PETERSBURG, Va. — The Aquaculture Program at Virginia State University has scheduled a fish cage-building workshop on April 27 from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at VSU’s Randolph Farm, located at 4415 River Road, Ettrick.
Free and open to the public, the workshop is designed for anyone with a farm pond who is interested in raising fish in cages for profit or personal consumption.
Participants will learn the basics of cage aquaculture and construct a fish cage. Cage-building materials will be provided but participants are encouraged to bring leather gloves, tin snips, a tape measure, cutting pliers and protective goggles.
Registration is limited to 20 and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. To register, visit VSU’s Cooperative Extension events calendar at www.ext.vsu.edu. For more information or for persons with a disability who desire assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Debra B. Jones at email@example.com or call 804-524-5496/ TDD 800-828-1120 during business hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations no later than five days prior to the event.
— Virginia Cooperative Extension