Gain an improved understanding of industry trends, system design and engineering, economics and marketing, regulatory compliance requirements and aquaponic system management techniques with specific focus on the major revenue generator – the plants. Participants will earn a certificate of completion and receive a USB flash drive with instructor presentations and workshop resources.
Presented by the Ohio Aquaculture Association, the Ohio State University South Centers Aquaculture Boot Camp, and the USDA's North Central Regional Aquaculture Center. The day will consist of both formal presentations and hands-on experience covering topics on fish dissection and information all farmers should know to assess fish health, best management practices in fish health and biosecurity, disease prevention, and stress management.
The Kentucky State University Aquaculture Research Center will be hosting an indoor aquaculture program covering topics like permits, recirculating systems, hatchery production, tilapia and shrimp feed and feeding systems, and aquaponic systems. Tours of the facility will also be offered.