2013 eXtension Virtual Aquaculture Workshop

Marine Aquaculture, Freshwater Aquaculture November 18, 2013 Print Friendly and PDF

The 2013 Virtual Aquaculture Workshop held on Nov. 12-15 covers a wide variety of freshwater and mariine aquaculture topics. Below you will find links to the recordings of the webinars, PDF copies of the presentations, and reference materials provided by the presenters. If you watch the recordings we ask that you please also participate in the survey. This helps us identify areas of improvment and lets us know what topics you are interested in for future webinars and eXtension content. Thank you!

For questions or more information please contact Vanessa Weldon

Nov. 12 Species  (20 minutes each)  recording

Freshwater prawn - Laura Tiu, Ohio State University

Sustainable Farming of Freshwater Prawn and the Assurance of Product Quality

Crawfish - Greg Lutz, Louisiana State University

Winter Culture of Rainbow Trout in Cages – Brain Nerrie, Virginia State University

Cocahoe Minnows – Chris Green, Louisiana State University

Cocahoe Minnow Production Manual

Intensive (Non-pond) Culture of Gulf Killifish

Growing Bull Minnows for Baitfish 


Nov. 13 Systems (30 minutes each) recording

Aquatic Weed Management - Greg Lutz, Louisiana State University

Recreational Pond Management - Forrest Wynne, Kentucky State University

Open Water Aquaculture – Michael Chambers, University of New Hampshire


Nov. 14 Aquaponcis (1 hour) recording

Aquaponic System Design and Mangagement - Allen Pattillo, Iowa State University


Nov. 15 Aquaculture Business Management (30 minutes each) recording

Business Planning - Matt Parker, University of Maryland

Aquaculture Regulations with Emphasis on the Lacey Act– Elizabeth Rumley, National Agricutlure Law Center

U.S. Aquaculture Regulations: A Comparison with Seafood Certification Schemes– Gary Fornshell, University of Idaho


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