Welcome to the new and improved Online Resource Guide for Florida Shellfish Aquaculture.

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This site provides, through the University of Florida IFAS Shellfish Aquaculture Extension Program, information about shellfish farming and
related activities for the general public, growers, and others involved in the shellfish industry. A “news blog” is featured which provides
current information on a timely basis and replaces The Bivalve Bulletin newsletter. This site also includes updates on research and
extension projects, presentations from industry workshops, suppliers’ lists, and pertinent publications. Read More

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This site provides, through the University of Florida IFAS Shellfish Aquaculture Extension Program, information about shellfish farming and related activities for the general public, growers, and others involved in the shellfish industry. A “news blog” is featured which provides current information on a timely basis and replaces The Bivalve Bulletin newsletter. This site also includes updates on research and extension projects, presentations from industry workshops, suppliers’ lists, and pertinent publications. Read More

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Projects

Clam Workshops

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What Do Clams Eat?

Big Bend Shellfish Trail

Cedar Key Everlasting

Sunray Venus

Water Quality

Environmental Benefits

Farm Benefits Calculator

Oyster Demonstration Project

Oyster Culture

Latest News & Events »

  • Sign-up for 2023 NAP crop policy by September 30

    USDA FSA

    The Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) can provide shellfish growers with catastrophic coverage for losses due to natural disasters. NAP is sold and serviced by your local USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) office. To find your county office, go to https://www.fsa.usda.gov/state-offices/Florida/index. The basic catastrophic policy (CAT) provides coverage at…

    Large Predator Interaction Survey

    ATTENTION FLORIDA SHELLFISH GROWERS Matthew Ajemian with Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at FAU is studying LARGE PREDATOR INTERACTIONS WITH SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE and would like shellfish growers to participate in a research study. The purpose of the study is to better understand interactions between large predators (fish, sharks, rays, and sea…

    Online Training Program for Entry-level Shellfish Farm Workers

    An exciting new “soup-to-nuts” online training program will allow entry-level farm workers to gain the skills and knowledge they need to be successful farm hands. The online program is tailored to Rhode Island but includes broad information that can be used across the region. The course provides visually appealing info-rich…

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