JULY 5, 6 & 7, 2017
VSU RANDOLPH FARM
4415 River Road • Petersburg, VA
$10 per person/per day. Payable by cash or check to “Virginia State University” upon arrival for day(s) attending.
REGISTER ONLINE: https://goo.gl/forms/hsXK140cQvbX5QBW2
• Introductions: Goal of Fish School
• Species and Marketing: HACCP and Best Management Practices
• Aquaculture Nutrition
• Water Quality and Fish Health
Hands-On Group Activities include: Pond Side Feeding and Research, Catfish Fingerling Transport, Pond and Cage Stocking, Catfish Pond Seining, Harvest and Handling, and Water Quality Testing
• Farm Pond Management
• Freshwater Shrimp
• Cage Culture
Hands-On Group Activities include: Sample Shrimp Population, Water Quality Testing, Cage Construction, Pond Shrimp Growth Evaluation, Shrimp Transport and Stocking, Processing/HACCP, Tour of Processing Facility, Taste Test: Sample Fish and Freshwater Shrimp
• Greenhouse Production Systems/Aquaponics and Tour
• Sampling fish populations
• Over-Wintering Solar Power Energy Unit
• ABCs of RAS (Recirculating Aquaculture Systems):
Hands-On Group Activities include: Aquaponics Unit Construction—Greenhouse Limited-Scale Recirculation
For more information or to request specific topics that can be included during Fish School, contact Dr. Brian Nerrie at (804) 524-5903 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Aquaculture Program office at (804) 524-5496 / TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.