Next Steps

Next Steps …to Your Career in Aquaponics

    1. Attend an Aquaponics Master Class®
      If you are interested in pursuing a commercial aquaponics business, attend Nelson and Pade, Inc.®’s Aquaponics Master Class® the most comprehensive instruction on aquaponics available. 
    2. Project Planning
      If you are in the early stages of planning your project and are seeking funding, Nelson and Pade, Inc.® assists with comprehensive Project Planning Services to help you identify the right size system, crop choices, start-up costs, operational costs and revenues, return on investment and much more. Recommendations are based on using standardized, proven Clear Flow Aquaponic Systems® in a controlled environment.  If you have a business plan and funding in place, move forward to the system purchase.
    3. System Purchase
      With planning done and funding in place, you are ready to purchase the system and get started! Nelson and Pade, Inc.® provides the complete patented Clear Flow Aquaponic Systems® with ZDEP®, which include detailed assembly and operational manuals, plus standard operating procedures and GAP (Good Agriculture Practices) manual templates.  Plus, Nelson and Pade, Inc.® can recommend the complete controlled environment greenhouse, engineered and designed with food safety in mind.
    4. Delivery and Installation of Equipment
      Once the infrastructure needed is in place (a location with water, power and natural gas), environmental control equipment (a greenhouse or equipment for an existing building) is delivered and installed. The aquaponic system and related equipment is then delivered and installed (following our installation manuals or with installation guidance from Nelson and Pade, Inc.®)
    5. Start Growing and Selling
      Once the equipment is installed, you can add fish and weeks later start adding vegetables.  It takes about 4-6 months before you are in full production and receiving checks for the vegetables you are selling.
    6. Tech Support and Grower Program
      As you are starting and establishing the system and your business, enroll in the Nelson and Pade Grower Program for answers to questions, guidance, assistance and personal visit from the Nelson and Pade Team.
    7. Become Successful and Profitable
      Aquaponics with Nelson and Pade, Inc.® is both environmentally and economically sustainable!

Contact us now to get started!