October 16, 2022 is World Food Day! Molluscan shellfish aquaculture is Florida's largest food-use aquaculture industry. Shellfish provide benefits for water quality and marine environmental habitats, plus they taste great! IFAS is celebrating ... READ MORE
Last modified: October 10, 2022 9:30 PM
Hurricane Ian caused significant damage to large parts of Florida and the state’s fisheries and aquaculture industries were particularly hard hit. Several sources are available for industry members ... READ MORE
The Gulf Shellfish Institute (GSI) works with industry, research and regulatory partners throughout Florida and the Gulf region to improve and increase the production of bivalve shellfish for both ecological and economic benefit. Key to their ... READ MORE
A protected estuary in north Florida comprised of the Guana Lake and Guana River is showing signs of pollution.
Home to incredibly rich marshes, mounds of mussels and live oyster reefs, scientists are hoping shellfish might be a way to ... READ MORE
On September 17, 2020, President Trump and US Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, announced a second phase of an important program assisting America’s farmers. The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP 1) was originally announced in ... READ MORE
Boom boom shrimp
Boom boom shrimp is one of my favorite recipes to prepare at home! It is so easy, low in calories, high in lean protein, and very tasty. I am excited to share it with you in my upcoming cooking demonstration as part of the ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida/IFAS earned two spots on this year’s Florida 500, Florida Trend Magazine’s second annual list of the state’s most influential business leaders.
Among the 18 agricultural sector leaders the ... READ MORE
Did you know that the U.S. currently imports over 90% of the seafood we consume?
And did you know that aquaculture supplies almost half of that seafood?
Commercial production of farmed shellfish is an expanding industry in Florida and ... READ MORE
For those who may be interested, there is an upcoming Dialogue with Florida Panhandle Shellfish Growers:
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Florida State University
Coastal and Marine Lab Auditorium
3618 Coastal Highway 98
St. Teresa, ... READ MORE