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Posted 26 October 2009 - 10:08 AM

Please forward this announcement to your clients and any interested parties:



The Ohio State University Aquaculture Research and Development Integration Program is hosting a Baitfish Culture Workshop

Thursday, November 12, 2009, 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm at the Agricultural Incubator Foundation Center in Bowling Green Ohio.



Highlights:
* Two renowned baitfish research and extension specialists, Dr. Carol Engle and Dr. Nathan Stone,

from the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff Aquaculture and Fisheries Department

will be presenting topics on baitfish culture.



* A tour of the OSU Baitfish Research Culture systems and the Aquaponics project

* Presentations on pond fertilization for baitfish, report on a recent Baitfish Markets Survey,

and review of baitfish culture techniques developed at OSU



Cost: $15.00 per person


Foundation website at: http://www.kwestcommunications.com/AIF/



RSVP to Geoff Wallat (contact info below)



Tentative Agenda:



Baitfish Culture Workshop

Ohio State University

OARDC and OSU Extension



Thursday, November 12, 2009, 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Agricultural Incubator Foundation Center

13737 Middleton Pike (State Route 582)
Bowling Green, OH 43402 Phone: 419-823-3099



Please RSVP by Friday, November 6th ($15.00 per person)

RSVP to Geoff Wallat OSU South Centers

1864 Shyville Road

Piketon, OH 45661

Phone: 740-289-2071 ext 146 or Ohio only 800-297-2072

Email: wallat1@ag.osu.edu



Tentative Agenda



1:00-1:30 pm Sign In and Welcome



1:30-2:00pm Hidden costs in small scale aquaculture Dr. Carol Engle,

Center Director and Department Chair

University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff - Aquaculture and Fisheries Department



2:00-2:30pm Culture techniques for baitfish in Arkansas Dr. Nathan Stone,

Extension Section Leader/Specialist Aquaculture

University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff - Aquaculture and Fisheries Department



2:30-2:45pm Pond Fertilization Overview Geoff Wallat, OSU



2:45-3:50pm Tour of Facilities Shawn McWhorter, OSU



4:00-4:15pm Ohio Baitfish Retailers survey Laura Tiu, OSU



4:15-4:30pm Baitfish Research at OSU (on-station, on-farm)

Shawn McWhorter, OSU Bowling Green Center



4:30-4:45pm Grower response - Mr. Tom Yingling, Co- Owner,

Woodside Farms Aquaculture



4:45-5:00pm Q & A and dialog



Directions from North or Southbound I-75

Take the OH-582 WEST exit, EXIT 187 off I-75, toward LUCKEY/HASKINS.

Turn WEST onto MIDDLETON PIKE/OH-582 for 2.4 miles.

13737 MIDDLETON PIKE is on the LEFT.

AIF Phone Number: 419-823-3099





Geoff Wallat

Aquaculture Specialist

Ohio Center for Aquaculture Research and Development

1864 Shyville Road

Piketon OH 45661

740-289-2071 ext 146

Ohio Only 800-297-2072

Campus 2-4900

Fax 740-289-4591

website: http://southcenters.osu.edu/aqua/



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