Events Calendar

Freshwater shrimp workshop

Monday, March 04, 2013, 06:30pm - 09:00pm

FRESHWATER SHRIMP PRODUCTION WORKSHOP: A shrimp production workshop will be held in the Halifax County Cooperative Extension auditorium located at the USDA Government Center, 171 South Main St., Halifax on March 4 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Participants can learn about pond preparation, fertilization, stocking, feeding, water quality, pond management, economics and marketing tips. The workshop will be presented by Dr. Brian Nerrie of Virginia State University Aquaculture Extension and Eddie Cochran of Strawberry Creek Shrimp Farm, Chatham. Participants are asked to pre-register for the no-cost workshop by calling the Halifax Extension Office at 434-476-2147 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .