Virginia Tech seafood researchers join industry leaders and partners at the Virginia Aquaculture Conference in Newport News
The Virginia Aquaculture Conference in Newport News recently drew together seafood industry leaders, aquaculturists, and researchers, with the Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension (AREC) faculty and staff participating in the sessions.
Organized by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science Marine Advisory Program, the conference, which took place on November 10-11, featured a trade show and a wealth of resources, technologies, and research pertinent to the aquaculture industry.
The conference was abuzz with the vibrant energy of Virginia-based businesses and institutions, providing a crucial platform for local collaboration. At the heart of this dynamic exchange was a bustling trade show showcasing the latest advancements and insights.
Program updates and research on biofloc systems, consumer preferences, and economic impacts were spotlighted in sessions with presentations by Virginia Tech faculty and students. The Virginia Seafood AREC's expo booth became a hub of activity, with informative program displays and discussions around the current projects and initiatives to support the seafood industry's growth and resilience.