Study on volatiles of lettuce and chicory in aquaponics in association with their microbial community

In this work, an aquaponic cultivation system for Lactuca sativa (L.) and Chicorium intybus (L.) was compared to a hydroponic one, focusing on the main microbial populations…

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Study on the effects of several parameters in an aquaponics system

In this paper, the application of the Adsorptive Stripping Voltammetry-Response Surface Methodology (AdSV-RSM) in the simultaneous determination of copper ions in an…

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Director of marine resources on aquaculture in St. Kitts and Nevis

The COVID-19 pandemic which has caused a major economic global downturn has also created an environment where countries are unwilling to trade with one another as they are more concerned with their own citizens. This was explained by the Director of Marine Resources, Dr. Marc Williams, during an…

Yohei Otake

Bringing aquaponics closer to Japanese society

“As we rely on imported chemical fertilizers here, we believe that food production using recycled resources is essential for our food self-sufficiency rate,” says Yohei Otake, founder of Aquaponics Design Lab. “Not many farmers are growing organically. Whereas organic produce is hardly available and…

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Community partnership cultivates farm at Ocoee charter schools

Project with a purpose: growing food with aquaponics in school backyard

Soon enough, students at Hope Charter and Legacy High schools will be giving a new meaning to the farm-to-table meal concept. That’s because they’re going to be involved in growing their own nutritious food through a four-component farm right in the Ocoee schools’ own backyard.  The Hope Farm, as it’s being…

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Bengaluru women grows 200 varieties in her garden

What started as a survival instinct during last year’s national lockdown, has now become a blooming garden amidst the hustle and bustle of Bengaluru. Jincy Samuel has grown over 200 types of fruits and veggies in a year, in her soil-free 500-square-foot terrace garden. She is growing her plants using…

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Sheffield underground bioponic farm is "green and sustainable

A former builder has transformed unused cellar space into an underground farm to produce fresh herbs and vegetables. Luke Ellis, from Sheffield, grows his produce at Kelham Island using organic soil and food created from waste products and without natural light. The business already sells produce to…

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Aquatic Greens Farm fosters growth in more ways than one

Along with providing fresh produce to the community, Aquatic Greens Farm in Bryan helps support individuals with special needs working on the farm. Sharon Wells established Aquatic Greens Farm in 2013, and with her program over the past two years has been hiring and training adults with special needs to…

Mercer university's partnership furthers greenhouse education

Mercer University College of Education’s AgSTEM partnership with a group of schools in Gwinnett County recently added another collaborator in Grace Hope Church that will further serve the goal of making strides in education and have a profound difference in the lives of nearby community members. The…

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Philippines: government inaugurates first urban aqua farm in Taguig city

The first urban aqua farm of the technical education and skills development (Tesda) of the Philippine government has been inaugurated in its compound in Taguig City on March 15. Tesda secretary Isidro Lapeña said the project signifies the importance of “farming in our urban areas, particularly to our…

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Auburn Aquaponics takes next step in sustainable food production

Brendan Higgins, assistant professor of biosystems engineering, has worked with the University since fall 2016 and is a leading member of Auburn’s ongoing Aquaponics Project.Higgins explained why sustainable agriculture systems are increasingly necessary for the future of food production. “We as a…

Kahnawake receivers grant to enter next phase of aquaponics project

Kahnawake is one step closer to obtaining its own aquaponics farm. During last week’s meeting of the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK), lead of the environment portfolio and MCK chief Cody Rice was granted $60,000 from the MCK in order to move forward with funding submissions, market and sales planning,…

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Kansas city's green acres fish farms offers healthy food to families in need

As more Americans go without enough food during the coronavirus pandemic, one East Community nonprofit is trying to fill a gap in the city's urban core. It's the brainchild of the late local lawmaker Carol Coe. It doesn’t take long to realize Bill Coe is passionate about what he does in the greenhouse at…

Aquaponics association nominates five experts for USDA Advisory Committee

The Aquaponics Association nominated five aquaponics experts to serve on the USDA’s new Advisory Committee on Urban & Innovative Agriculture. The 12-person committee will advise the Secretary of Agriculture on the development of policies and outreach relating to urban, indoor, and other emerging…

Study on basil growth in aquaponics system with catfish

Basil (Ocimum basilicum) was cultivated in Rostock, Northern Germany, in a decoupled aquaponic system with African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) under intensive rearing…

Traveling the world to teach on aquaponic food security

A Plant City family is teaching their community about the importance of food security with Aquaponic systems. “I’ve traveled to 72 different countries doing missionary work,” Pastor Eric Gonyon said. “When I was in Haiti, I saw 4,000 orphans being fed on one of these aquaponic systems.” So, Pastor Gonyon…

Microgreens and edible flowers hugely sought after by high-end restaurants in Hong Kong

For Full Nature Farms, COVID-19 came as a blessing in disguise. The Hong Kong fresh produce market, which has always been relying heavily on imports, suddenly realized the benefits of local produce: reduce carbon footprint, lower transportation costs and even more importantly, a fresher product. “People…

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Organic aquaponics in the European Union

Towards sustainable farming practices in the framework of the new EU regulation

Research by L. Fruscella, B. Kotzen and S. Milliken highlights the sustainable farming practises applied to the new EU regulation.  Under the new Commission Regulation (EU) 2018/848 which has entered into law in January 2021, aquaponic produce cannot be certified as organic in the European Union. Given the…

Umami creates microgreens in the city center

Aquaponics in the heart of Zurich

They produce greens, but they travel to work by streetcar and don't need to put on weatherproof clothing. That's because Umami employees will harvest vegetables and herbs already in the early growth stages, as so-called microgreens. And they do so in a largely self-built facility, on the 4th floor of an…

Apollo Aquaculture Group

An eight-story vertical fish farm

Sometime soon, Apollo Aquaculture Group will have one of the world’s largest vertical fish farms up and running in Singapore. Though construction has been delayed by COVID-19, the farm, once complete, will scale eight stories. Crucially, says the company, it won’t only be the farm’s height that sets it…

"Also fish can be grown vertically"

Sometime soon, Apollo Aquaculture Group will have one of the world’s largest vertical fish farms up and running in Singapore. Though construction has been delayed by COVID-19, the farm, once complete, will scale eight stories. Crucially, says the company, it won’t only be the farm’s height that sets it…

Study on production of tilapia juveniles and lettuce using biofloc technology

The aim of the present study was to evaluate the use of the technology that has been named for the first time as FLOCponics (biofloc + hydroponic) (FP) and conventional…


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