Learn techniques for raising fish to eat, watch or sell at West Virginia University Extension Services 2009 Aquaculture Forum Saturday, Jan. 17, at the South Branch Inn in Moorefield.

The eventfrom 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.will feature posters and displays with West Virginia aquaculture products. Session topics will range from research highlights to pond management exercises.

Admission is free. Participants should plan to purchase their own lunch at nearby restaurants.

A supplementary field trip to WVU s Reymann Memorial Farm and the National Center for Cool and Cold Water Aquaculture will take place from noon-6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16. A $10 registration fee is due by Friday, Jan. 9, to reserve a spot for the trip (transportation included). Participants will depart from the South Branch Inn.

For lodging information, call 1-800-856-9167.

For more information on the Aquaculture Forum, contact Ken Semmens at 304-293-6131 ext. 4211 or ” ken.semmens@mail.wvu.edu rel=nofollow> ken.semmens@mail.wvu.edu .

WVU Extension Service provides educational programs in all 55 counties in West Virginia. To learn more, visit www.wvu.edu/~exten/ .