New ISHS Working Group: Hydroponics and Aquaponics
Dear members of the ISHS Working Groups Hydroponics and Aquaponics,
As many of you may know, Erik van Os completed his term as the Chair of the ISHS Working Group Hydroponics.
Simultaneously, Tycho Vermeulen informed us that he will not be able to continue serving as the Chair of the ISHS Working Group Aquaponics.
Please let me take this opportunity to thank both of them for serving us in such a productive manner.
Meanwhile, many members expressed their hesitations whether there is a room for these two Working Groups as separate entities and after consulting with some of our prominent members we decided to propose the merger of these Working Groups. This proposal was just confirmed last week by the ISHS Executive Committee during its annual meeting (September 2017, Antananarivo, Madagascar).
The ISHS Executive Committee also approved your vote for Graeme Smith as the Chair of the ISHS Working Group Hydroponics, and subsequently, as the Chair of the merged ISHS Working Group Hydroponics and Aquaponics. We all wish Graeme a very active, productive and successful term. All the best and see you all in the whole-Commission symposium, to be held in Milan, Italy, June, 24-28, 2019. http://www.ishs.org/symposium/630
Chair ISHS Commission Plant Substrates and Soilless Culture http://www.ishs.org/plant-substrates-and-soilless-culture