Virginia Aquaculture Association
Fish farmers, researchers, teachers, and business professionals
working together for the benefit of the industry since 1991.

 

VA Aquaculture Association
BOARD MEETING

APRIL 16, 2014
3:00 PM

Immediately following the
Cage Production Forum
at Tide Right, LLC Farm
(SEE INFO BELOW)


REGISTRATION REQUIRED
BY APRIL 9

FOR THE CAGE PRODUCTION FORUM

If you have an issue you would like
us to include on our meeting agenda
for discussion, please e-mail:
John Hofmeyer, President


APRIL 16, 2014 8:30 - 3:00
Cage Production Forum in Saluda

          Virginia State University’s Aquaculture Extension Program will conduct an intensive cage production forum on Wednesday, April 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the farm of Donnie Perry on Northwoods Lane off Highway 33 in Saluda. (Physical address:  Tide Right, LLC, 5690 Dogwood Forest Dr., Gloucester, VA 23061)

            For new and prospective fish farmers interested in growing fish in cages, the workshop will include discussions and demonstrations covering cage production, construction and design; and processing, marketing and community supported agriculture.

            A $10 per person registration fee includes lunch.  Register on-line by April 9 at

 http://tinyurl.com/vsufishcage2014.

            For more information, contact Dr. David Crosby, VSU fish health specialist, at (804) 524-5620 or e-mail dcrosby@vsu.edu.

            Anyone needing special services or accommodations should call in advance to discuss arrangements.


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