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
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.
University of Maryland Sea Grant Extension and Hoopers Island Oyster Co.
in partnership with Delaware Sea Grant | Delaware State University
Schedule: Friday, April 3
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:
(Friday) 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Hoopers Island Oyster Co.
837 Chesapeake Drive