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Webinar to Showcase Benefits of Aquaponics Systems

Posted: Fri, May 13, 2016

Webinar to Showcase Benefits of Aquaponics Systems

A series of webinars discussing aquaculture production will be hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Fisheries and Aquaculture Specialist D. Allen Pattillo.

The 12-part series will be held on Zoom, with the first webinar taking place on May 18 at 2 p.m. The initial webinar in the series is called Aquaponics: How to Do it Yourself. Registration can be completed online at
Other topics in the series will include: dietary guidelines, retail and food service, social media marketing, the economic impacts of aquaculture regulations, biosecurity and FSIS catfish inspections.

Aquaponics systems can be used either in home or commercial operations. Participants in the webinar series will better understand aquaponics production methods and systems, operational management and products. The realities of economic viability, food safety and environmental sustainability will also be discussed.

Aquaponics provides producers an environmentally conscious way to produce and sell more U.S. farm-raised seafood. The webinars provide an opportunity to learn more about U.S. aquaculture and how it meets needs to provide safe, sustainable, local seafood for consumers.

Along with ISU Extension and Outreach, the webinar series is presented by the National Aquaculture Association, North Central Regional Aquaculture Center and the United States Aquaculture Society.

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