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The Grower October 2021- out now


The October  edition of The Grower is now available at

With sadly still no ASSG conference this year the October issue of The Grower has appeared later than usual so with even more up to date news.
With COP 26 opening later this month in Scotland Nick Lake discusses this in his CEO’s column and possibly stirs some comment?  Also in this issue:-

  • New developments in farming mussels in the Cromarty Firth in association with Shetland
  • News of in-person shellfish conference to be held at Neeltje Jans, The Netherlands
  • News of  NORA 4  – now  online
  • Seafood promotion in Mull
  • Opportunities with Lantra traineeships
  • Book review – Molluscan Shellfish Aquaculture
  • Crown Estate Scotland (CES)  – new report on prospects for expansion in Scottish shellfish sector

Should you wish to get in  contact, please write to me write to the editor, Janet H Brown at [email protected]

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