September 8, 9am–3pmWhere
Calala’s Water Haven 421 State Route 60 S, New London, OH 44851
Those involved in raising fish, interested in getting involved in aquaculture or those who just have a farm pond and want know how to take better care of it are invited to the End of Summer Worshop.
Bill Lynch will be doing water weed identification, so attendees are welcome to bring a weed sample so it can be identified. Lynch also will be looking at various ways to control those weeds, including natural as well as chemical methods.Dr. Laura Tiu from OSU South Centers will be doing water quality testing procedures, showing how to use a test kit to identify different water quality parameters to improve pond health. Bob Calala will be covering aeration. His farm has several aerators in operation; particpants can see how they actually work and how effective they are.A representative from YSI will be there to demonstrate some of the latest electronic testing equipment and maybe offer some discounts to participants.
Calala’s Water Haven is a 132- acre aquaculture facility and a 50-year-old family fish farm with 60 ponds covering 90 acres. Calala’s also has 30,000 gallons of recirculating systems and flow through tanks and indoor facilities in case of inclement weather.Register by Aug. 31 to Steven Fawcett, 136 W. Main St., New London, OH 44851, email [email protected] or call 419-929-1417. The workshop is free; lunch is $10. Make checks payable to Ohio Aquaculture Association.