This winter’s cold spell is not doing much for the homesteader in me. Last year I created several small “greenhouse” areas around our house using old windows I found in the basement as my insulators. 481 more words
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ECF Farmsystems, an aquaponic farming pioneer based in Berlin, Germany, was awarded the top spot in the Cleantech Open’s fifth annual Global Ideas Competition.
The annual awards ceremony in Silicon Valley attracts early-stage cleantech startups from around the world. 248 more words
Finally, we’re at the fun part – putting it all together. It’s all assembled now; there were a few frustrating moments and a couple of hardware store runs, but all in all, it went rather smoothly. 432 more words
High-nitrogen (N) solutions tend to push hydroponic plants towards staying vegetative. It takes a lot of nitrogen to grow leaves, and plants are happy to focus on leafy growth as long as it’s abundant. 538 more words
Mohan Palleti is an engineer by profession, and has worked in both agriculture and fisheries separately. His work with aquaponics at IFFS is now allowing him to bring those interests together for the first time. 474 more words
It’s taking a little longer than expected (first rule of project management – it will take twice as long as you think) and costing a bit more (second rule of project management – it will cost twice as much as you think), but the aquaponics project is ready to put together. 299 more words