Drought has struck again in the African Sahel. Most of these people are nomadic herdsmen and there is no grass or forage left. War in Mali has sent millions of refugees pouring over the border into Niger, where conditions are [...]
Aquaponics is growing fish and plants in the same integrated recirculating water aquaponics system. This is usually used commercially to grow up to twice as much food in up to half the time normally needed in conventional agriculture. That is [...]
By getting together with other members of your local community to exploit unused spaces such as back lots and rooftops, along with waste heat and water from buildings and also food waste from restaurants and institutions, you can build integrated [...]
Aquaponics can potentially grow you much more food per acre than any other farming method. However, it all depends on how well you manage and operate your aquaponic farm, and how dedicated you are to aquaponic farming.
Because you are farming [...]
The environmental issues surrounding conventional agriculture are well known. According to http://savetherainforest.org, 60% of rainforest loss is due to landless farmers going in to farm along new roads opened up by loggers in the jungle. This is because their land [...]
February 11, 2012
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Are you in greenhouse agriculture? Would you like to see the efficiency of your greenhouse be increased by hundreds of percent? By using aquaponics, among other organic growing methods, Will Allen of Growing Power in Milwaukee, in the United States, [...]
Well, aquaponics works even better than hydroponics, according to research done in Alberta, Canada. So you are going to get a lot more head lettuce a lot faster out of your mature aquaponics system than you would out of soil.