WILBERFORCE, Ohio — Water quality was highlighted during the recent Central State University Extension (CSUE) Aquaponics Water Quality Field Day at the Central State University Aquaponics Demonstration Center on the CSU Research and Demonstration Farm.
Speakers included Kumar Nedunuri, CSU Professor, Environmental Sciences, and CSUE Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Leader Alcinda (Cindy) Folck, as well as Matt Smith, OSU Aquaculture Specialist.
The hands-on workshop provided instruction on the different types of water quality monitoring equipment. Both demonstration and research aquaponics systems are operated by CSU.
The CSU demonstration aquaponic system raises tilapia with a variety of greens and herbs. The field day was free to all participants; the program is funded by a NIFA/USDA grant.
For more information about the aquaponics program, contact Folck at afolck@CentralState.edu.
— Central State University