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  • Outlook for Oyster Markets in North America and Beyond

    We were lucky enough to be able to have John Sackton, founder and publisher of Seafood.com News, as our guest speaker at the recent Island Oyster Growers Group annual general meeting.  John is a globally recognized expert in seafood and fisheries markets.Outlook for Oyster Markets in North America and Beyond
  • Coming to Terms with MSX and Dermo

    The U.S. Experience with Oyster Diseases, and the Bright Future for Oysters in Eastern North America


    A presentation from Dr. Ryan Carnegie of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science; covering

    • Background on the major parasites and history of their impact in the US
    • Strategies that have led to rapid industry growth despite the presence of the diseases
    • Followed by Q&A and discussion regarding development of PEI Oyster Biosecurity Plan
    With funding support from Canada Excellence Research Chairs (CERC) in partnership with the PEI Aquaculture Alliance and the University of PEI

    Coming to Terms with MSX and Dermo