Writer: Kathleen Phillips, 979-845-2872, firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Dr. Joe Masabni, 903-834-6191, email@example.com
OVERTON — Aquaponics for hobbyists or commercial farms will be the topic for a workshop July 29 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1710 Farm-to-Market Road 3053 N., Overton.
“Whether a person is interested in finding out how to start or has already begun and wants to learn more, this workshop will provide the information needed,” said Dr. Joe Masabni, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service horticulturist, Overton.
Masabni will teach the course along with Jim Bundscho, Montgomery County Master Gardener and aquaponics expert.
The event will be from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. The fee is $40 per person or $60 per couple. Registration is available at https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/Aquaponics, by calling 979-845-2604, or onsite the day of the event.
Following the opening session on a general introduction to aquaponics, the morning sessions will include information on homeowner and commercial systems. Following lunch, there will be a session on aquaponic system management, a question and answer session, and a tour of the aquaponics greenhouse at the Overton facility.
For further information, contact Masabni at firstname.lastname@example.org or 903-834-6191.