Industry gathers in the Highlands for the UK’s
The aquaculture industry descended on the Highlands at the end of May for what has become the biggest and busiest gathering for the sector in the UK.
A record number of exhibitors – just over 130 - took stands and there were more than 1,400
This was the tenth year of Aquaculture UK Publishing (part of the Benchmark Group),
pleased to see so many farmers out in force, even though they don’t take stands at the show.
new products, meet new customers, establish network with everyone from industry leaders to academics, hands-on researchers, govern he said.
The two-day seminar programme this year of an extra conference tent, and a wide range health and biosecurity to aquaculture equipment and technology.
The opening day featured seminars on the latest in breeding salmon with resistance to economically important diseases, seaweed health, biosecurity and sea lice control.
Ronnie Soutar of Aqualife gave an expert overview at the MSD seminar of the challeng columnist Nick Joy delivered his own views systems.
the most important issues that are relevant and current for the indus
opinions on a new centre of excellence for the industry.
former Marine Harvest managing director Alan Sutherland.
working in the industry.
David Thorburn, general manager of AKVA Group Scotland, said: ‘The
‘The event was a great success for us and the future looks good with the event looking to grow and expand.’
at the gala dinner, which was held in the Macdonald Highland Resort’s
up with key people in the sector.
many readers, who visited our stand, and also to MSD for their mint