The Great Lakes perch supply is plunging, and some restaurants are limiting sales of that Friday night fish fry staple. However, the Farmory in Green Bay is raising perch in hopes people won’t have to search for a plate of deep fried fish. After two years of research and development, perch are thriving inside The […]
The Friday night fish fry—a staple of Northeast Wisconsin—is in trouble, with most of the fish on your Friday plate, imported. The Farmory, in partnership with UW-Green Bay’s College of Science, Engineering and Technology, is on a mission to change the tide, be creating a perch hatchery right here, in Northeast Wisconsin. Read more and […]
Dean John Katers (College of Science, Engineering and Technology) has been named as a new board member for The Farmory. Read the full article from Insight Publications.
The Farmory, which is in partnership with UW-Green Bay, is making a difference in the Green Bay community in many different ways, from providing fresh perch to giving volunteers the opportunity to learn about aquaculture and hydroponics. Ken Webb, a research associate with Natural and Applied Sciences at UW-Green Bay, is overseeing the project. Read more from the […]
Roger Bindl, as a part of his video series on Aquaponics in Wisconsin, has released two videos about UW-Green Bay and The Farmory. The partnership primarily focuses on opening Wisconsin’s first research-based, full-scale year-round commercial fish hatchery. Watch a visit with The Farmory and The Farmory working to hatch perch. Aquaponics in Wisconsin – A visit with […]
The partnership between UW-Green Bay and The Farmory is working to breed yellow perch. The hope is that the project will be able to reduce the cost of fish fry dinners while also increasing the quality. As well, the project allows young people to become involved in locally-sourced food options. Read the full story in Outdoor […]
Researchers in Green Bay hope to reduce the cost of Wisconsin’s traditional Friday night fish fry by working with The Farmory to set up breeding tanks for the popular yellow perch, which is becoming hard to find in the wild. UW-Green Bay researcher Ken Webb is proud to report that the perch grown at The Farmory will actually be yellow perch, versus […]
Before the end of the year, Green Bay will have the first researched-based, year-round commercial fish hatchery in the state thanks to UW-Green Bay and The Farmory. UW-Green Bay researcher Ken Webb spoke with WHBY.