THE GRANDFATHER OF THE MODERN AQUAPONICS
These guys went to the above and learned from Dr. Rakocy
Then my mentor learned from this guy who went to Hawaii
now if you google Aquaponics Phoenix you can see all sorts of companies.
My Mentor Casey Townsend then championed the aquaponic movement in Tucson.
When I was there they met at the University of Arizona
The Following is a very partial list of valuable resources that will help you in learning about aquaponics.
Books and Magazines
The Classic Must Have
One of the best forums on all things aquaponics
Places they are doing it right
Cocoa Beach, FL
Aquaponic Net (Australian based)
The only 'official' certification I have found.
I know that Nelson and Pade who have
been around for over 20 years is helping build
a huge facility BECAUSE they find it difficult to find
qualified help in the design and construction of aquaponics
Mark and Fran Krause
N5874 W. Horseshoe Road, Horicon, Wisconsin 53032
The EU Aquaponics Hub is a four year COST (Cooperation in Science and Technology) networking Action that unites a heterogenous group of scientists, researchers and SMEs from across the EU and around the globe to better understand the state of knowledge in aquaponics in Europe and around the world and to facilitate innovation and education in this field of sustainable fish and vegetal food production.
South African Aquaponicss Supplier
Best Hydroponic resouce site I have found:
Urban Grower and Consultant
Newark, NJ (11 Miles from Manhattan)
New York, Brooklyn
Find Jeff Jirovec and his girlfriend, Heather Husen, at the following farmers markets: Haymarket (Saturdays 8 a.m until noon) and Old Cheney Road (Sundays 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.)
About Envista Farms
Envista Farms, LLC is a commercial scale hydroponics and aquaponics grower and distributor of fish and vegetables to retailers in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Envista Farms has farm sites in Delaware, Chester and Dauphin counties in Pennsylvania. Also, Envista is developing sites in New York, New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia.
A foreign source - don't know much about it but looks like it has a lot of info.
videos that appear to be all about aeration of Koi - https://youtu.be/I1uBybsdXHQ
What is happening in the world of food business
WE BELIEVE INVESTING IN STUDENTS WHO TAKEENTREPRENEURIALACTION FOR OTHERSCREATES A BETTER WORLD FORUS ALL.
Survival Forum with Aquaponic Info:
Aquaponic Blog Aquaponic Blog
Hydroponic and Aeroponic Store - Dallas
Aquaponics to be a billion dollar business by 2020
s Chris Somerville Urban Agriculture Consultant Dublin, Ireland Has worked with international and non-governmental organizations implementing sustainable urban agriculture projects in Ethiopia, Jordan and Palestine focusing on small-scale aquaponics and hydroponics. His current projects focus on developing innovative and integrated food production systems in conjunction with FAO in The West Bank and Gaza Strip. Moti Cohen Aquaponics Specialist Hofit, Israel Owner/director of a private company that provides sustainable agriculture technologies and water treatment solutions at the household level, especially focusing on aquaponics. He has designed and installed numerous commercial aquaponic units, has taught and led workshops on aquaponic food production, and has provided technical support to international projects. Edoardo Pantanella Agroecologist and Aquaponics Research Scientist Rome, Italy Research scientist focusing on integrated farming systems, especially aquaponics. His work is focused on aquaculture development, including freshwater and saline aquaponics for sustainable food systems and livelihoods in rural and urban sectors, especially in arid and saline environments. His interests include commercial development of aquaponics for fish nurseries, sea-agriculture, and wastewater farming. Austin Stankus FAO Consultant Rome, Italy His studies and work experience are in integrated aquaculture and agriculture systems, specifically aquaponics and organic farming, urban forestry mapping and spatial planning using GIS, biocomposting using black soldier flies to recycle food waste as alternative animal feed, and incorporating sustainable agriculture within the education sector as project-based learning for young farmers. Alessandro Lovatelli FAO Aquaculture Officer Rome, Italy A marine biologist and aquaculturist with extensive experience in global aquaculture development working with FAO and other international organizations. His area of work focuses mainly on marine aquaculture development, transfer of farming technologies and resource management. He has been active in promoting farming technologies applicable for food production in areas poor in freshwater resources.
Supplier of Fish and Aquatic Plants
Paul Hardej from VP Hortittecture Lighting Solutions, Illumitex, will share his vast experience in developing and managing vertical farms to Illumitex’s turnkey lighting solutions program, while also running the company’s marketing efforts. A co-founder of FarmedHere, Hardej served as Chief Technology and Development Officer at the innovative Chicago-area vertical farm. Hardej developed the first organic-certified indoor vertical aquaponic farm in the US, designing multi-level indoor aquaponic and hydroponic grow systems with LED grow lights.
If you don't mind wading in and getting dirty this site has a ton of articles and links you might find useful - Reddit
Lots of technical info of maintaining a system
Radio Show about Urban Farming