Over Don’s 33-year career, he made numerous advancements in the fields of aquaculture, commercial fisheries and marine education. These advancements led to changes in state laws and regulations, particularly in the sponge industry. Florida Sea Grant has lost one of its most cherished friends as well as one of its true pioneers, Don Sweat. He…
People love Florida-farmed clams. They are great on pasta or to eat baked, steamed or raw. Sales of these munchable mollusks typically peak around holidays, but during the 2020 Memorial Day weekend, Florida clam farmers watched as markets for their product dwindled in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Restaurants and bars are the largest…
Dr. McGuire brings 20 years of Extension experience to the position.
Six-part series covers all aspects of shellfish farming.
National Sea Grant Office announces three aquaculture opportunities. Three funding opportunities for up to $13.5 million in aquaculture research have been announced by the National Sea Grant College Program of the U.S. Department of Commerce. The opportunities address distinct aspects of domestic aquaculture and bear different deadlines for letters of intent. The national office will give…
Florida Sea Grant is now seeking letters of intent for two-year coastal and ocean applied research grants that reflect priorities identified in the current Florida Sea Grant Strategic Plan.
As part of a 2018 Sea Grant National Aquaculture Initiative to support the advancement of aquaculture in the U.S., two Florida Sea Grant researchers have been awarded more than $1 million by NOAA Sea Grant for projects in both fish and shellfish farming.
In his new role, Encomio will be developing educational programming related to coastal habitat restoration, living shorelines, restoration aquaculture and water quality.
The President’s budget has been released and it proposes elimination of the Sea Grant program.
This competition is designed to foster the expansion of a sustainable U.S. ocean, coastal and Great Lakes aquaculture sector.