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Marketing Cultured Oysters Video Available

The Marketing Cultured Oysters Workshop held at the FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory on May 6th was videotaped and can now be viewed at the Oyster Culture Topic Page of the website ( Topics, such as niche marketing, marketing strategies to target key buyers, promotional materials for marketing Florida oysters, and harvesting and processing requirements for oysters during the summer months were presented by Robert Rheault, Executive Director of the East Coast Shellfish Growers Association; Martin May, Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (DACS), Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture Marketing; and, Kim Norgren, DACS Division of Aquaculture.

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Marketing Cultured Oysters Workshops: May 6-7

The University of Florida IFAS Cooperative Extension Service in partnership with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Aquaculture is offering a workshop on the harvesting and marketing of cultured oysters. The workshop will be held on two dates and at two locations. Both workshops are from 2:30 to 5:00 pm. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, FSU Coastal and Marine Lab, 3618 Coastal Hwy 98, St. Teresa, FL      Thursday, May 7, 2015, FWC Kirkpatrick Marine Lab, 11350 SW 153rd Court, Cedar Key, FL

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