WSIU InFocus Segment Archives
To stay competitive in today's market, farmers have to diversify. InFocus has found a local farmer who has done just that. SIU Aquaculture Specialist Paul Hitchens introduces us to Bill Timpner, a grain farmer from Pinckneyville, Illinois who began raising fish in a strip mine pond on his family's property around 2000. Together, Hitchens and Timpner demonstrate what it takes to farm fish in this look at an actual harvest.
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