Sunday, November 28, 2010
The awareness of and enthusiasm for aquaponics is beginning to snowball. Every day I see new references to aquaponics, new blog posts, articles and media attention. I am glad to see this and find it encouraging that so many people are recognizing the potential of aquaponics. But, unfortunately, there is also a great deal of misinformation being written, blogged and printed about aquaponics. more »
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Nelson and Pade, Inc. is happy to announce new workshop dates for 2011.
April 6-9, 2011 - 4 Day In Depth Aquaponics and Controlled Environment Workshop - With Special Guest Dr. James Rakocy
June 34-25, 2011 - 3 Day In Depth Aquaponics and Controlled Environment Workshop
August 4-6, 2011 - 3 Day In Depth Aquaponics and Controlled Environment Workshop
Learn more on our workshops page.
Monday, November 15, 2010
Montello, WI - Dr. James Rakocy, Director, Agriculture Experiment Station, University of the Virgin Islands will be co-teaching the Aquaponics and Controlled Environment Workshop offered by Nelson and Pade, Inc, Montello, WI, April 6-9, 2011. During his 30-year career as a research scientist and administrator, Dr. Rakocy has earned worldwide respect for his research on aquaponics and for developing a commercially viable aquaponic system. more »
Monday, November 8, 2010
As the wheels of the plane lifted from the gravel runway/roadway in Port a Paix, Haiti last week, I gazed out the window. I saw donkeys, goats and people scurrying out of the way; homes, buildings and banana trees whizzing by. I saw the streets of Port a Paix littered with debris, the buildings ramshackled and the blue Caribbean Sea gleaming in the sun. I have been to most Caribbean islands and numerous developing nations. I expected the worst in Haiti, but really saw nothing more extreme than other developing countries I’ve been to. And I saw promise. more »
Aquaponics Food Production
Monday, November 1, 2010
Fish Farming News
By Bob Robinson
An excerpt from the article
Montello, WI - Early this past summer I took a fun round trip to this small hamlet not far from my home to visit the headquarters of aquaponics educators and innovators, Nelson and Pade, Inc.
As many of you already know, company principles Rebecca Nelson and John Pade have worked extensively within the hydroponic and aquaponic industries for over 20 years.
Their impressive new faciity has been specifically desinged to educate the public concerning the benefits of aquaponics, to demonstrate the technology needed for an effective aquaponic system and to provide a working model for hands-on learning.
Nelson and Pade, Inc. offers complete growing systems, while also providing the supporting supplies for many applications including: hobby, home food production, education commercial and research.
Read the full article