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Oyster gardening season is ending soon

We have almost reached the end of the Mississippi Oyster Gardening season! Next week we will pick up the oysters, which have been in the water for 5 months. From there, the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources will plant them onto restoration...

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By: Emma Cocharan / Published: Nov 01, 2018

Sempier adds new role, leads outreach programs

I am extremely pleased to announce Dr. Steve Sempier’s appointment as MASGC’s outreach director. His new appointment began Sept. 1, 2018. This new position came about after a topical assessment team (TAT) review from the National Sea Grant...

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By: LaDon Swann / Published: Oct 24, 2018

Summer workshop equips for aquaculture in education

This summer, teachers from across the country gathered to learn more about aquaculture and aquaponics in the classroom. The goal was to bring systems, scaled down to the classroom size, which can be utilized by students this school year in a...

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By: P.J. Waters / Published: Oct 22, 2018

NOAA Sea Grant announces $11M in aquaculture research awards

NOAA Sea Grant announced yesterday the award of $11 million in grants for 22 projects to further advance the development of a sustainable marine and coastal aquaculture industry in the United States.

The research will address specific priorities of...

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By: NOAA Sea Grant / Published: Oct 18, 2018