2012 eXtension Virtual Aquaculture Workshop

Marine Aquaculture, Freshwater Aquaculture May 27, 2014 Print Friendly and PDF

eXtension Virtual Aquaculture Workshop 2012

The Freshwater Aquaculture Community of Practice will present a virtual workshop including an introduction to aquaculture, an in depth look at pond culture and management, overviews on a variety of species, and a full hour covering aquaponics. This session is open to anyone interested in learning more about aquaculture in the US. If interested or have questions about attending this workshop please contact Vanessa Weldon vmaxwell24@gmail.com


Day 1- Introduction to Aquaculture (recording)

Aquaculture: What is it? Is it important? Why should I care?David Cline, Auburn University

Business planning and economics Matt Parker, University of Maryland Sea Grant Extension


Day 2 – Pond Culture (recording)

Pond CultureForrest Wynne, Kentucky State University

Recreational Pond Management (Bass/Bream)Russell Wright, Auburn University

Aquatic Plant ManagementGary Burtle, University of Georgia


Day 3 – Species Culture (recording)

Yellow PerchLaura Tiu, Ohio State University

SunfishCharles Hicks, Lincoln University

WalleyeAllen Pattillo, Iowa State University

Clam CultureJoshua Reitsma, Woods Hole Sea Grant Program

Oyster CultureVanessa Weldon, eXtension


Day 4 – Aquaponics (recording)

AquaponicsPatricia Duncan, Fort Valley State University


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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.