Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2017: $20,406.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2019
Grant Recipient: Blue Iris Fish Farm
Region: North Central
Blue Iris Fish Farm
This species summary is based on research efforts that occurred between 2008 and 2020 with support from six Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension (SARE) grants. While the target species was yellow perch, many of the results and outcomes can be applied to other species including members of the genus Lepomis as well as other percids. The author, Bill West of Blue Iris Fish Farm, Black Creek, WI was either the administrator of the grants herein referenced or a major participant of same. The SARE grants referenced were all conducted within the North Central Region of SARE.
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This product is associated with the project "Increasing Farm Income and Diversification By Converting Abandoned Manure Pits Into Aquaculture Production Facilities"
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.