Back to All Events

Small-scale Aquaponics Systems

  • The Carver Center 9432 James Madison Hwy Rapidan, VA United States (map)
Aquaponics.jpg

Small-scale Aquaponics Systems

JULY 17, 2019
10AM-3PM

The Carver Center
9432 James Madison Hwy • Rapidan, VA

Get Started With Small-Scale Aquaponics Production 

Aquaponics is the integration of growing plants and fish into one system. Find out how to begin small-scale aquaponics systems for hobbyists, schools, and as an enterprise for a farm or 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

  • Marketing


For more information, contact Roland Terrell at (804) 892-4612 or rterrell@vsu.edu 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 (smallfarm@vsu.edu) 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.

cccc4ba79f634258b3c6a449b2cac872 (1).jpg
Later Event: July 25
Industrial Hemp Field Day