KSU to host aquaculture field day May 16

FRANKFORT, Ky.

Kentucky State University and the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service will host an aquaculture field day and workshop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT May 16 at the KSU Center for Sustainability of Farms and Families. Lunch will be provided.

Indoor and pond-side talks will include discussions and demonstrations on production of largemouth bass, paddlefish, catfish, koi, trout, Australian red claw crayfish and freshwater prawns. Other topics will cover aquaponics, aquaculture economics and marketing, recirculating systems, pond management, weed and disease control, and low input aquaculture. Cage construction will be taught as a hands-on activity.

Those who wish to attend should call or e-mail Carol Faulkner at 502-597-6830 or carol.faulkner@kysu.edu for reservations. KSU’s sustainability center is located at 1525 Mills Lane, Frankfort, KY 40601.

Contact: 

Robert Durborow, 502-597-6581

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