Category: Commercial Aquaponics System

Think Ahead for Winter Growing

The Happy Portable Farmer, Colle Davis (aka The Fish Whisperer), Inventor, with a single head of lettuce from one of his own Portable Farmsâ„¢ Aquaponics Systems that was grown in only 40 days. This is an unretouched photo.

Winter Growing in Aquaponics– by Colle and Phyllis Davis Yes, you can grow a variety of crops YEAR ROUND in aquaponics in acclimatized greenhouses if you install grow lights for use during winter months to extend the light of the day. In order to grow food you need six hours of direct sunlight per day …

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Grow and Sell Food with Commercial Aquaponics

Grow and Sell Food with Commercial Aquaponics  Lettuce grown in Portable Farms uses 95% less water than traditional agriculture and grows in HALF the time as soil-grown lettuces.   Aquaponics Dan Burden, AgMRC Content Specialist D. Allen Pattillo, Department of Natural Resources Ecology & Management, Iowa State University; North Central Regional Aquaculture Center (NRAC) This closed-loop …

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Precision Growing in Aquaponics Systems

Precision Growing with Portable Farms® Aquaponics Systems– by Colle and Phyllis Davis Precision growing is defined as ‘delivering the exact nutrients and other requirements necessary for growing  healthy plants with the required amounts of food, nutrients and light.’ Aquaponics uses grow tables in a much more efficient and effective manner. The water’s pH and carefully …

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Feeding the Hungry with Portable Farms®

Feeding the Hungry with Portable Farms® – by Colle and Phyllis Davis In today’s world of chaos, fear, hunger, poverty, dishonesty and crushing bureaucracy, there is a way to help those as close as your family or as inclusive as your community or even a larger section of the earth by installing an aquaponics system. …

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FISH POOP IS NOT ENOUGH!

FISH POOP IS NOT ENOUGH! – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Our Fish Friendly Mineral Rock Dust gives your aquaponics system a HEALTHY KICK for growing health plants and fish without the use of chemicals: – Iron – Magnesium – Calcium – Potassium (vital for blooming plants, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, etc.) – It also includes other …

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Community Aquaponics is the HOT NEW TREND

Community Aquaponics is the HOT NEW TREND– by Colle and Phyllis Davis The impact of a single community aquaponics system is much larger than the excellent ROI (Return on Investment) and high monthly income. The impact of multiple units has a profound effect on virtually every aspect of a community. 10,000 Sq ft Portable Farms …

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SUMMER IS COMING – Install your Shade Cloth Above Your Grow Tables TODAY

SUMMER IS COMING – Install your Shade Cloth Above Your Grow Tables TODAY– by Colle and Phyllis Davis Plants can only utilize approximately 70% of direct sunlight. On the inside of a greenhouse, the temperature will rise very quickly as the sun climbs up into the sky. All greenhouses exhibit this rapid rise in temperature …

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Want to Make a Chef Weak and Breathless?

Want to Make a Chef Weak and Breathless?– Colle and Phyllis Davis Do you want to know how to make an Executive Chef weak at the knees and breathless? Offer them a farm that grows an unlimited supply of fresh pesticide-free food and home-grown fish that’s near their kitchen. Then, after they wipe tears of …

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Tilapia – The Fish That Fertilize our Plants in Our Aquaponics Systems

Tilapia – The Fish That Fertilize our Plants in  Our Aquaponics Systems – by Colle and Phyllis Davis One of the most commonly asked questions we receive is concerning the fish that we use in Portable Farms®, “Why Tilapia?’” In the US, please check with your local Fish and Wildlife Department in your State and see if …

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Aquaponics Uses 90 to 95% LESS WATER than Traditional Agriculture.

Aquaponics Uses 90 to 95% LESS WATER than Traditional Agriculture. – by Colle and Phyllis Davis As global warming, the price of gas, drought conditions and desertification continue to impact agriculture, the world is aggressively looking for new ways to grow food locally, using less water than is required by traditional agricultural methods. 75% of …

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