A Practical Guide for Aquaponics as an Alternative Enterprise

Figure 1. Aquaponic media filled bench bed (left) floating raft system (right) and recirculating tanks and filters (top) at Green Acre Aquaponics, Brooksville, FL.Aquaponics is an intensive sustainable agricultural production system that connects hydroponic and aquaculture systems to produce multiple cash crops with reduced water and fertilizer inputs. It is highly suited for small farm producers targeting local markets and agritourism opportunities. This 10-page fact sheet was written by Richard Tyson and Eric Simonne, and published by the UF Department of Horticultural Sciences, September 2014.

Construccion de Sistema Hidroponico Flotante (HS1210)

Figure 1.  Lechuga en sistema hidrop√≥nico flotante.Los aztecas maravillaron a los conquistadores españoles con sus huertos flotantes, y hoy, 500 años después, usted puede impresionar a sus amigos y vecinos con el suyo. This 4-page fact sheet was written by Horticultural Sciences, and published by the UF Department of J. Bosques, M. Sweat, R. Tyson, y R. Hochmuth, January 2013.

HS405 Hydroponic Vegetable Production in Florida

HS405, an 8-page illustrated fact sheet by Richard Tyson, Robert Hochmuth and Daniel J. Cantliffe, provides an overview of hydroponic vegetable production in Florida — history, marketing considerations, growing systems, seasonal limitations, and economic considerations. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Horticultural Sciences, November 2009.