Resources

This page features links to important websites, research papers, grant opportunities, downloads, and videos that may be helpful towards advancing your knowledge and success in aquaponics.

Page notes: Page launched on 5/12 and in the early stages of development. Check back frequently for more updates.

Grant Opportunities in Aquaponics

USDA Announces Community Prosperity Funding Opportunity – July 10th

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced approximately $4 million in available funding to develop partnerships to leverage USDA and local, state, and private sector resources to address challenges for limited resource, socially disadvantaged, and veteran farmers and ranchers, and communities. The program is administered by the USDA Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement (OPPE)

Grant Application Deadline – August 24th, 2010

Farm Resources

Food Safety and E. coli in Aquaponic and Hydroponic Systems

USDA voluntary GAP Program

Aquaculture Resources

Regional Aquaculture Centers – There are five RACs located throughout the country, and each produces valuable research reports, fact sheets, and other publications that are of interest to fish culturists.

World Aquaculture Society – The World Aquaculture Society (WAS) plays an important role in assuring the progressive development of aquaculture worldwide by meeting the increased global demand for science-based information and technology.

Aquaponic Resources

The Aquaponics Association – The Aquaponics Association promotes the benefits of aquaponics through education, conferences, and outreach.

FAO Aquaponic Design manual– This design manual is great for people wanting to get a better understanding of small-scale aquaponic systems.

Decoupled Aquaponics – A Comparison to Single Loop Aquaponics, New Mexico State University

SRAC 454 -Recirculating AquacultureTank Production Systems: Aquaponics- Integrating Fish and Plant Culture

Aquaponic Food Production System Book– One of the most extensive opensource books on aquaponic technologies (For Advanced Practitioners)

Important Water Quality Parameters in Aquaponics