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Aquaculture North America

Riverdale Mills Celebrates 40 Years in Business

By ANA Staff Writer - July 20, 2020

Riverdale Mills, based in Northbridge, Mass., has had its ebbs and flows over the years, but creative thinking, and a thirst for discovery have kept them flourishing. The company is a microcosm of the challenges and excitement surrounding the fishing and aquaculture industries.

East Coast Shellfish Growers Association Newsletter

Member Profile: Riverdale Mills “Quality Starts Here”

By Robert Rheault, ECSGA Executive Director - April 2016

Back in 1983 when I first started working on an oyster farm, I was tasked with dipping chicken wire and galvanized hardware cloth in Flexibar dip, trying to get two years out of the wire before it rusted through. A few years later when I started my own farm, I was happy to see that vinyl-coated pot wire was readily available. The development of vinyl-coated wire and extruded-plastic mesh bags and netting ushered in an explosion of oyster aquaculture that continues to this day.

Aquaculture North America

Gulf Coast Oyster Culture Goes Off Bottom

By Linda Hiemstra - January 2016

By harnessing two processes that are polar opposites – filtering and galvanizing – partners Auburn University, Louisiana State University, and Bouctouche Bay Industries (BBI) are working to preserve important eco systems and invigorate livelihoods impacted by Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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