Call for research needs in aquaponics

The Aquaponic Association is putting out a research opportunity for aquaponic farmers, either vertical- or greenhouse growers. Aquaponic Association's research director Paul…

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Deep diving into the metabolics of aquaponics

Aquaponic greenhouse grower de Ceuvel is organizing an on-site workshop on 3 September at their production facility in Amsterdam. Program: Aquaponics basics and principles The…

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Hongkong farm grows basil and fish in skyscraper

Hong Kong has more skyscrapers than any other city, so it's not surprising that just 0.6% of its land is farmed. The city currently produces less than 2% of the fresh vegetables eaten there, but one agritech startup wants to change that. In a 20,000-square-foot industrial warehouse in Hong Kong's Tai Po…

Hamilton student develops aquaponic system

Twentythree year old Andy Jian knows how to capture an ecosystem. On autumn days in 2021, he would go to the Hamilton golf course pond and scoop soil, plants, and water into mason jars. He simply wanted to let these fester on his windowsill and explore the question: what happens to the environment in a…

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An IoT labelled dataset for aquaponics fish pond water quality monitoring system

Aquaculture, which is the breeding of fishes in artificial ponds, seems to be gaining popularity among urban and suburban dwellers in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Tenant aquaculture enables individuals, irrespective of their profession, to grow fish locally in a little space. However, there are…

Food On The Move uses aquaponics in north Tulsa to help end food desert

Food On The Move, a mobile food initiative, has been working to end food deserts in Tulsa since 2014. Rusty Rowe, a Programs Manager for Food on the Move, said they have been using aquaponics since March 2022. “We control the entire environment, and we can do year-around growing in this system with less…

Feeding communities with New Mexico’s first commercial, vertical aquaponics farm

Andrew Neighbour, owner of Desert Verde Farm in Santa Fe, has built an aquaponics indoor commercial farm that uses no chemical herbicides, pesticides, or other artificial additives to grow a variety of leafy greens, herbs, and microgreens that can be delivered the same day they are harvested. “Neighbour…

Aquaponics conference theme: ecosystems for change

The Aquaponics Association announces the theme of the 11th Annual Aquaponics Conference: Ecosystems for Change. Check out the conference homepage for more information and special Early Bird rates: Conference Homepage. Ecosystems for Change has a double meaning. The theme refers to both a recirculating aquaponic ecosystem of fish, plants,…

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Aquaponics beneficial for fish, plant growth and water quality in comparison to hydroponics

Aquaponics is a technique where a recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) and hydroponics are integrated to grow plants and fish in a closed system. This research team investigated if the growth of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) and baby spinach (Spinacia oleracea) would be affected in a coupled…

Achieving autonomy on a biological level: let the plants take care of it

“In agriculture, we are hitting the limits of what we can do with synthetic chemistry, and the only way to become more productive with less is to let biology do the work for us. Aquaponics is one way of doing that,” says Jason Green, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Upward Farms. The…

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Company to mass produce cultured seafood

“We are the first company in the world to use aquaponics in cell-ag"

Jerusalem-based Mermade Seafoods is going to reveal the 'secret sauce' behind its promise to make cultured meat and seafood a commercial reality, starting with the sustainable mass production of scallops. CEO and co-founder Daniel Einhorn will talk about Mermade's breakthrough in OurCrowd's online event…

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"Something like this can be put together in a relatively short amount of time"

If your yard is tiny, or even just a balcony, Jordan Karambelas has a suggestion for growing food organically: a good-looking aquaponics system that uses recycled water enriched by fish poop to irrigate vegetables planted above. Karambelas, a junior at Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach, is a…

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Cultivator from Bihar improves income with aquaponics

48-year Jai Shankar Kumar is a farmer from Bihar. He is a postgraduate in chemistry.  Earlier, Kumar used to grow conventional crops such as maize, wheat, rice as well as coarse grains, but the low monetary returns compelled his family to search for options for better returns. The farmer attended many pieces…

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Imperative role of automation and wireless technologies in aquaponics farming

Food and agriculture are significant aspects that can meet the food demand estimated by the Food Agriculture Organization (FAO) by 2050. In addition to this, the United Nations' sustainable development goals recommended implementing sustainable practices to meet food demand to achieve sustainability.…

Germany: Reclaiming vacant spaces with local food projects and aquaponics

“With our Bushof project, the aim is to enhance a rundown underground passage by constructing a vertical farming aquaponic system. This project demonstrates how urban vacancies can be effectively used for urban farming, while working together with the local community to spread awareness about innovative…

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Gifft Hill School receives $25,000 donation for aquaponics program

Island Green Living recently made a $25,000 donation to Gifft Hill School on St. John to ensure the continued success and expansion of the school’s aquaponics and hydroponics program. The organization donated the aquaponics system to the school in 2020. “We want students to develop a passion for…

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Predicting the harvest in aquaponics must help the growth of combined cultivation

It has already been done, combining fish farming with vegetable growing, but the number of these initiatives in Flanders can be counted on one hand. Reason enough to start the Smart Aquaponics project in 2018. Recently, the project was concluded with a closing event where the University of Liège…

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US (FL): Farm to Turtle showcases clearwater marine aquarium's hydroponics farm

Clearwater Marine Aquarium went through a multimillion-dollar expansion in 2020, updating the facility and moving to rescue and rehabilitate even more sea life. They also welcomed some new and old experiences back to the general public, including one extremely hands-on project that allows guests to see…

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Aquaponics – An African solution to world problems

As we celebrate World Environment Day, it is a sobering thought to think that our world is currently facing the largest food shortage since World War I as a significant portion of the world’s wheat, corn and barley is trapped in Russia and Ukraine as a result of the ongoing war, while an even larger…


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