Langston University Aquaculture


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February 26, 2015

Contact: George Luker, Aquaculture Specialist, Langston University Aquaculture, (405) 466-3077,; Courtney Jordan, Communication Specialist, (405) 466-6122,


Langston University Reschedules Aquaculture Workshop

The Langston University Aquaculture Program canceled the Feb. 28 workshop due to inclement weather. The workshop has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 4, 2015. The presentations for aquaculture hobbyists and commercial producers will take place at the E.L. Holloway Research, Education and Extension Center located on the main campus. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. and the workshop starts at 9:00 a.m. The workshop will focus on the increasing interest in aquaponic production, processing and marketing.

Langston University is located 12 miles east of Guthrie on OK Highway 33. Attendees will be directed to the meeting site with Aquaculture workshop signs. Registration and attendance is free. A catfish lunch ($10) will be available with advanced registration or you may bring your lunch. The deadline for advanced registration is Feb. 23, 2015. Persons may register by telephone or e-mail. For additional information contact: Mr. George Luker, Aquaculture Specialist,, office (405) 466-3077.


The Cooperative Extension Program at Langston University provides educational programs to individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion or disability. Issued in furtherance of the Extension Work Act of September 29, 1977 in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture.



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Aquaculture Programs

LANGSTON UNIVERSITY AQUACULTURE Programs exist to produce and provide to our Oklahoma aquaculturists and pond owners the information and technology necessary to profitably manage fish farms and ponds in an ecologically sustainable manner for profit, home food production and recreation. We also believe the public  must understand the aquatic environment to properly manage and regulate activities related to these resources.

  To these ends, we have developed a program of research, extension and education that will help insure a profitable and environmentally  sound use of the aquatic resources of Oklahoma.


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Research is the foundation of our program and is conducted at the Langston University Aquaculture Facility. The facility consists of 46 research ponds from 0.1 to 0.5 acres in size, a fish hatchery and research laboratory.  Research at Langston University is designed to provide Oklahoma fish culturists with the latest scientifically based culture techniques applicable to our region.  We work closely with fish farmers in an effort to understand and respond to their needs. Projects are designed to work in harmony with aquatic environmental processes to increase profitability and reduce dependence on outside resources.

Information produced by research and information on aquatic related topics are presented to our clientele through  the Aquaculture Extension Program in easily accessible and  readily understandable formats.  Extension personnel are available for personal consultation, on-site visits, workshops and field days.

Goals: Our goals are to:

  • Help develop and support a profitable and environmentally sustainable commercial aquaculture industry in Oklahoma through research and education.

  • Provide clientele with factual and easily accessible information in a timely manner.

  • Improve pond management statewide for commercial, food and recreational purposes.

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