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ANNOUNCING THE "GROW YOUR DREAM" AQUAPONICS COURSE
Aqua Growers of Michigan is excited to announce our next aquaponics course with R. Charlie Shultz in September!! If you have ever wanted to know more about sustainability, wanted to be educated in aquaponics and aquaculture, have an interest in building your own system, or perhaps one for your school - you will want to attend this course. This is a educational packed 3 day course that will leave you with the ability to build your own system; be it home based or commercial. Our courses are designed to have a break out session each day so students will have the opportunity to have "hands on" experience in many areas. This course is scheduled for SEPTEMBER 18-20, 2015 with R. Charlie Shultz of Lilypad Farms (formerly the University of the Virgin Islands) at our new 35,000 sq ft facility in Carleton, MI. Be sure to Join us for 3 full days of education and be ready to "get your hands dirty" playing at our farm and experiencing the world of Aquaponics! You will leave with a knowledge of how to build your own home, school or commercial system, plant and tilapia production, water quality, Organic Certification, UVI system, Business and Marketing and so much more!
Please note: Seats are limited and are on a first come - first serve basis. When enrollment is filled, a waiting list will be taken.
Stay tuned for more classes and workshops - See below on some of the mini classes we are working on. Sign up for our mailing list to keep informed of all the latest news, classes and other important information coming your way!!
Aquaponics Workshop - Charlie Shultz (formerly UVI)
This is a must have "first" course to take to learn everything about the world of Aquaponics, the UVI system, how to build a home, commercial or school system, plant & fish management, water quality, freshwater shrimp, construction & more. A USB drive is included in the price of your workshop with the entire lecture series and all reference materials.
VISIT OUR PRODUCT STORE TO REGISTER ONLINE (DISCOUNT FOR EARLY REGISTRATIONS OR DOWNLOAD ABOVE)
Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) - Dr Timmons & Dr Ebeling
Now that you have taken the basic workshop, learn all about the RAS system, and the engineering side of Aquaculture. Dr. Michael Timmons from Cornell University and Dr. James Ebeling from Arizona will take you to a whole other level in the field. The 900+ page "Yellow Book" is included with your course along with a USB drive of the lecture series.
|Hydroponics 101 Workshop (6 hours)||TBA|
|Introduction to Aquaponics (2 hours)||TBA|
|Aquaponics 101 (4 hours) - "Is Aquaponics For You"?||TBA|
|Basic Aquaculture (basic understanding of Tilapia - 3 hours)||TBA|
|Plant Production (UVI) (3 hours)||TBA|
|Aquaponic Design 101 - Designing your Basic System (6 hours)||TBA|
|*NEW Alternative Solutions for Forage (Hydroponic Fodder for your livestock)||TBA|