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5th National Aquaculture Extension Workshop/Conference



This fifth Workshop/Conference for Extension was chaired by Jimmy L. Avery.


  1. Learn successful approaches to problem-solving through case studies that can be replicated in other states (i.e., lessons learned).
  2. Demonstrate and conduct hands-on experiences with state-of-the-art computer applications for improving delivery of extension programs.
  3. Identify national extension priorities and critical issues with development of corresponding action plans for implementation.
  4. Identify potential interregional extension projects, such as curriculum development or national decision-support databases.
  5. Share educational materials and programs in addition to expertise.
  6. Strengthen regional and national communication networks to improve services to our clientele.
  7. Examine successful extension components and outcomes to research projects and develop approaches to improve integration nationwide.
  8. Develop a collective strategy to define extension’s role in measuring impacts of RAC projects and collaboration with others in academia and the private sector.
  9. Improve  business management skills related to aquaculture and enhance knowledge concerning marketing of aquatic products.


Principal Investigator(s)/Institution Objectives Funding
Jimmy L. Avery (Mississippi State) 1-9 $5,000



Workshop Outline.pdf

Project Number: 5

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