The National Sea Grant Law Center has announced the release of a new seaweed food safety publication produced in partnership with New York Sea Grant and Connecticut Sea Grant as part of the National Seaweed Hub.
Registration is now open for the 8th Annual Connecticut Seaweed Stakeholder Workshop, which will be held on Sept. 27 in the Jones Auditorium on the campus of the CT Agricultural Experiment Station in New Haven.
Two federal grants totaling almost $600,000 will help launch two initiatives considered crucial to the long-term viability of the state’s aquaculture industry. The grants will fund a two-year project to assess aquaculture workforce development needs and a mobile lab to support the seaweed industry.
Chaya Gaberria of the U.S. Aquaculture Society recently interviewed Anoushka Concepcion, CTSG associate extension education on marine aquaculture, about her career. The interview has been posted on the society’s website.
Anoushka Concepcion, CTSG associate extension educator for marine aquaculture, has been chosen for the Industry Impact Award of the World Aquaculture Society for 2022.
Seaweed isn’t exotic or strange to the native Alaskan community that is his home, said Keolani Booth during his keynote address at the 2023 National Seaweed Symposium in Portland, Maine, setting the stage for the three-day event last month of robust and varied presentations and networking.
Adding farmed seafood to your plate is a great way to go green! This Earth Week, Al Roker and NBC’s Today show profiled aquaculture, or seafood farming, as part of their climate solution coverage.
New video, “Deploying Sugar Kelp Seed String,” showing the process of planting seaweed in LIS. Kelp farmer DJ King and Anoushka Concepcion, associate extension education specializing in marine aquaculture, talk about this new and exciting crop that is edible, nutritious and environmentally friendly.
The newly published “Comprehensive Review of Connecticut Aquaculture Laws” assesses the state’s aquaculture laws, compares various aspects of Connecticut’s aquaculture laws to those of competitor states, addresses 11 major questions and suggests policy changes to strengthen regulatory systems.
The UN & WHO have released a major report on seaweed safety naming Connecticut Sea Grant’s Anoushka Concepcion as one of 17 experts contributing to the document.