Mini-Aquaponics

Events

Mini-Aquaponics

01/28/2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
McFarland Park, 56461 180th Street, Ames

Jumpstart your garden!  Experience a twist on agriculture's connection to nature by building a mini-aquaponics system to grow lettuce at home.  The project recirculates water from plants to fish and back to plants, both cleaning the water and capturing nutrients. 

Workshop leaders: 
Allen Pattilo, ISU Extension Fisheries and Aquaculture Specialist
Amanda Chung, ISU NREM
ISU Extension and Outreach Story County 4-H

Adult fee:  $56.  Youth (under 18) fee:  $15.  Registration fee includes all supplies to make one system except goldfish, fish food, and water conditioner.  Reduced youth fees sponsored by ISU Extension 4-H.  Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.  Adult/youth ma complete one system together.

Registration and fee due by January 9, 2017. 

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