Oct 18, 2016
Attend a One-Day Seminar on Opportunities in Aquaponics By Jasmina Dolce

Have you been contemplating adding aquaponic production to your operation? If so, you may want to head over to Montello, Wisconsin, this weekend.

Nelson and Pade Inc. is hosting a one-day seminar on the Business and Investment Opportunities that aquaponics has to offer.

This seminar will feature an introduction to the technology, economics and startup of an aquaponics business. Entrepreneurs, investors and those interested in starting an aquaponics business should attend.

Nelson and Pade Inc. provides a complete startup package with comprehensive training, proven system designs and long-term grower support. To date, people from 97 countries and all 50 U.S. states have traveled to Montello to attend the company’s intensive three-day Aquaponics Master Class.

The Business and Investment Opportunities seminar will take place on Oct. 22 at Nelson and Pade’s greenhouse and training facility. Seating is limited, so you are encourage to register online at www.aquaponics.com or by phone at 608.297.8708.

— Jasmina

Tenco Unveils Hydroponic Greenhouse

On Thursday, Oct. 13, Tenco held a dedication and ribbon cutting of its newly completed hydroponic greenhouse in Wapello County, Iowa. The four-bay greenhouse has the capacity to raise 1,440 tomato plants in two bays and 9,306 plant positions in the remaining two lettuce bays, with additional space for  6,400 nursery positions. The greenhouse will provide a minimum of 80 training and employment opportunities for people with disabilities. In addition, the operation will generate earned income for Tenco, which enhances their ability to serve clients. For more information, go to www.tenco.org.

Wellspring Harvest to Build Hydroponic Greenhouse in Massachusetts

Wellspring Harvest, of Wellspring Cooperative Corporation, recently announced it is preparing to begin construction on the first commercial greenhouse in the city of Springfield, Massachusetts. The greenhouse will be located in the Indian Orchard Business Park and will be built in two phases: the first being a quarter-acre hydroponic greenhouse that will grow greens, lettuce and herbs, and the second phase greenhouse will be built in the next two years for cherry tomato and cucumber production. The greenhouse will produce approximately 250,000 plants per year, and Wellspring Harvest plans to distribute the harvest to local schools, hospitals and communities. Go to www.wellspring.coop to learn more.

Hydroponic Farming Market Research Report Now Available

Research Corridor has published a new research study titled, “Hydroponic Farming — Growth, Share, Opportunities, Competitive Analysis and Forecast, 2015-2022.” The report studies current as well as future aspects of the hydroponic farming market based on factors such as market dynamics, key ongoing trends and attractive investment propositions. It provides a 360-degree view of the hydroponic farming industry with geographic segmentation, statistical forecast and the competitive landscape. To browse the complete report, click here.


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Jasmina Dolce

Jasmina Dolce is managing editor of GPN magazine. She can be reached at jdolce@greatamericanpublish.com.