Monday, April 14, 2014

Aquaculture Workshop Taylor County FL

Aquaculture Workshop

Friday, April 25, 2014

9:30 am to 4pm

Cost: $25.00 per person, includes lunch

Location: Forest Capital Hall

203 Forest Park Drive, Perry FL 32348

Ph: 850-838-3508

AGENDA and REGISTRATION FORMS below, or can be found at


Email: for More Information




Workshop Fee: $25.00 per person

Make checks payable to: Taylor County Reef Research Team

Please mail the attached Registration form to:

University of Florida Taylor County Extension Office

Attn: Mrs. Kristy Anderson

203 Forest Park Drive

Perry, FL   32348



9:30 -10:00 am                  Registration and Welcoming Remarks

10:00 – 11:00 am                             Aquaponics and Hydroponics

Dr. Richard Tyson, Orange County Extension Director, University of Florida.

11:00 – 12:00 pm                            Marine Ornamental Aquaculture

Mr. Carlos Martinez, Aquaculture Extension Specialist, Ruskin Tropical Aquaculture Lab, University of Florida.

12:00 – 1:00 pm                               Lunch provided

1:00 – 2:00 pm                  Marine and Freshwater Baitfish Culture


Dr. Cortney Ohs, Associate Professor and Indian River Research Extension Center Aquaculture Director, University of Florida.


2:00 – 3:00 pm                                 Shellfish Aquaculture and Shellfish Restoration Programs


                                                            Mrs. Leslie Sturmer, Florida Sea Grant, Statewide Shellfish Aquaculture Specialist, University of Florida.


Mr. LeRoy Creswell, Florida Sea Grant Regional Education Coordinator, University of Florida.


3:00 – 4:00 pm                  Aquaculture Business Planning


                                                            Mr. Geoff Wallat, Extension Agent, Marine and Natural Resources, University of Florida                                                                      and Taylor County.


4:00 pm                                             Wrap-Up and Adjourn



The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. For more information on obtaining other UF/IFAS Extension publications, contact your county's UF/IFAS Extension office.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A & M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Nick T. Place, dean for UF/IFAS Extension.

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Checks Payable to: Taylor County Reef Research Team



Mail the Check and attached Registration form to:

University of Florida Taylor County Extension Office

Attn: Mrs. Kristy Anderson

203 Forest Park Drive

Perry, FL   32348



Geoff Wallat

Marine and Natural Resources Extension Agent

University of Florida - Taylor County

Ph. 850-838-3508  Ext. 305


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