Is Shellfish Farming Right For You? NY Sea Grant Offers Free E-Course So You Can Decide
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Stony Brook, NY, July 20, 2021 - Is Shellfish Farming Right For You? If you would like to learn the steps involved with establishing a shellfish farming business venture in New York, then we invite you to enroll in a free e-course that you can complete at your own pace.

Students will learn about the history of shellfish cultivation and underwater land access management, the different shellfish leasing programs to apply for access to underwater lands, and other permits necessary to growout harvest shellfish. This course also addresses basic farm management and best practices to manage and maintain healthy shellfish livestock.

Students take a quiz at the end of each module to test their knowledge in this self-paced course.

To enroll, please fill out the request form.

Questions? Email

Also, see our flyer for the shellfish e-course.

Funding for this training course was possible through an aquaculture award from the National Sea Grant College Program, which supported a partnership involving New York Sea Grant, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County Marine Program, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Suffolk County Department of Planning, and the Stony Brook University Marine Animal Disease Laboratory

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