North Carolina Aquaculture Development Conference

2005 NC Aquaculture Development Conference Agenda

Thursday Feb. 10, 2005

Self Guided Tour of Eastern NC Fish Farms

      Visit several fish farms in eastern NC with an Aquaculture Specialist

      from the NC Cooperative Extension Service

 

Friday Feb. 11, 2005

8am Registration and Trade Show open
8:45

Introduction and Welcome

Michael Twiddy, NCSBTDC

900

State, National, and Global Aquaculture Updates

Dr. Tom Losordo NCSU

930

Research updates from NCSU

Craig Sullivan, NCSU

Production Economics of Summer Flounder Aquaculture in a Marine Recirculating System

Kevin Yates, UNCW

1030

Insuring your aquaculture venture — Agr-Lite Program
Clif Parker, US Department of Agriculture

1100

Visit our Trade Show

11:45

Lunch

1215 NC Aquaculture Association Friend of the Farmer Award
1245 Keynote Speaker-Aquaculture's Place in the Seafood Market
Bill Springer, Publisher, Seafood Business Magazine
115 Break
145

Transporting Your Products Across State Lines

Debra Sloan, NCDA & CS

215

Straight From the Farmer’s Mouth II:.More Tips and Advice From Farmers

Due to the large size of the videos used in the presentation, please contact Matt Parker, NCDA & CS, for download instructions or to obtain a copy via cd.

315 Break- Visit Our Trade Show
345

Importance of an Aquatic Health Plan

Rosemary Sifford, US Department of Agriculture

415

Developing Value Added Products

Connell Purvis, Southern Farm Tilapia

445

Closing Remarks

Michael Twiddy, NCSBTDC

500 NC Aquaculture Association Meeting
600 Evening Social & Cash Bar
630 Aquafood Festival & Cash Bar

 

Saturday Feb. 12, 2005

8-9am

Getting Started in Aquaculture Roundtable Discussion

Mike Frinsko NCSU Cooperative Extension

Steve Gabel, NCSU Cooperative Extension

Matt Parker, NCDA & CS

Concurrent Workshops 9am-noon:

Using Aquaculture in Education Workshop

9:00-9:25

Brunswick Community College Aquaculture Program-         

Dr. Doug Holland

9:25-9:50

Carteret Community College Aquaculture Program

Skip Kemp

9:50-10-15  

Scholarship Opportunities at University of Arkansas Pine Bluff

Denise Simmons-UAPB

10:15-10:30

Break

10:30-10:55

Graduate Studies at UNCW

Dr. Wade Watanabe

10:55-11:20

Graduate studies at NCSU

Dr. Craig Sullivan

11:20-11:45

Recirculating Aquaculture for the Classroom

Dennis DeLong

 

Diseases in Warmwater Aquaculture Workshop

9:00 - 9:30

Parasitic Diseases of Fish: Symptoms, Identification, and Treatment.

Dr. Michael Levy, Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine , NCSU

9:30 - 10:00

Identification of Bacterial and Viral Diseases of Fish and the Role of Stress in Infection. Dr. Ed Noga, Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine , NCSU

10:00 - 10:15

Field ID of Sick Fish: Opportunities and Obstacles.

Mike Frinsko, Aquaculture Area Agent, NCSU Cooperative Extension Service

10:15-10:30

Break

10:30 - 10:45

Transport of Sick Fish for Diagnostic Necropsy.

Steve Gabel, Aquaculture Area Agent, NCSU Cooperative Extension Service

10:45 - 11:05

Diagnostic Lab Facilities and the Diagnostic Procedure.

Dr. Jennifer Haugland, Veterinary Diagnostician, Rollins Diagnostic Laboratory, NCDA

11:05 - 12:00

Treatments for Diseases and Their Effects on the Pond Environment.

Dr. Greg Lewbart, Associate Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine , NCSU

 

Shellfish Workshop

9:00-9:10

Opening Remarks

9:10-9:45

"Refinements to Off Bottom Culture Growout Systems for Oysters"

 Jim Swartzenberg

9:45-10:15

 

"Investigation of the Effect of Sediment Type on the Growth andSurvival of Seed Clams Using Soft-tented Bags and Mesh Covered Bottom Beds"

Mark Hooper

10:15-10:30

Break

10:30-11:00

 

"Evaluation of Spatfall in the Cape Fear Estuary"

 Troy Alphin

11:00-11:30

 

"Restaurants for Restoration"

Skip Kemp

Recirculating Aquaculture Technology  8am-12:15

8:00 - 8:15 Welcome and Introductions
 8:15 - 9:00

Critical Considerations in Intensive Fish Production in Tanks.

Tom Losordo, NC State University , Raleigh , NC

9:00 - 9:45

Water Renovation System Design and Options

Tom Losordo

9:45 - 10:15

Building Tank Based Aquaculture Systems

Dennis DeLong, NC State University , Raleigh , NC

10:15-10:30

Break

10:30 - 11:00

Operations and Maintenance of Tank Based Aquaculture Systems

Todd Guerdat, NC State University , Raleigh , NC

11:00 - 11:45

Tank Based Aquaculture Systems in Northern Europe

Steinar Skybakmoen, Oppdretts Teknologi, Trondheim Norway

11:45 - 12:15

Tank Based Aquaculture Systems from around the Globe

Tom Losordo

 

To be placed on the mailing list for registration forms for the 2005 conference, contact:

Matt Parker

Division of Marketing

North Carolina Dept. of Ag. & Consumer Services

252/633-1477.