1. 2019-05-31 The farming of fish is one of the fastest growing agricultural industries in the world for a simple reason - a lot of protein can be produced on relatively small plots of land. This talk will describe various methods of maximizing the production of fish (tilapia) using minimal resources and...
  2. 2015-11-17 Phil Reasons, drawing from Morning Star Fishermen’s 22 years of experience, will be sharing about the benefits of an integrated aquaponic farming environment. Solar-powered, off-grid aquaponics farms that produce over four tons of produce and protein each year will be highlighted.
  3. 1999-12-19 Researchers in the piscicultural research unit of IRAD in Cameroon, working in a rural setting, developed a fish food partially made from powdered cocoa fruit husks.
  4. 2009-10-20 Bill Mebane corresponded with ECHO’s Farm Manager Danny Blank regarding some questions about tilapia production. We excerpt some of the correspondence here, for your information. Danny had asked for advice and feedback about ideas for a flow through, green water system using periphyton...
  5. 2009-10-20 Information about reports of success in Haiti with a technique developed in Israel for growing “organically certified” tilapia by adding (1) submerged bamboo poles or palm fronds and (2) a submerged “compost pile” to fertilize the pond. Microscopic organisms collectively called “periphyton” grow...
  6. Key Resource 2010-07-01 Fish farming can generate high interest and excitement. It has great potential to produce high quality protein in relatively short time periods and in small areas. Fish farming is one way that resource poor farmers throughout the world can provide protein that is often lacking in the family diet...
  7. 2012-12-20 The farming of fish is one of the fastest growing agricultural industries in the world for a simple reason - a lot of protein can be produced on relatively small plots of land. This talk will describe various methods of maximizing the production of fish (tilapia) using minimal resources and...