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Reserve Wednesday: Oyster Farming in North Florida

February 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Oyster farming operation in north Florida

Shellfish aquaculture in Florida consists primarily of clam farming. However, along the Panhandle primarily in Apalachicola, there are several operations culturing the eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica. Erik Lovestrand, UF/IFAS Franklin County Extension Director, will talk about this emerging industry of oyster farming here in North Florida.