fisheries Articles

Meet USSA in the UK, Germany, Belgium and Spain This October!

U.S. Sustainability Alliance (USSA) members will be championing sustainability at events across Europe this October. They’ll be exhibiting at the ANUGA trade show in Cologne, speaking at Food Integrity Global […]

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USSA Podcast: Coastal Protection in Louisiana

In the latest episode of This is U.S. Sustainability, the USSA podcast, we explore the devastating effects of erosion on Louisiana’s coastal wetlands and the ecosystems and communities they support. […]

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USSA Podcast: From Cotton to Crawfish in Louisiana

Louisiana is famous for many things – its Creole cuisine, bayous, alligators, and jazz scene are legendary. But, unbeknown to many, it is also an agricultural powerhouse, the premier gateway […]

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IAC To Create First National Intertribal Food Business Center

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has selected USSA member The Intertribal Agriculture Council (IAC) to establish the first National Intertribal Food Business Center. The Center will provide technical assistance and […]

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Alaskan Fisherman Shannon Ford Ward on Five Generations of Commercial Fishing

We spoke to Shannon about her fishing heritage, the culture she is proud to be part of, and the industry practices that will help protect Alaska’s seafood bounty for the future.

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Future Warming From Global Food Consumption

6 March 2023: An analysis of the impact of current food production systems on global warming and mitigation strategies.

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USSA Spotlight: Meet Ten Exceptional Women in U.S. Farming, Fishing and Forestry

In honor of Women’s History Month this March and International Women’s Day, we celebrate some of the women who are making a difference and championing excellence in farming, forestry, and fisheries.

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American Lobster Harvesting & Sustainability

Hear directly from noted seafood chef and author Barton Seaver about the sustainability of the American lobster industry.

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U.S. Policies and Laws in Support of Sustainability

A comprehensive set of papers that summarizes major U.S. federal laws that affect the crop, livestock, fishery and forestry sectors.

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We Don’t Do Sustainability Because It’s Cool, But Because It’s Best for Business

American farmers and producers are focused on sustainability and taking care of the land for future generations, writes Ekonom deputy editor Martin Petricek.

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USA Rice Meets the Media in Southwest Louisiana

Six journalists from the UK and EU spent last week touring southwest Louisiana rice country for an in-depth look at U.S. rice production with a special emphasis on sustainable production practices.

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The Intertribal Agriculture Council Joins the U.S. Sustainability Alliance 

The Intertribal Agriculture Council (IAC), representing U.S. agricultural producers across 574 federally recognized American Indian tribes and Alaska Native Villages, has joined the U.S. Sustainability Alliance (USSA). This brings USSA’s […]

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