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2019 Fish School

  • VSU Randolph Farm 4415 River Road Matoaca, VA, 23803 United States (map)

2019 Fish School

July 11-12, 2019
8AM - 4PM

VSU Randolph Farm Pavilion
4415 River Road • Petersburg, VA

Over two days, participants will receive formal instruction and complete hands-on activities. They will learn about farmed species and marketing, aquaculture nutrition, water quality and fish health, farm pond management, cage culture, greenhouse aquaponics, freshwater shrimp and other fish species, and recirculating aquaculture systems using tilapia.


  • Dr. Brian Nerrie

  • Dr. David Crosby

  • Chris Mullins

  • Dr. Louis Landesman

  • Steve Urick, VT Hampton AREC

Registration: $40 per person. Registration includes lunch and is limited to the first 75 registrants.
Wear comfortable/old clothing and footwear suitable for getting wet.

For more information contact Debra B. Jones at (804) 524-5496 or

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Debra B. Jones at or call (804) 524-5496 /TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.

Earlier Event: July 9
Pond Management
Later Event: July 15
Small Farmer Orientation