Riding the Rising Tide of Seaweed Farming—Alaska's Opportunity

Alaska Sea Grant office, 1007 3rd Ave, Suite 100
Anchorage, Alaska
December 8, 2016
7:00 pm–8:30 pm

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Contact: Paula Cullenberg, paula.cullenberg@alaska.edu • (907) 274-9692

This talk will give an overview of kelp and seaweed farming as well as its potential in Alaska as an emerging industry. Presentations will include information on the science of kelp farming, culture techniques, processing, handling of products, markets, and potential product types. How and where efforts are being made in Alaska to develop this industry also will be discussed.

Speakers are Gary Freitag, Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program, Ketchikan, and Mike Stekoll, University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau.
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