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

OCTOBER 23, 2014
1:00 PM

Immediately following the
VSU AQUACULTURE FIELD DAY


REGISTRATION for FIELD DAY
REQUIRED BY OCTOBER 20


27th_Annual_Aquaculture_Field_Day.pdf
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If you have an issue you would like
us to include on our meeting agenda
for discussion, please e-mail:
John Hofmeyer, President


Wednesday, NOVEMBER 12
VSU’s Small Farm Family Conference in Suffolk

            Virginia farmers, landowners and agricultural professionals will convene at the Hilton Garden Inn at 100 East Constance Road in Suffolk Wednesday, Nov.12 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for Virginia State University’s annual Small Farm Family Conference.

            Participants will have opportunities to attend various concurrent educational workshops to learn of strategies promoting small farm profitability and sustainability.

            As keynote speaker, Jennifer Dougherty, audit programs coordinator with USDA’s Marketing Service, will discuss good agricultural and good handling practices.

            Registration fee of $25 per person or $40 per couple includes buffet breakfast and awards luncheon.  Registration is free for children 16 and under.

Register online by Oct. 31 at: http://goo.gl/forms/vB5u4j5gyE

OR, by contacting Mark Klingman at (804) 524-5493 or email mklingman@vsu.edu.  Anyone needing special services or accommodations should contact Klingman in advance to discuss arrangements.

IN THE NEWS



27th Annual
Aquaculture Field Day

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23   8:30 am
Virginia State University
RSVP by Oct. 20


Stations:
1. Freshwater Shrimp Production
2. Trout Fly Fishing
3. Feeding and Water Quality
4. Bird Predation Control
5. Catfish Seining and Harvest
6. Aquaponics
7. Trout Cage Culture
8. Healthy Fish Preparation as Food
9. VSU Fish Health Diagnosis Program
10. Youth Aquaculture Program


Following the Field Day, the Virginia Aquaculture Association (VAA) will have a short Board meeting to discuss nominations for Board elections and other business.Members of the VAA are encouraged to attend and volunteer to serve for 2015.

RSVP FOR FIELD DAY by Oct. 20 to
Brian L. Nerrie, Ph.D.
Extension Specialist, Aquaculture
Box 9081, Virginia State University
Petersburg, VA 23806
804 524 5903
bnerrie[at]vsu.edu

FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THE VAA BOARD MEETING, contact:
John Hofmeyer, VAA President 
vaoutdrsman[at]gmail.com





 


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