aquaponics operation Articles

  • Root vegetables harvest and farm development

    Root vegetables season The autumn start is the time when vegetable producers have a lot of work. A collection of vegetables begins. Tension and nerves are often associated with it. All because the priority for farmers is to collect crops for which they worked hard all year round. It is important to make a good choice and select the machines suitable to your needs and four farm ...


    By Weremczuk Agromachines

  • Model of an aquaponic system for minimised water, energy and nitrogen requirements

    Water and nutrient savings can be established by coupling water streams between interacting processes. Wastewater from production processes contains nutrients like nitrogen (N), which can and should be recycled in order to meet future regulatory discharge demands. Optimisation of interacting water systems is a complex task. An effective way of understanding, analysing and optimising such ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Fishing for a Solution

    As writer Rowan Jacobsen explores in our recent feature “Has Meat Met Its Match?,” animal agriculture’s hefty environmental footprint is creating interest in exploring ways to meet humans’ growing appetite for animal protein that extend beyond beef, chicken and pork. In some places, that ...


    By Ensia

  • Composting and local food merge st urban garden

    Growing Power (GP), a nonprofit urban garden and training center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, provides affordable produce to neighborhoods without access to fresh food, and processes a variety of organic wastes through composting and anaerobic digestion. Located on a two-acre lot on Milwaukee's north side, the six greenhouses and several hoop houses include raised beds for herbs and greens, ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Urban farming is booming, but what does it really yield?

    City-based agriculture produces 15 to 20 percent of food globally. In the U.S., its benefits go far beyond nutrition. This story was produced in collaboration with the Food & Environment Reporting Network, a non-profit investigative news organization. ...


    By Ensia

  • Should organic certification be banned for hydroponic crops?

    The USDA recommendation also includes banning aquaponics and aeroponics. The proposal would allow for some types of container production systemsthat meet the nitrogen formulas provided by the Crops Subcommittee. ...


    By Dosatron International Inc.

  • IPEX Plays Through at Royal York Golf Course Case Study

    The City of Armstrong, BC had a water main project requiring a unique solution — IPEX FusibleTM pipe. In April 2014, approximately 420 metres of 200 mm water main needed to be installed through an active, operational golf ...


    By IPEX, Inc.

  • Fonterra Co-Operative, LTD.

    FONTERRA CO-OPERATIVE LTD. , the world’s largest dairy ingredients company, used Pavilion solutions to realize its goal of improving product quality consistency, increasing throughput, and improving operating efficiency. The result at one production plant: a 60% reduction in product deviation and an increase of 200,000 liters per day in product ...


    By Rockwell Automation, Inc.

  • Ethanol Company - Iowa

    A leading ethanol producer located in Iowa produces approximately 50 million gallons of ethanol annually. The plant is owned by more than 750 members, two-thirds of whom are farmers. In order to maximize production and increase operational efficiencies, the company selected Pavilion’s model predictive control (MPC) ethanol solution to enhance the performance of its dryers, syrup evaporator and ...


    By Rockwell Automation, Inc.

  • Cherry Peak Ski Resort - Case Study

    The Cherry Peak weather station is mounted on a light pole about mid-slope. The station is fully autonomous and functional on solar power, even though it is completely shaded during the winter. The weather station provides wind conditions for chair lift operation and wet-bulb temperature for snow-making. It can be accessed by resort ...


    By Dyacon, Inc.

  • Assessing the economic benefits and costs of conservation tillage

    The economic benefits of the adoption of conservation tillage depend on site-specific factors, including soil characteristics, local climatic conditions, cropping patterns, and other attributes of the overall farming operation. While it is possible to draw some general inferences about components of economic returns and costs, a comprehensive assessment of the net private benefits from greater ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Du-Brook Dairy Farm Casa Grande, Arizona - Case Study

    Challenge Reduce operating expenses without interfering with pasture land for cows. Solution 134 kW rooftop mount solar energy system covering stables. ...

  • WASATCH Composting Facility

    Wasatch Integrated Waste Management District utilizes the Aerated Static Pile (ASP) Composting System designed by Managed Organic Recycling, Inc.  The system was installed to reduce odors that occured during the previously used open windrow composting method.  Phase one is currently under construction with completion estimated by Summer of 2013 and Phase two will commence with the ...

  • Chestnut Farm Power Production Management Project - Case Study

    Challenge Chestnut Farm is a quaint operation that wanted to harvest enough solar to power the house on premises without ...

  • Dairy Farms need IPEX too Case Study

    T he Pelletier dairy operation near La Pocatière, Québec needed a wiring and panel upgrade that would be sturdy enough to manage the demands of an 80-cow dairy herd and the insurance inspectors. Dairy barns are unique environments, aside from the cows, the barns need secure wiring for the ...


    By IPEX, Inc.

  • Halliburton - Landmark Group

    Halliburton's Landmark Group and Pavilion Technologies have teamed together to produce a real time simulation model of an oilfield, just as Pavilion has long made available for process plants. Landmark will embed Pavilion’s key modeling, control, and optimization technology engine into its DecisionSpace Production solution. The combined technologies will offer operators a dynamic integrated model ...


    By Rockwell Automation, Inc.

  • Case study - Nordsjo cold area plant

    Project: Nordsjö cold area plant System Type: Jupiter 50 – 1 chamber Country: Sweden Client: Swedish Municipality Capacity: 40 m³/day Year of Installation: 2012. Description: As the plant ...


    By BioKube A/S

  • A quantative study into the comparative efficiency of flatjet and full cone spray nozzles when applied to the application of work roll cooling.

    Many myths exists around the use of spray nozzles in the process of helping to control flatness of Steel or Alumnium trip. Whether in the heat or cold rolling process, flatness is one of the primary factors by which the quality of strip is measured and when it goes wrong can be accountable for poor productivity and lead to mill operating speeds being ...


    By Lechler Inc.

  • Introduction: Features of environmental sustainability in agriculture: some conceptual and operational issues

    This introductory paper aims to address the features of environmental sustainability in agriculture. Recent developments of the concept, which are discussed here, emphasise its multi-faceted nature and lead to various definitions as well as to different implications for policy measures in society. On the basis of all the papers presented in this Special Issue, we draw some perspectives for future ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Biosolids Composting In Salt Lake City

    BioCycle Magazine Article on Biosolids Composting at Central Valley Water Reclamation Facility in Salt Lake City, UT using Managed Organic Recycling, Inc.'s Covered Aerated Static Pile Composting System.  Full scale operations started in February 2011. Other facility equipment includes AirFloor from Buildworks, temperature probes from ReoTemp, turner from Scarab, and mixer from Roto-Mix. ...

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