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2011 Maryland Aquaculture Conference


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2011 Maryland Aquaculture Conference

November 15, 2011
Doubletree Hotel, Annapolis Maryland

Contacts: Don Webster or Martha Milligan, Wye Research and Education Center
Phone: (410) 827-8056, Email: dwebster@umd.edu or mmilliga@umd.edu

Click on "slides" links below to download or view selected conference presentations


Key Conference Presentations

Opportunities in Shellfish Aquaculture (slides, 1.7 MB)
Karl Roscher, Maryland Department of Natural Resources


Business Planning, Finance & Marketing
Moderator, Shannon Dill, University of Maryland Extension
  • Planning for Profit in Shellfish Aquaculture (slides)

    Matt Parker, University of Maryland Extension
  • MARBIDCO Shellfish Aquaculture Loan Fund (slides, 1.0 MB)
    Steve McHenry, MD Agriculture & Resources Based Industries Development Corporation
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service EQIP Program
    Tansel Hudson, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • Creating Value for Your Oysters (slides, 0.9 MB)
    Steve Vilnit, Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Getting Your Business Organized
Moderator, Karl Roscher, Maryland Department of Natural Resources
  • Shellfish Leasing Procedures (slides, 0.8 MB)
    Rebecca Thur, Maryland Department of Natural Resources
  • Other Shellfish Permits (slides, 0.3 MB)
    Katie Busch, Maryland Department of Natural Resources
 
Rebuilding Our Industry
Moderator, Don Webster, University of Maryland Extension
  • Oyster Aquaculture Education and Training Program (slides, 0.2 MB)
    Don Webster, University of Maryland Extension
  • Remote Setting Training (RST) 2011 Activities (slides, 0.3 MB)
    Stephan Abel, Oyster Recovery Partnership
  • RST Field Activities
    Steven Weschler and Alan Roache, University of MD Center for Environmental Science
  • Growers Experiences (slides, 0.3 MB)
    Eric Wisner, Nanticoke
    Terry Witt, Shadyside
 
Production Planning
Moderator, Karl Roscher, Maryland Department of Natural Resources
  • Choosing a Lease: NOAA's Oyster Data Tool (slides, 0.9 MB)
    Peter Bergstrom, NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office
  • Site Selection & Bottom Type
    Don Meritt, University of MD Center for Environmental Science
  • Producers Panel
    • Cage Production (slides, 0.7 MB)
      Johnny Shockley, Hoopers Island Oyster Aquaculture
    • Bottom Culture
      Mike Lindemon, Nanticoke
    • Float Production (slides, 0.3 MB)
      Luke Breza, Great Eastern Shellfish; Snow Hill Oysters
    • Hard Clams
      Don Flax, D & B Shellfish Farms
    • Nursery Operations and Seed
      Steve Gordon, Gordon's Shellfish LLC

Assuring Quality Products
Moderator, Don Webster, University of Maryland Extension
  • Shellfish Harvest Requirements (slides, 0.5 MB)
    Erin Butler, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • Protecting Your Product
    Capt. Charles Sauter, Maryland Natural Resources Police

Sponsored by

University of Maryland Extension
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Oyster Recovery Partnership
NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office

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