Time: January 29, 2015 at 8am to February 1, 2015 at 4pm
Location: Green Acre Aquaponics
Street: Richbarn Rd.
City/Town: Brooksville FL 34601
Website or Map: http://aquaponicfarmingcourse…
Event Type: aquaponic, farming, course
Organized By: Gina Cavaliero
Latest Activity: Jan 7, 2015
The Aquaponic Farming Course prepares students to manage and operate an aquaponic farming business. This is an advanced, four-day course. It is strongly recommended course attendees have a solid understanding of basic aquaponic principles: techniques and practices, system types, the nitrification cycle and entry-level aquaponic terminology. Students are encouraged to attend an aquaponics basics class prior to enrolling in the course.
Quality Certification Services (QCS)
The industry is abuzz with the news—after 25 years of certification expertise, QCS just launched an Aquaponics Certification Program to address Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and aquaponic operation food safety issues. In this special presentation of The Aquaponic Farming Course, students learn specifics of the QCS Aquaponics Program, as well as how the new aquaponics certification differs from other organic and food safety programs offered by the organization. For more information on QCS, visit http://www.qcsinfo.org
Edgar Sanchez of Tilapia Vita Farms
A Tilapia farmer and breeder since 2008, fish breeding expert Edgar is a steadfast supplier of breeder colonies and fingerlings to the aquaponics and aquaculture industries. We are pleased to offer our students Edgar’s special presentation and a more comprehensive understanding of the ins and outs of successful fish breeding. For more information on Tilapia Vita Farms, visit http://www.tilapiafarmingathome.com
Jackie Ulasewich of Vantage Point Partners
Building a successful brand can be a hefty challenge, as many business owners well know. In this guest segment for the The Aquaponic Farming Course, chief marketing maven Jackie Ulasewich presents her expertise on two critical aspects of aquaponic farming—successful farm branding and small farm marketing. For more information on Vantage Point Partners, visit http://www.vantagepointpartner.com
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