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Organic Farming Advocate, Colle Farmers Market, Responds to Organic Farm's Use of Aquaponics

Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 On February 28, Colle Farmers Market responds to an article posted by the Times Record News discussing the use of aquaponics as a contribution to organic farming techniques. Hanaba Welch’s article reports that H&R Organic Farms in Texas is using aquaponics, a system of food production that sustainably combines… Read More »

Fish Commonly Used In Aquaponics Gargening

Aquaponics is the combination of hydroponics and aquaculture used to grow healthy organic plants such as vegetables and herbs. The relationship between these two components is symbiotic. This means the aquaculture system provides the plants in the hydroponics grow beds nutrients to grow. Conversely the plants in the hydroponics component filter the water received from… Read More »

Building an Aquaponics System

Planning, sizing and building an aquaponics system. There are three distinct steps for creating your aquaponics system. Aquaponics is the combination of raising fish and vegetation together, using the fish composted manure as nutrients for your plants. In this article, we will be discussing the building stage of an aquaponics system. Now that you know… Read More »

Backyard Aquaponics and How Does it Work

Backyard Aquaponics is a combination of  the aquaculture (growing fish) and hydroponics(growing soilless plants) system that mutually benefits both environments. Aquaponics does not use any chemicals and requires only 1/10 of the water that would be needed to grow plants in the garden or field. It also only needs a fraction of the water that… Read More »

Organic Farming Advocate, Colle Farmers Market, Responds to Organic Farm's Use of Aquaponics

Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 On February 28, Colle Farmers Market responds to an article posted by the Times Record News discussing the use of aquaponics as a contribution to organic farming techniques. Hanaba Welch’s article reports that H&R Organic Farms in Texas is using aquaponics, a system of food production that sustainably combines… Read More »