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.
Grant Opportunities in Aquaponics
USDA – Farm Service Agency Microloan Programs – The focus of Microloans is on the financing needs of small, beginning farmer, niche and non-traditional farm operations, such as truck farms, farms participating in direct marketing and sales such as farmers’ markets, CSA’s (Community Supported Agriculture), restaurants and grocery stores, or those using hydroponic, aquaponic, organic and vertical growing methods.
National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Funding Opportunity Database – Search the NIFA website for all competitive Request for Applications (RFAs).
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.
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
Aquaponic Food Production System Book– One of the most extensive opensource books on aquaponic technologies (For Advanced Practitioners)
Aquaponics Food Production Systems – Free 619 page Ebook with a huge amount of aquaponics information