Four U.S. Senators Push for Coronavirus Relief for Aquaculture Producers
Noting the aquaculture industry’s battle with the impact of the coronavirus, Arkansas Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton, along with Mississippi Senators Cindy Hyde-Smith and Roger Wicker sent a letter to USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue looking for more support for the sector.
The Senators highlighted aquaculture’s sharp market share decline and depressed prices as the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on industries across the United States. The letter pushed for increased funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) for aquaculture producers...
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