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Seed to Shuck 2020


Event Details

Jump-start your growing season with a day in Cambridge Maryland. From aquaculture pioneers and industry innovators to new growers, this one-day forum is designed for the Mid-Atlantic industry. Learn best practices in farm and business management, discover new grow-out and processing techniques, and dive deep into shellfish technologies online – and on the horizon. The forum culminates with a “Sip & Shuck” reception featuring chefs, seafood buyers and oysters from participating farms. Scroll down to view or print detailed schedule, speakers and session descriptions.
This event is for oyster farmers and aquaculture industry suppliers and partners in the Mid-Atlantic.

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Presented by

University of Maryland Sea Grant Extension and Hoopers Island Oyster Co.
in partnership with Delaware Sea Grant  |  Delaware State University

Schedule: Friday, April 3

8:30     Registration
9:00     Welcome & Opening Session: Growing the Industry: State of Aquaculture in the Mid Atlantic
10:30   Session II: Growing Your Profits
11:30    Lunch & Networking
12:30    Session III: Growing Your Production
1:30      Session IV: Growing Advanced Technology
2:45      Session 5: Growing Your Markets – Tourism, Restaurant & Retail Trends
4-5:30   Networking Reception: Sip & Shuck

Additional Support Provided by:

Dorchester County Economic Development
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Maryland Shellfish Growers Network
U.S. Aquaculture Society

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Seed to Shuck Oyster Forum
Seed to Shuck Planning Committee. Back row, left to right: Natalie Ruark, Ricky Fitzhugh, Matt Parker, Ed Hale, Shannon Hood, Chris Wyer. Front: Dennis McIntosh (l) and Don Webster (r)


(Friday) 8:30 am - 5:30 pm


Hoopers Island Oyster Co.

837 Chesapeake Drive

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