Sessions Tagged With 'commercial aquaculture producers'

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Reducing Aquaculture Species Mortality

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 12:30 pm EDT - Presented by John Mann

The webinar date has changed, it is now on Wednesday, May 10 @ 12:30 PM ET. The salmon mortality rate continues to increase—as much as 30% higher by some accounts—resulting in significant economic losses to salmon producers. Much of this loss is attributed to fish health....

Getting started with aquaculture

Monday, April 10, 2017 at 7:00 pm EDT

Aquaculture, Elliot Nelson, Michigan Sea Grant Extension Monday, April 10, 2017, 7-9pm Aquaculture, or ‘fish farming’ is finding a place on more Michigan farms. Elliot will explain the options, techniques, opportunities and challenges of this unique enterprise. ...

Applying a Test Developed to Combat Obesity and Diabetes to Improve Growth in Fish, Mollusks, and Crustaceans

Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 6:00 pm EDT - Presented by Benjamin Renquist, Vanessa Weldon

Zebrafish have become an increasingly common model organism used in biomedical research to address human health issues. Research performed in zebrafish may advance methods that can be applied to improve aquaculture. While working at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Dr....

Webinar: Animal Welfare Standards and Commercial Aquaculture Operations

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT

Environmental and ethical considerations are playing an increasing role in the food purchasing decisions of consumers and retailers. The scrutiny of producers’ animal welfare practices is intensifying and animal welfare standards, voluntary and mandatory, are proliferating....

2012 eXtension Virtual Workshop Day 4 - Aquaponics

Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 3:30 pm EST - Presented by Patricia Duncan

Day 4 – Aquaponics 2:30 PM Central Time Patricia Duncan, Fort Valley State University - Aquaponics 1 hour For the full workshop schedule go to

2012 eXtension Virtual Aquaculture Workshop - Day 1 Introduction to Aquaculture

Monday, November 12, 2012 at 3:30 pm EST - Presented by David Cline, Vanessa Weldon, Matt Parker

Day 1 - Introduction to Aquaculture David Cline, Auburn University - Aquaculture: What is it? Is it important? Why should I care? 30 minutes Matt Parker, University of Maryland Sea Grant Extension - Business planning/economics 30 minutes For full workshop schedule Nov. 12...