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Fish Farming

To stay competitive in today's market, farmers have to diversify, and InFocus has found one who has done that in our area. Paul Hitchens, SIU Aquaculture Specialist, introduces us to Bill Timpner, a grain farmer from Pinckneyville, IL, who began raising fish in a strip mine pond on his family's property around 2000. Together, they show us what it takes to farm fish with a look at an actual harvest.

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