Small-scale Aquaponics Systems
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
1PM - 4PM
Ragsdale Community Center
20916 Old School Rd
Get Started With Small-Scale Aquaponics Production
Aquaponics is the integration of growing plants and fish into one system. The workshop will cover the necessary information on how to do a small-scale aquaponics for hobbyists, schools and as an enterprise for a farm and urban setting. A small-scale aquaponics unit will be demonstrated as part of the workshop.
Dr. David Crosby, Dr. Brian Nerrie, Chris Mullins and Jimmy Mullins with VSU Extension in areas of aquaculture, horticulture and aquaponics will present information related to the following topics:
Overview of aquaponics
System design considerations for aquaponics
Plants for aquaponics
Fish for aquaponics
Water quality and fish health
For more information, contact Small Farm Outreach Program Agent Vernon Heath at (804) 892-4518 or email@example.com or call the Small Farm Outreach Program office at (804) 524-3292.
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 Small Farm Outreach Program office (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call (804) 524-3292 / TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.