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How to Expand and Grow Your Business Through Aquaculture

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University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

4600 Rickenbacker Causeway

Miami, FL 33149-1031

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Come for a day of "Aqua" Education!

National MBE Aquaculture Training + Workshop Event

Aquaculture is the fastest growing form of food production in the world!

Parking Information: Parking areas are immediately to the right and left of the main entrance to the Rosenstiel School before passing the green fence marking the campus property line.

Complimentary lunch will be served.

Topics will include:

  1. Starting and operating an aquaculture operation
  2. Presentation on current farming in Florida
  3. Production and Business Planning
  4. Pivoting your business to new opportunities in aquaculture
  5. National MBE Aquaculture Program
  6. Local Aquaculture & AquaponicsImmediately following, optional tour of the University of Miami experimental hatchery.

Immediately following, optional tour of the University of Miami experimental hatchery.

Listen. Learn. Envision.

What is Aquaculture: the farming of aquatic animals and plants

Farming is a process followed to enhance production, such as regular stocking, feeding, protection from predators, etc.

Fish farming is the most common form of aqua farming which involves raising fish in ponds, tanks etc. Fish farming is usually done for food. The important species which are used in fish farming are carp, salmon, tilapia and cat fish.

Please contact Myrtha Wroy, Program Director of the National MBE Aquaculture Program at myrtha@mbeaquaculture.com or call (305) 762-6151 for assistance.


National MBE Aquaculture Program
Administered by Florida State MSDC in Partnership with Southern Region MSDC.
The aquaculture program is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency.

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