Get smart, 2004

 

AN INTRODUCTORY COURSE IN COMMERCIAL WARMWATER
AQUACULTURE TO BE HELD ON THE BALLARAT CAMPUS OF THE
UNIVERSITY of BALLARAT



SATURDAY SESSION TIMES: 9 am - 12 noon; 1 pm - 4 pm

SUNDAY SESSION TIMES: 8am - 12 noon; 1 pm to 4 pm

THE FIRST WEEKEND: 24-25/7/04

SESSION 1. INTRODUCTION TO AQUACULTURE AND THE BASIC

BIOLOGY OF VARIOUS INDIGENOUS WARMWATER FISH SPECIES

SESSION 2. WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENT

SESSION 3. POND DESIGN; SITE SELECTION & PREDATOR CONTROL

SESSION 4 PRODUCTION SYSTEMS, PLANKTON PRODUCTION & FISH HUSBANDRY

THE SECOND WEEKEND: 31/7 - 1/8/044

SESSION 5. AQUACULTURAL HARDWARE & INFRASTRUCTURE

SESSION 6. MARKETING

SESSION 7. NUTRITION: GUEST SPEAKER BILL WIADROWSKI

SESSION 8. FISH HEALTH AND PREVENTION OF DISEASE

THE THIRD WEEKEND: 15/ 8/04

VISIT TO A COMMERCIAL FISH & YABBY FARM

THE FINAL WEEKEND: 21-22/ 8/04

SESSION 9. STOCKING; HARVESTING & POST HARVEST HANDLING

SESSION 10. GETTING GOING: THE OPTIONS AND CHOOSING THE
RIGHT ONE FOR YOUR CIRCUMSTANCES

SESSION 11.
OPERATIONAL RECORDS & THEIR INTERPRETATION;
FINE TUNING YOUR OPERATION; PLANNING &
INTERPRETING R & D.

SESSION 12. DEVELOPING A BUSINESS PLAN; OVER VIEW OF
COURSE & GROUP DISCUSSION

ENROLMENTS: ROBYN GRIGG (03) 5334 3510
INFORMATION: JOHN MOSIG (03) 9817 3043