Opportunities in the Seafood Market in the Midwest

Ag News Daily podcast presents: Joe Sweeney, the CEO of Eagle's Catch, sits down to discuss his tilapia farm and how he is finding a way into the seafood market in Iowa. https://globalagnetwork.com/ag-news-daily/podcast/opportunities-in-the-seafood-market-in-the-midwest?fbclid=IwAR203QEoYOh1tl5nXYqI1WKrgkT3gOq1gvwwFb6c3TLrpkIqyTsOQI7f0zA

Eagle has landed

Land-based tilapia farm in the U.S. Midwest turns to its agriculture roots Tilapia farming is one of the most established methods in the industry. Doing it exclusively on land takes tilapia production to a whole new level. Twenty-eight-year-old Joe Sweeney comes from a family of farmers. He knows a thing...

Fish farm owners see ‘wave of the future’

ELLSWORTH, Iowa — Paul Skartvedt leads a tour of Eagles Catch farm, pointing to the tanks full of fish. “This is a feedlot under water,” the north central Iowa farmer says. “We’re livestock agriculture.” It is a sentiment echoed by his partners and investors, many of whom are either farmers...

Entrepreneur starts farm in Iowa – raising fish

People go to business school for many reasons. The motivation for Joe Sweeney (MBA ’18) was fulfilling his dream of heading up his own fish farm –  kind of unexpected for a guy from central Iowa. Iowa – known for its cornfields and livestock – might seem an unlikely location to harvest...

Eagle’s Catch Fish Farm Honored with Iowa Venture Award

The Iowa Area Development Group (IADG), on behalf of Iowa’s rural electric cooperatives, municipal utilities and independent telecommunication companies, honored eight distinguished Iowa companies with the Iowa Venture Award at a luncheon held in conjunction with the Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives’ annual meeting.

FARMERS LOOK TO CATCH THE NEXT BIG WAVE IN AQUACULTURE

Joe Sweeney, of Eagle's Catch, talks about his aquaculture farm during a panelist discussion at the CSIF Aquaculture Conference in Ames on Tuesday. (Photo: Joseph Murphy/Iowa Soybean Association) By Joseph Murphy, senior communications manager A record crowd looking to jump into aquaculture spent Tuesday testing the waters of the growing...

Fish farming swims to surface of Iowa Ag

By Ben Nuelle - November 14, 2017 1:37 pm Eagle's Catch CEO Joe Sweeney at the 2017 Iowa Aquaculture Conference in Ames. Photo by Ben Nuelle. AUDIO: Joe Sweeney, fish farmer https://www.iowaagribusinessradionetwork.com/fish-farming-swims-to-surface-of-iowa-ag-industry/ A new livestock industry continues to emerge in Iowa and the animal doesn’t walk across the ground. Joe Sweeney is CEO of...