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Programs & Services

AQUACULTURE DEVELOPMENT

Educating small, limited resource farmers to raise aquaculture products (channel catfish, tilapia, rainbow trout, hybrid striped bass and freshwater shrimp) in ponds, cages and greenhouses to diversify their operations to earn supplemental income.

Contact: Brian L. Nerrie, Extension Specialist

FISH HEALTH

Providing preventive measures, diagnosing farmers’ fish disease problems, and teaching them to recognize and manage outbreaks to minimize losses and increase profits.

Contact: David W. Crosby, Extension Specialist

YOUTH AQUACULTURE

Exposing rural and urban students to career opportunities, and increasing minority participation in the agricultural sciences whereby students gain practical experience, develop entrepreneurial skills and expand their environmental awareness.

Contact: (Open)

AQUACULTURE TECHNICIAN

Assisting with extension pond demonstrations and educational programs.

Contact: Louis Landesman, Aquaculture Technician