The Farmory aims to alleviate yellow perch shortage with hatchery | #wearegreenbay.com#
“Perch prices are on the rise as suppliers experience a shortage of the fish. ‘The largest portion of our consumed perch is imported from Canada,’ Ken Webb, a research associate at UW-Green Bay explained. ‘That’s what’s happening, is they had a bad year fishing.’ He’s working on growing a possible solution to the shortage right here in Green Bay.
‘Perch farming is almost non-existent,’ Webb said, ‘but aquaculture itself, that’s the fastest-growing sector in agriculture.’ The Farmory has set up a hatchery, raising fish for farmers to buy.” See more via The Farmory aims to alleviate yellow perch shortage with hatchery | #wearegreenbay.com#.