OFF-BOTTOM OYSTER AQUACULTURE PROGRAM APPLICATION

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is now accepting applications for the Off-Bottom Oyster Aquaculture Program for the 2022–2023 season. This program will teach potential and current commercial oyster farmers the basics of off-bottom oyster aquaculture. The course is intended to provide oyster farmers in Mississippi with a foundation of knowledge to start and/or improve their oyster farming operation.

The Off-Bottom Oyster Aquaculture Program has 15 openings. If interest exceeds capacity, participants will be asked to partner with other participants.