This online course is the first in a series of three developed to introduce homeowners, DIY hobbyists, or future commercial farm operators to the world of aquaponics. You will become familiar with the general concept of aquaponics, the different types of aquaponic systems, what you will need to get started, and what you can grow. Most importantly, this course is designed to get you excited about starting your own aquaponics system!
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To maximize profits, small hatcheries and oystermen can focus on branding, marketing, and production techniques to increase demand without increasing costs. Utilizing unique oyster-culture practices, highlighting regional variations, creating a brand name, and attracting a loyal following can lead to increased sales and profits. (3 pages)
This publication examines common species of grubs that cause problems for pond fish in North America, explains the life cycle of each, and offers suggestions for grub management.
Esta publicacion analiza los matices de las leyes de agua de Texas que los propietarios deben navegar al ubicar, disenar y llenar sus estanques. (3 paginas)
This 3-page publication will explore the biology, regulations, and other considerations related to Mozambique tilapia.
Aquatic vegetation is a common problem in ponds, which can lead to low, dissolved oxygen fish kills, increased water evaporation, reduced access for recreation, reduced fish growth, and many other issues. In addition to mechanical, physical, and chemical control options, biological control is an efficient, relatively inexpensive way to manage some nuisance aquatic vegetation populations. […]