In this latest issue OF the Grower
Read About:

• ASC accreditation for Isle of Mull Oysters
• Neeltje Jans conference and mussel workshop
• Introducing “Nourish Scotland”
• Introducing new Brand Ambassador for Scottish farmed shellfish
• Modern apprenticeships in shellfish aquaculture
• Clues to native oyster sites from place names and more…..

Previous issues of the grower

Issue April 2024

Issue 2023 Dec

Issue 2023 Oct

Issue 2023 July

Issue 2023 April

Issue 2023 Jan

Issue 2022 Oct

Issue 2022 July

Issue 2022 April

Issue 2022 Jan

Issue 2021 Oct

Issue 2021 July

Issue 2021 April

Issue 2021 Jan

The Grower” is the Newsletter of the Association of Scottish Shellfish Growers

Advertising or contributing to “The Grower”

“The Grower” is the Newsletter of the Association of Scottish Shellfish Growers. It is published quarterly in March, June, September, and December. It is distributed as hard copy to all members of the Association and to Government and Policy organisations and contributors. It is also published on the Association website and there is an extensive and highly targeted mailing list which extends its coverage to all parts of the world.

The newsletter welcomes submission of any material relevant to the interests of shellfish farmers. Articles should normally be not more than 1200 words but we are happy to publish anything from just a paragraph of 200 words to the longer item with the only requirement being that it should be of interest or concern of the shellfish farming community. We particularly welcome photos to accompany articles or just of general interest. We also welcome experience accounts from other parts of the world.

Deadlines for copy for 2024 are:-

March 1st
June 3rd
September 6th
November 29th

Articles or notices should meet these deadlines. Advertising costs are £200 full page, £100 half page and £50 quarter page. Members of the ASSG can place small ads free of charge (less than a quarter page).

YEARLY CONTRACTS - adverts can be booked for a 4 issue contract with a discount on the above prices - (£720 for 4 full page ads, £360 for 4 issues of half page, £180 for 4 quarter page ads).
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Dr Janet H. Brown
Tel + 44 1786 479038

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Dr Janet H Brown


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