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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Farm Benefits Calculator

Oyster Demonstration Project

Oyster Culture

Latest News & Events »

  • Using Shellfish for Water Quality Improvement in Florida

    Missed the workshop on Assessment of Using Shellfish for Water Quality Improvement in Florida? If you couldn’t attend the workshop, don’t worry! Video recordings are available. To access the workshop agenda, presentations, handouts, and video recordings, visit the following link: https://go.ufl.edu/workshop. During the workshop, results were presented from a 2-year…

    Funding Available for Shellfish Farms

    Virtual Info Session Funding Available for Shellfish FarmsApril 11, 20243:00 p.m Eligible shellfish farmers and businesses that were affected by Hurricane Idalia are able to receive funding to cover wages, clean up, recovery, and more. Please join us for an informational session to learn how CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion can…

    ELAP Updates for Growers Impacted by H. Ian

    The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) has authorized policy exceptions for disaster assistance programs to aid Florida agricultural and aquacultural operations that were significantly impacted by Hurricane Ian in 2022. The Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP) provides assistance to growers of farm-raised shellfish for death losses…

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