Join Kentucky State University’s aquaculture experts at a free workshop on Saturday, April 23. Registration begins at 9:15 a.m. at the Aquaculture Research Center.
Dr. Bob Durborow, state extension specialist for aquaculture will moderate the all-day workshop which will include discussion sessions on aquaculture economics, floating raceways, koi and koi/goldfish hybrids, fish disease management, marine shrimp, aquaponics, largemouth bass, fish nutrition, and aquaculture marketing.
The workshop will conclude with a 2:30 tour of the university’s Aquaculture Research Center, followed by the Kentucky Aquaculture Association meeting at3:30 p.m.
Registration is free, and lunch is provided. All questions should be directed to Dr. Durborow at Robert.firstname.lastname@example.org or 502-597-6581. The KSU Aquaculture Research Center is located at 103 Athletic Road in Frankfort.
Moderator: Dr. Bob Durborow, State Extension Specialist for Aquaculture
9:15 Registration No charge
9:45 Dr. Kirk Pomper Welcome from College of Ag / AFE
10:00 Dr. Sid Dasgupta Aquaculture Economics
10:15 Dr. Ken Semmens Floating Raceways
10:30 Mr. Forrest Wynne Western KY Aquaculture
10:45 Dr. Boris Gomelsky Koi, and Koi x Goldfish Hybrids
11:00 – 11:30 Break to interact with speakers and other workshop participants
11:30 Dr. Bob Durborow Fish Disease Management
11:45 Dr. Andrew Ray Marine Shrimp
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch and business interaction time
1:30 Ms. Janelle Hager Aquaponics
1:45 Mr. Shawn Coyle Largemouth Bass
2:00 Dr. Vikas Kumar Fish Nutrition, red claws, etc.
2:15 Mr. Michael Tierney Aquaculture Marketing
2:30 Tour of KSU Aquaculture Research Center
3:30 – 4:15 Kentucky Aquaculture Association (KAA) Meeting