Aquaponics

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US (NJ): School 8 receives $1,000 grant from Lieutenant Governor’s Office for new aquaponics system

The New Jersey Lieutenant Governor's Office awarded the Paterson School District with a $1,000 grant that will allow students at Public School No. 8 to monitor and care for an aquaponics system. The aquaponics system will also inspire creativity and create excitement in the learning environment and will…

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US (NC): Aquaponics make a vegetable donation at UNC Charlotte

UNC Charlotte's Aquaponics Club built an aquaponic system to grow their food inside Cameron Hall. On Nov. 14, Sophia Ritter, Sophie Barnett, and their team of 26 volunteers from the club harvested 18 heads of lettuce and 443 grams of arugula that were then donated to the Jamil Niner Student Pantry. This…

UK: Southampton farm is raising funds to realize aquaponic farm

New Forest Aquaponics CIC is setting up a community-owned aquaponics farm. They are raising money to move to the next stage towards our goal. The farm is located in Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom. "New Forest Aquaponics CIC needs to fundraise for the cost of becoming a Community Benefit Society…

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UK: Trafalgar Property moves into hydroponics

Trafalgar Property Group has made its first step in its move into hydroponics. The residential property developer has acquired assets and leasehold premises from May Barn Horticultural Consultancy, which is controlled by Trafalgar Property director Dr. Paul Challinor, for £30,000. This is a dedicated…

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Site potentials for upscaled aquaponics in a Berlin case study

Sustainably feeding the rapidly growing urban populations requires resource-efficient food production solutions, such as aquaponics. To assess its upscaled fruition in city regions, we applied system analysis to depict determinants of aquaponics at a mesoscale. Using Berlin as a case study, site…

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Israel invests in water-based agriculture and aquaculture

“We are all looking for sustainable ways to produce food and to find new protein sources, and in Israel, there is a lot of innovation and research,” says Michal Levi, chief scientist and senior deputy director general of Israel’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. Already active in…

Technical college and church install aquaponic system in Costa Rica

A partnership between Western Dakota Technical College and Rimrock Church is establishing food, hope and friendship in an impoverished community in Costa Rica. In July and August, four WDT faculty members and two WDT students – plus Rimrock Church’s youth pastor, Josh Hodgson, and a team of nine fathers…

US (AR): Center of Excellence in Aquaculture receives $109k grant for aquaponic research

Dr. Nicholas Romano, Extension specialist and interim director of the Center of Excellence in Aquaculture and Fisheries at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), has received a $109,000 grant from the US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) to conduct aquaponic…


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