Fish School


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 Preliminary Agenda JULY 5 • 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 JULY 6   • 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 JULY 7 • 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 bnerrie@vsu.edu.  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.


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

Preliminary Agenda

JULY 5

• 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

JULY 6  

• 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

JULY 7

• 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 bnerrie@vsu.edu

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.