2007 NC Aquaculture Development Conference

2007 NC Aquaculture Development Conference
Annual Meeting Planned in conjunction with the 2007 NC Aquaculture Development Conference Feb 9-10 2006.
The North Carolina Aquaculture Association is a private non-profit corporation formed in 1991. Its purposes are to provide support through promotion, marketing, and other beneficial acts to strengthen, expand, and diversify the industries of freshwater and marineaquaculture in North Carolina
Subject to prior approval, the Association may take a position and press an opinion on issues directly and generally affecting the aquaculture industry.

Friday Feb. 9, 2007
8:00 Registration and Trade Show open

9:00 Introduction and Welcome
Michael Twiddy, NCSBTDC

9:15 State, National, and International Overview
Dr. Tom Losordo NCSU

9:45 State Aquaculture Research Update.
Dr. Craig Sullivan, Professor, NCSU
Dr. Wade Watanabe, Research Professor UNCW

10:15 Break- Visit our Trade Show

10:45 The Latest Developments in Pond Aquaculture
Dr. Les Torrans-USDA-ARS, Stoneville MS

11:10 Coastal NC Aquaculture Effluent Challenges
Dr. Harry Daniels-NCSU

11:30 The NC Agricultural Cost Share Program and Aquaculture
Natalie Jones

11:45 Break-Visit the Trade Show

12:00 Lunch

1:00 Keynote Speaker: Dick Jones, Seafood Purchaser, HEB "The Future of Aquaculture in the Retail Sector"

1:30 Break-Visit the Trade Show

2:00 The Future Role of Sea Grant in Aquaculture- Dr. Michael Voiland

2:30 Update on Prawn Culture
Mike Frinsko- NC Cooperative Extension

2:45 Break-Visit the Trade Show

3:15 National Aquatic Animal Health Update
Dr. Gary Egrie - USDA APHIS

3:35 Cormorants and Bird Control on Fish Farms
Greg Ellis - USDA/APHIS/Wildlife Services

3:55 North Carolina Oyster Hatchery Program
Joanne Harcke- NC Aquarium

4:15 NC Marine Fisheries View of Commercial Aquacutlure
Craig Hardy- NCDMF

4:30 Adjourn

4:45 NC Aquaculture Association Meeting

6:00 Social

6:30-9:30 Aquafood Festival

Saturday Feb. 10, 2007 Concurrent Workshops

Refinements in Pond Aquaculture
9:00-10:30 Dr. Les Torrans
National Warmwater Aquaculture Center
Stoneville, Miss.

Shellfish and Marine Aquaculture
9:00 North Carolina's Oyster Hatchery Program.
Jo Anne Harcke, N.C. Aquarium

9:30 North Carolina's Oyster Gardening Program. John Allison and John Zimmerman, Shellfish Gardeners of North Carolina

10:00 Remote Setting of Oysters.
Jim Swartzenberg, J&B Aquafood

10:30 Developments in Culture of Black Sea Bass in North Carolina.
Troy Rezek. UNCW

11:00 Non-Typical Culture Potential: Bryozoans. Dr. Niels Lindquist, University of North Carolina Institute of Marine Sciences

Startup Guide to Aquaculture
Presented by Mike Frinsko, Steve Gabel, and Matt Parker
8:00 Hybrid Striped Bass Culture

8:45 Catfish Production

9:30 Break

9:45 Freshwater Prawn Production

10:30 Crawfish Production

Saturday Industry Tour*
Tour #1- Circle-G Farms -Tilapia Barn, Saulston NC
- DJ&W Shrimp Farm- Kenly NC
Tour #2- Castle Hayne Fisheries, Hybrid Bass, Aurora, NC
- One Fish Two Fish Catfish Farm. Chocowinity NC

*Maps and more information about the tours will be provided in conference registration packets

Full Conference Registration Late
Price: $125.00 Processing: $0.00 Total: $125.00

Full Student Registration
Includes Aquafood Festival, Must show valid ID
Price: $45.00 Processing: $0.00 Total: $45.00

Preconference Recirc Workshop Only
Price: $225.00 Processing: $0.00 Total: $225.00

Student Preconference Recric Workshop
Price: $125.00 Processing: $0.00 Total: $125.00

Preconference Recirc Workshop AND Full Conference Registration
Price: $250.00 Processing: $0.00 Total: $250.00

Student Preconference Recric Workshop and Full Conference Registration
Price: $170.00 Processing: $0.00 Total: $170.00

Trade Show Booth
Includes One Full Conference Registration
Price: $275.00 Processing: $0.00 Total: $275.00

Conference Presentations Only
Does NOT include Aquafood Festival
Price: $75.00 Processing: $0.00 Total: $75.00

Aquafood Festival Only
Price: $35.00 Processing: $0.00 Total: $35.00

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