On March 25, 2021, we were honored to present to the 113th Annual Meeting of the National Shellfisheries Association about our partnership with Maritime Applied Physics Corporation on Solar Oysters, LLC. You can watch the presentation in its entirety here. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
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Solar Oysters’ Elizabeth Hines explains how the innovative agritech startup has ambitions to help restore native oyster reefs, improve water quality and – in the longer term – become “the John Deere of the oyster aquaculture industry.” Read more…
Host and American Family Farmer, Doug Stephan www.eastleighfarm.com begins with news that the new Administration has stopped payments from President Trump’s Farm Relief Program. Reportedly, 87% so far has gone to big food companies. Meat numbers are down 67% from the big producers, due to COVID. Local farmers have benefitted from this. Next, we meet Elizabeth …
On February 1, 2021, EcoLogix Group, Inc. Managing Principal Rick Sheckells announced the addition of six new members of the team, each of whom builds upon the diverse set of qualifications and expertise that we offer to our clients. Please join us in welcoming:
Beth Wojton, Principal
During Beth’s 32-year career with the Maryland Environmental Service …
117. Solar Oysters
January 9, 2021
Oysters are little nutritional bombshells. They’re packed with vitamins, minerals, protein, fatty acids, and particularly of note during Covid: Vitamin D and Zinc. More than 80% of hospitalized Covid patients were found to be lacking Vitamin D, and those with low zinc levels tended to fair worse with the virus than those with healthy …
December 22, 2020
A Baltimore company is using solar power to operate cutting-edge oyster growing equipment. Solar Oysters LLC’s invention allows the bivalves to grow vertically in the water column instead of horizontally. It has the support of Bay restoration heavyweights. Cheryl Costello got to see the promising technology up close. Watch here…
Updated: 6:24 PM EST Dec 4, 2020
BALTIMORE —A Baltimore startup company has created a high-tech, revolutionary way to farm oysters.
Oysters are the Chesapeake Bay’s most effective water filtration system, ridding the bay of nitrogen and phosphorus pollution. Just one oyster is capable of screening 50 gallons of water a day. So …
By John Domen
November 30, 2020, 3:45 PM
Aquaculture is a growing industry in Maryland. Boosting the state’s oyster population can benefit watermen, who have more oysters to harvest, and the water quality of the Chesapeake Bay.
But it’s not easy. It’s actually quite muddy, and cleaning off that mud requires manual labor. It’s also not that …
*Also appeared in The Washington Post
By CHRISTINE CONDON
BALTIMORE SUN |
DEC 23, 2020 AT 11:49 AM
Two Maryland companies have teamed up to design a solar-powered barge that could bring oyster farming into deeper parts of the Chesapeake Bay, improving the estuary’s oyster output and perhaps easing conflicts with watermen and waterfront landowners.
The two companies — Maritime Applied Physics Corp. …
Oysters not only contribute to our food supply but also provide immense benefits to the Chesapeake Bay and other waterways through their ability to remove nitrogen and phosphorus in the water.”
— Mark Rice, principal of Solar Oysters, LLC
EASTON, MARYLAND, UNITED STATES, November 17, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Solar Oysters has built an automated “floatovoltaic” oyster production system …