Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2018: $22,404.00
Projected End Date: 02/28/2020
Grant Recipient: Black Dog Fish Farm LLC
Region: North Central
Brad La Fave
Black Dog Fish Farm LLC
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 "Developing a “Cold Banking” system for perch which would provide an available supply of fish for indoor grow-out facilities throughout winter."