March is a great month to start seeds for a summer garden.
Aquaponic Technology is composed of two basic components: aquaculture for farming aquatic fresh water animals like tilapia, catfish or crawfish, and the hydroponic system for growing edible crops without soil, usually in limited space.
Environmental Protection to host seminar on aquaculture
Published Mar 17, 2012
Government is to host a workshop for persons interested in commercial aquaculture.
Called Intensive Indoor Aquaculture and Aquaponics, the workshop is specifically designed for Bermudians interested in aquaculture as a business, investment or career choice.
Lettuce, fish farm revived, more efficient than before
Owner-operators Joe and Jo Heineman started Natural Green Farms in October 2007 at 615 Marquette St., a largely vacant former industrial building. They raised tilapia in tanks and used the fish waste solution, or emulsion, to fertilize Bibb lettuce and basil.
Read more: http://www.journaltimes.com/news/local/lettuce-fish-farm-revived-more-efficient-than-before/article_73f66616-6fb2-11e1-b052-0019bb2963f4.html#ixzz1pUvCapI7
Friday, March 16, 2012
Open Source Aquaponics
Britta Riley wanted to grow her own food (in her tiny apartment). So she and her friends developed a system for growing plants in discarded plastic bottles -- researching, testing and tweaking the system using social media, trying many variations at once and quickly arriving at the optimal system. Call it distributed DIY. And the results? Delicious.
Aquaponics progress - building the greenhouse
The hungry insurgent
Are you one of those folks who believes that the hard times are still ahead, that the mayor is going to get you to pay for a new billion-dollar sports palace, that the Congress is going to buy you a new three-trillion dollar war—who notices that gas is getting expensive, that the climate is changing, that lots of mortgages are underwater and that your retirement plan has mostly disappeared? And you wonder: How am I going to eat?
Aquaponics USA Travels to Tucson, Arizona - Part 1 of 4
This is the first of a four-part series showing the building, installation and testing of three Aquaponics USA Food Forever™ Growing Systems as they are placed in three inner city Elementary Schools in Tucson, Arizona.
Wellington students need votes to gain extra funding
Krista Bryce, Daily NewsPublished: Saturday, March 10, 2012
The sustainable food production system project, which aims to grow trout in a tank using hydroponics with the intention to reintroduce the fish to local streams, has been put on hold unti
Commercial aquaponics.. viable or not.. and why?So much discussions have come about regarding the viability of aquaponics as a business.
Can it work, or not?
In Canada (Toronto specifically) the focus for local has been huge. Being in a cold climate we cannot source certain products locally, and they come from California, or Mexico. I have no experience running aquaponics on a huge level (I've got a small setup on the second floor of my restaurant)
But what I dont get, is why is a hyroponic/greenhouse setup selling, say cucumbers viable?
Aquaponics Fundraising Event
We will have micro aquaponics units available for everyone to see, and we will be able to answer any and all questions about aquaponics in general.
Our guest speaker, Sylvia Bernstein, is joining us from the USA. Sylvia is one of the foremost spokespeople foe aquaponics and is the founder of Aquaponics Gardening,
Eco living in a global village: does the Earth move you, too?
I don’t know what I’d expected, but I had this vague, inexplicable idea that my first ever glimpse inside an urban eco village apartment would reveal to me some kind of vegan science fiction world of indoor vertical aquaponics, compost-fuelled stoves and bicycle-powered blenders. Or something. The reality was so much more… well, ordinary.
Aquaponics and Water Chemistry
Normal water biochemistry and biology will be really uncomplicated, and drinking water ought to be grasped to have a productive aquaponic procedure. It’s the only element on the planet by natural means in several forms sound, fruit juice and gasoline. Your drinking water is operated from the rate of substances. A particle to be the littlest compound of a element which can continue to keep its natural and chemical type id.
Aquaponics USA Installs a Food Forever™ Growing System at Davis Bilingual Elementary SchoolThe Davis Bilingual Elementary School in Tucson, Arizona was the first site of three Tucson Elementary schools to receive Food Forever™ Growing Systems during the whirlwind installation project conducted by Aquaponics USA and the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona
aquaponics 4 yousystem. Aquaponics is in reality a system the region or business oriented cultivator can utilize to settle on factories a very pleasant tactic and keep an important fresh water striped bass ecosystem system exceedingly. Facilities may just be harvest, vegetables and fruits plus one of your striped bass (muskie) population/species.
Portland Purple Water partnership spreads tools, gospel of rainwater management
Boise credit union awards grants to 11 local teachers
2012 Monterey Bay Regional Business Plan Competition attracts 17 local entries
They will enter a "fever pitch" elimination round at Cal State Monterey Bay on Friday. Each company representative will give a five-minute pitch to get into the finals May 4 at the Monterey Institute of International Studies where the top prize is $50,000 in cash and services.
Well, that has caught me up a bit. So see very soon
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