America
Feb 9-12
Honolulu, HI
More info

35th Annual Wildlife and Exotic Animal Symposium
March 7-8
UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, CA
More info

AAFV Joint Conference with AVMA
July 30 (AAFV) - Aug 4(AAFV & AVMA)
San Diego, CA