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Aquaculture

Hydroponic or aquaponic urban farms

Urban Ag home | Table of contents Figure 3: Basil grown hydroponically in a plug floated in a foam mat on top of a tank of water, at Envista Farms at Southern Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, in Temple Hills, MD. Photo by Neith Little, UMD Extension. Hydroponics means growing plants using...
James Pitcher grabs a rope dangling off his wooden dock and hauls up a cage filled with dripping oysters. The shellfish are growing in knotty clumps, and they’re getting big. "This is a lot of last...
Inside this Issue The Susquehanna Flats: Epicenter of Research Landlocked The River Seldom Seen Project Based Learning with Chestnuts and Aquaculture Adventures in Team TeachingMore info

11th Annual Small Farm Conference

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 - 12:00pm to Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 - 5:00pm
Richard A. Henson Center
Come and learn about: soil health, 43,560 Project, aquaculture systems, direct marketing opportunities, growing frresh market potatoes, appropriately scaled farm equipment, and much more! There will be seminars for new and beginning farmers, youth programs, youth activities and exhibitors. Partners...

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