News for Workgroup Hydroponics and Aquaponics
Hello to all members of ISHS Working Group Hydroponics & Aquaponics
A group of researchers from the University of Washington on an international project – Cityfood – is running a global aquaponics survey and this survey will provide researchers with real-world information about existing aquaponic systems and farms which define current practices and using results from this survey, researchers aim to connect and empower aquaponic farmers, researchers and decision-makers.
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.
Urban horticulture pioneer Lufa Farms has just finished a third highly automated greenhouse in the Montreal borough of Anjou (Canada). Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was there to see it in full production. The new 63,000 square foot rooftop greenhouse is a milestone in polyculture efficiency and produces over 40 varieties of urban-grown greens and vegetables throughout the year.
The University of Arizona's Controlled Environment Agriculture Center (CEAC) presents the 2013 Crop Production & Engineering Design Short Course on April 7-12, 2013 at the Westward Look Resort. Lectures given during the Short Course will also be broadcast over the internet and can be viewed with the new Webcast attendance option.