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Advanced Aquaponics Workshop Prepares Farmers for Success

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Advanced Aquaponics Workshop Prepares Farmers for Success

Time: February 18, 2018 all day
Location: Paris Hotel in Las Vegas
Street: Paris Hotel in Las Vegas
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: AquacultureHub Team
Latest Activity: Sep 2

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Advanced Aquaponics Workshop Prepares Farmers for Success

Advanced Aquaponics Workshop: Application for Commercial Production.” The workshop will be held on February 18, 2018 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada in conjunction with the 2018 WAS Aquaculture America Conference. 

Presenters at the workshop include:

  • ·         Angela Caporelli, aquaculture coordinator, and marketing specialist with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture
  • ·         Ryan Chatterson, owner of Chatterson Farms and the founder of the College of Aquaponic Engineering and Design
  • ·         Janelle Hager, research associate aquaponics with Kentucky State University
  • ·         Dr. Jeremy Pickens, extension specialist in nursery greenhouse horticulture at Auburn University
  • ·         Charlie Shultz, lead faculty in controlled environment agriculture at Santa Fe Community College

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.

 

The workshops costs $300 for non-USAS members, $150 for USAS members and $75 for USAS student members.

 

Registration for the Advanced Aquaponics Workshop can be completed on the World Aquaculture Society website at www.was.org, or by contacting John Cooksey at worldaqua@was.org.

 

For more information on workshop topics and instructors contact Janelle Hager (janelle.hager@kysu.edu) or Allen Pattillo (pattillo@iastate.edu).

 

Related Websites:

 

D. Allen Pattillo - Program Specialist

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

Extension Aquaculture/Aquaponics/Fisheries

107 Science II, Ames, IA 50011

Office: 515-294-8616

pattillo@iastate.edu

 

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