All in person workshops around the state have been postponed until the further notice. Please look for our virtual workshops and webinars starting in April.  

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Our next Q&A on Aquaculture, Aquaponics, and FarmPond Issues is this coming Monday (June 29) at 1 pm. We have two excitingprograms on tap for us.  The first program is on “Solar Applications with Backyard Aquaponics.” This is scheduledfor Tuesday, July 21, from 10 to 11 am. John Ignosh and Bob Lane will be ourpresenters for the program. 

The second one is “Selling Aquaculture Products atFarmers Markets.” The program is slated for Tuesday, July 28, from 10 to 11 am.The presenters will be Theresa Nartea and Jonathan van Senten.  

The third program that we need to discuss anddevelop further is “Aquaculture for Homesteading: Rural and Urban.” I believethat Homesteading at a small scale approach will be a solid trend this year. Infact, it is off to a strong start with a movement to rural areas and the newhigh interest for urban backyard homesteading. Urban Homesteading has beengaining speed for some time now. Aquaculture needs to be a part of this moment.

 

Here is the link for our meeting. If you have any problemsigning on, let me know.

 

 https://virginiatech.zoom.us/j/97649911166

 David Crosby, PhD, Past President

Virginia Academy of Science

 

Fish Health Specialist

Aquaculture Program

Virginia State University

PO Box 9081

Petersburg, VA 23806

Ofc: 804/524-3653

Cell: 804/712-3771