New survey shows COVID-19's impacts on South Carolina oyster farmers and offers hope for recovery

  • Steven Richards Clemson Cooperative Extension
  • Marzieh Motallebi Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science
Keywords: Seafood, Shellfish, Oysters, South Carolina, COVID-19, Pandemic, Aquaculture

Abstract

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This article is a summary of six months of research on how COVID-19 has affected South Carolina oyster aquaculture farms. This research has four goals: to better understand oyster consumption and purchases, to assess the impact of COVID-19 restaurant closures and reduced seating capacity on oyster consumption, to forecast oyster consumption trends, and to discover methods for marketing oysters for home consumption. . . .

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Author Biographies

Steven Richards, Clemson Cooperative Extension

Agribusiness Master Extension Associate

Marzieh Motallebi, Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science

Assistant Professor, Forestry and Environmental Conservation Department

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Published
2021-03-14
How to Cite
Richards, S., & Motallebi, M. (2021). New survey shows COVID-19’s impacts on South Carolina oyster farmers and offers hope for recovery. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 10(2), 309–312. https://doi.org/10.5304/jafscd.2021.102.016
Section
Commentaries on COVID-19 and the Food System