Current Events

Event: Fish Health in the Midwest
Host:
Ohio State University, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES)
Date:
April 17, 2021, 10:00 a.m. EST
Description: CFAES will be hosting the webinar, Fish Health in the Midwest. Guest speakers from Four County Vet Services and Mississippi State University, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Fish will present on biosecurity and farm visits, and fish necropsy.
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Contact: Matthew Smith, extension aquaculture program director, Ohio State University, CFAES

Event: What Buyers Want: Exploring Market Channels
Host:
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant
Date:
April 20, 2021, 11:30 a.m. EST
Description: What Buyers Want, a live panel discussion about what processors, distributors, chefs, brokers, and live haulers are looking for when buying fish and shellfish from farmers. Questions can be submitted in advance, or during the live virtual event, to Amy Shambach.
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Contact: Amy Shambach, aquaculture marketing outreach associate, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant.

Event: Alternative Production Systems: In-Pond Raceways
Host:
US Aquaculture Society, Alabama Cooperative Extension, and National Aquaculture Association
Date:
April 23, 2021, 1:00 p.m. CST
Description: Farmers are always looking for improved approaches to fish culture that provide higher yields and lower costs. The in-pond raceway system (IPRS) provides this opportunity. This presentation will cover the basic IPRS technology as a practical and sustainable approach to up-date pond aquaculture. We will cover the theory as well as a practical guide to information and images for prospective IPRS adoptees. This introductory information will allow viewers to determine if they desire more detailed information leading to possible adoption.
Registration
Contact: National Aquaculture Association, naa@thenaa.net

Event: Largemouth Bass Workshop
Host:
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant, Purdue University Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, and Illinois Extension, Southern Illinois University, The Ohio State, and Kentucky State University
Date:
April 24, 2021, 10:00 a.m. EST
Description: This workshop will cover several topics including Largemouth Bass (LMB) Production: Opportunities and Challenges, Fingerling Production and Early Rearing of LMB, Larval LMB Rearing in Indoor RAS System, and Live Market Trends for LMB
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Contact: Amy Shambach, aquaculture marketing outreach associate, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant.

Event: Fish to Fork: Cooking Great Lakes Fish
Host:
Ohio Sea Grant
Date:
April, 28, 2021, 1:00 p.m. EST
Description: Guest speakers will show you how to choose, prepare (from whole to fillet), and cook fish so you can take advantage of great fish in the Great Lakes. They’ll also introduce resources to help you find the freshest fish from commercial fisheries and fish farms in the region.
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Contact: Nicole Wright, Aquaculture Extension Educator and LEARN Coordinator, Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Laboratory School of Environment and Natural Resources