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Indoor Tilapia, Shrimp and Aquaponics Program - Saturday

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Indoor Tilapia, Shrimp and Aquaponics Program - Saturday

Time: March 25, 2017 all day
Location: Kentucky
Street: 103 Athletic Drive
City/Town: Frankfort
Phone: 502-597-8106
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: KSU
Latest Activity: Mar 16

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Indoor Tilapia, Shrimp and Aquaponics Program - Saturday, March 25th, 2017 at t Kentucky State University’s Aquaculture Research Center

Directions can be found on the attached document and the aquaculture program website:


9:00 AM      Introductions – Dr. James Tidwell, Kentucky State University (KSU)

9:05 AM      Permitting requirements for aquaculture in KY – Forrest Wynne, KSU

9:15 AM      Introduction to tilapia production systems – Dr. James Tidwell, KSU

9:45 AM      Hatchery production of Tilapia – Dr. Noel Novelo, KSU

10:00 AM    Tilapia production in the U.S. – Mr. Shawn Coyle, KSU

10:15 AM    Tilapia nutrition – Dr. Vikas Kumar, KSU

10:45 AM    Break

11:00 AM    Overview of indoor marine shrimp production systems, nutrition, and water quality

                    – Dr. Andrew Ray, KSU

12:00 PM     Marketing of tilapia and shrimp to restaurants, and farmers’ markets

                    – Ms. Angela Caporelli, Kentucky Department of Agriculture

12:30 PM     Lunch provided

1:15 PM       Overview of aquaponics systems, vegetative crop selection, and water quality 

                    – Ms. Janelle Hager, KSU

3:00 PM       Markets for aquaponics products – Ms. Angela Caporelli, Kentucky Department of


Indoor Aquaculture Program Reception, March 24th from 6:00 – 9:00 pm EST held at the Completely Kentucky upstairs meeting room, 237 W Broadway Street, Frankfort, KY 40601 (phone 502-223-5240).


Please RSVP to Karla Johnson at 502-597-8106  if you plan to attend either the Friday reception, the Saturday aquaculture program, or both.

KSU Aquaculture Research Center

103 Athletic Drive

Frankfort, KY 40601

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