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Monday, November 25, 2013

‘Aquaponics for Everyone’ scheduled in White Salmon
As of Friday, November 22, 2013

#Gardeners looking to produce even more of their own food may want to consider one of the upcoming classes in aquaponics scheduled in White Salmon.

#What is aquaponics? Growing fish and plants together in a symbiotic system...MORE


Aquaponics team, from left, Naomi Rosenberg, Gareth Coleman, Paulo Marini and Jeronimo SuaraezTodmorden sustainable food garden launches

3:30pm Friday 22nd November 2013

Supporters of the Incredible Edible Movement in Todmorden now hope students will take on board the lessons which can be learned from growing plants by aquaponics, a water-based system which uses fish to provide nutrients for plants.  MORE


Students take sixth at nationals
Posted Nov. 22, 2013 @ 8:49 am

Hillsdale, Mich.

Jonesville High School junior FFA members Kelsey Kessler (left) and Cassondra Hines stand beside their presentation board outlining the bases of their project growing lettuce and tomatoes using aquaponics. The girls placed sixth at the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky., earning a Silver Award.JONESVILLE — Monday night's Jonesville Community Schools Board of Education meeting started off with the recognition of four students who were recently honored for their hard work.

Junior FFA members Kelsey Kessler and Cassondra Hines earned Silver Awards at the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky., for their sixth place finish with their science fair project...MORE


Happy Blue Tilapia at Worm's Way IndianaNOVEMBER 22, 2013

Welcome to the third installment of the
  Beginner Series: Aquaponics Tips.
Today we are discussing, tip #5. To catch up on tips #1-#4, check back to our previous installments.

Tip #5:  Feed Your Fish Top Quality Food...MORE


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A farm for the future


Lettuce grown horizontally helps increase yields by maximizing the use of space. 
VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLY AN AMBITIOUS, NEW FORT MYERS FARM aquaponic, organic, urban, sustainable, scalable, patent-pending and out to make significant headway toward saving the world — plans to cater to some of the world’s poorest and most affluent citizens at the same time.

Located in an industrial area off Metro Parkway, it combines tilapia fish farming and hydroponic vegetable production in a circulating system that has wideranging applications. Those include...MORE


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Four Hard Questions About Commercial Aquaponics.

It is always on my mind to identify and clarify the most common reasons some farm projects succeed and some fail.   There is a multitude of reasons both ways,...MORE


6 Ways to Feed 11 Billion People
By By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer | LiveScience.com – Wed, Nov 20, 2013

Feeding the world's growing population will not be an easy task. By 2100, it's estimated that there will be 11 billion people on the planet, 3 billion more than there are today. And 870 million people worldwide are already chronically hungry.

The planet can definitely produce enough food for 11 billion people, experts say, but whether....MORE


Combined Fish-Vegetable Farming Catching On

November 18, 2013

BALTIMORE — The fish don’t like strangers.

Ellen Perlman pours a scoop of fish food into one of four blue plastic tanks at Chesapeake Aquaponics, about half an hour from Baltimore. Picture a giant kiddie pool that's deep enough to stand in up to your belly.

“You would think we have piranhas here,” she said, expecting a torrent of tilapia to froth the water’s surface but it...MORE



The Mountain View Market Co-Op is hosting an Aquaponics Workshop which will explain this innovative, sustainable growing system where fish & plants are grown together, benefiting each other.  Aquaponic systems allow growers, gardeners, and farmers to reduce the use of a limited water supply and...MORE


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