North Carolina Aquaculture Development Conference

2006 NC Aquaculture Development Conference Agenda

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Friday Jan. 13, 2006

8:00 Registration and Trade Show open
8:45

Introduction and Welcome

Michael Twiddy, NCSBTDC

9:00

State, National, and Global Aquaculture Updates

Dr. Tom Losordo NCSU

 

9:20

State Aquaculture Research Update.

Dr. Craig Sullivan, Professor, NCSU

Dr. Wade Watanabe, Research Professor UNCW

10:20

Break- Visit our Trade Show

 

10:40

Aquatic Animal Health: Federal Programs to Address Industry Concerns

Dr. Jill Rowland, USDA-APHIS

 

11:00

Production Technology Update

Mike Frinsko, Aquaculture Area Agent, NCSU Extension

Steve Gabel, Aquaculture Area Agents, NCSU Extension

Matt Parker, Aquaculture Business Specialist, NCDA&CS

 

11:45

Break -Visit our Trade Show

 

12:00

Lunch

Keynote Speaker- "Aquaculture in Today's Seafood Marketplace"

Bob Sullivan, Plitt Seafood

 

1:15

Break-Visit our Trade Show

 

1:30

Why I Chose NC to Start An Abalone Production Facility- Robert Bishop President Asian Pacific Chapter - World Aquaculture Society

 

1:45

Catfish Industry Opportunities: Production Practices that Separate  Successful Producers from the Pack.

Dr. Jimmy Avery, Aquaculture Specialist, Mississippi State University

 

2:30

Latest Developments in Organic Aquaculture

Mr. Rob Mayo, Carolina Classics Catfish

 

3:00

Break -Visit our Trade Show

 

3:15

Impacts of Common Therapeutants in the Pond Ecosystem and on the Physiology of Fish.

Dr. Mike Stoskopf, Aquatic Medicine Specialist, NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine

 

3:45

Development of Dye Test for Fish Stress: A New Tool for Early  Detection.

Dr. Ed Noga, Aquatic Medicine Specialist, NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine

 

4:15

Post Harvest Handling: Methods to Measure Product Quality at the Marketplace.

Dr. Durita Nielsen, NCSU Seafood Technology Specialist

 

4:45

Closing Remarks

Michael Twiddy, NCSBTDC

 

5:00

NC Aquaculture Association Meeting

 

6:00

Evening Social & Cash Bar

 

6:30

Aquafood Festival & Cash Bar

 

 

 

To be placed on the mailing list for registration

forms for the 2006 conference, contact:

Matt Parker

Division of Marketing

North Carolina Dept. of Ag. & Consumer Services

252/633-1477.

Saturday Jan. 14, 2006 Concurrent Workshops

Educational Opportunities in North Carolina

8:00 What other states are doing, permits needed Matt Parker, NCDA&CS
8:30 Classroom size system design and components Dennis DeLong, NCSU Fish Barn
9:00 Northeastern High School experience Ted and Roberta Manzer
9:30 Break
10:00 Brunswick CC Aquaculture program Doug Holland
10:30 Carteret CC Aquacutlure Program Skip Kemp

Shellfish/Soft Shell Crab Production

 

I. Closed System Crab Shedding

9:00

Understanding and Maintaining Closed Systems

Marc Turano, Marine Aquaculture Specialist, N.C. Sea Grant

9:30

Reducing Mortalities in Closed Systems

Bob Hines, Fisheries Specialist, N.C. Sea Grant

10:00

Effects of Salinity on Tolerance of Crabs to Ammonium and Nitrite

Dr. Dan Rittschoff, Duke University Marine Laboratory

10:30

Break

 

II.  Crab Culture

10:45

Current Progress in Fresh Water Pond Rearing of Blue Crabs

Dr. David Eggleston, N.C. State University

11:15

Abalone Production

Robert Bishop President Asian Pacific Chapter - World Aquaculture Society

11:45

N.C.'s Shellfish Gardening Program

Dr. Steve Rebach, Associate Director, N.C. Sea Grant and Mr. John Alison, Pamlico Chapter, Shellfish Gardeners of N.C.

 

New Developments in Pond Culture of Warmwater Finfish

9:00

Dr. Jimmy Avery

Aquaculture Specialist, Mississippi State University

Species Culture Workshop

8:00

Catfish

Mr. Steve Gabel, Aquaculture Area Agent, NCSU Extension
8:30

Hybrid Striped Bass

Mr. Mike Frinsko, Aquaculture Area Agent, NCSU Extension

9:00

Crawfish

Mr. Steve Gabel, Aquaculture Area Agent, NCSU Extension

9:30

Freshwater Prawn

Mr. Mike Frinsko, Aquaculture Area Agent, NCSU Extension

10:00

Break

10:15

Flounder

Dr. Harry Daniels, Aquaculture Specialist, NCSU

10:45

Black Sea Bass

Mr. Patrick Carroll, Research Associate,

UNC-W Center for Marine Science

Saturday Industry Tour

Tour #1

1:00-1:45 Tilapia Barn, Mr. Clip Brock

 

Tour #2

 

1:00-1:45 Hybrid Striped Bass Farm,

                  Mr. Ted Davis, White Rock Fish Farm

2:15-3:00 Catfish Farm,

                  Brenda Ipock