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NOAA USDA Alternative Feeds Initiative

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), launched the NOAA-USDA Alternative Feeds Initiative in 2007 to accelerate the development of alternative feeds for aquaculture.

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