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Practical Aquaponics Training and Workshop

Practical Aquaponics in conjunction with Planet Stewards will conduct worlds best Aquaponics training and workshop right at Disney World Orlando September 16 thru 19 inclusive. (Sorry this one is not Free)

Learn and train hands on with Murray Hallam – Aleece B. Landis (TCLynx) – Sahib and Cosmo.

This is not your one way only Aquaponics Training. This is the Full Monty, the Real Deal in Aquaponic Training.

Murray's full blog post http://practicalaquaponics.com/blog/?p=628

4 day intensive Aquaponics training.& workshop

Sunday Sept 16 th to Wednesday Sept 19 th inclusive 2012 Orlando Florida USA
See below on this page for details of the September 2012 Florida training program.

The training will comprise of a practical greenhouse sessions and course lectures.

We will bus students to two different Aquaponic garden /farms for practical and hands on sessions, .
Classroom and Hands-on field training to include Urban – DWC – Media – Vertical – FlowMedia

The technical sessions will held at the beautiful Hilton Resort at Disneyworld Orlando.
All day beverages and fruit breaks. Full luncheons with additional vegetarian choices.

September 16 to September 19 inclusive 2012 Orlando Florida USA.
Venue: Doubletree by Hilton Resort at Disneyworld Orlando.

Day 1. 4 sessions 1.5 hours each.

7:30 – 8 Intro by Mike Cosmo – Course agenda

8-10 Murray Hallam – Practical Aquaponics – Aquaponics is Easy

10:00- 10:15 Break provided by Practical Aquaponics Training

10:15-11:45 TCLynx Aquaponics – Systems and components overview

11:45-1 Lunch with meet and greet provided by Practical Aquaponics Training

1 – 2 Sahibs Urban Aquaponics – Systems and components overview

2:00 – 2:30 Break with Student intros provided by Practical Aquaponics Training

2:30 – 4 Murray Hallam- Commercial Raft and Integrated Flow Media Aquaponics

4:15 – 5:30 Optional – Q & A by all presenters – components showcase

Day 2 and Day 3

8:15 Busses leave for Aquaponics Farm # 1

Murray Hallam and Aleece Landis – Morning and Afternoon sessions include hands-on

Plumbing – Stock tank grow beds – Deep gravel beds – Siphon flood and drain – Timed flood and drain – Constant flow/Constant Flood beds – Rail Beds – Zipgrow towers – Aquaponics Indexing Valves – Automated Diversion Valves – Uniseals – Capillary Matting – Dura Skrim Liners – BSF (Black Soldier Fly Larva) – Duckponics – Catfish – Bluegill – Seedling systems – Rain water collection – Flow Media Beds – Water Quality – Integrating Aquaponics with Farming – Commercial Aquaponic Farming – Plant and Fish choices – Bell Siphons

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch at Yahala Bakery provided by Practical Aquaponics Training

Trainiing continues after lunch.

5:00 Busses return to the Hotel.

8:15 Busses leave for Aquaponics Farm # 2

Sahib and Cosmo – Morning and Afternoon sessions include hands-on and class

Aquavermiponics – NFT – Wicking beds – Zero Lot Aquaponics – Nano System – Koi – Talipia – Blue Gill – Vertical Shallow Water Culture SWC – Hybrid Urban Aquaponics Systems – Vertigro – Sandwich towers – Raft DWC – Media Beds – Water Chemistry – Greenhouses – Open Aquaponics – media and online resources and education – Fish food – Fish Rearing – Community – Plant and Fish choices

12:00 – 1:00 Catered Lunch provided by Practical Aquaponics Training

5:00 Busses return

Day 4. 7:30 – 8 Intro by Mike Cosmo

8-9:30 Murray Hallam – Chop – Tote & low cost Aquaponics – Backup

9:45- 10:00 Break provided by Practical Aquaponics Training

10:00 – 11:45 Field reviews and Q&A from field with Murray, Sahib , TCLynx and Cosmo

11:45-1 Lunch and meet and greet provided by Practical Aquaponics Training

1 – 3 Hands on breakouts by Presenters – Components – Technology

2:30 – 3:00 Break with Student intros provided by Practical Aquaponics Training

3 – 4 Making money – Profits and Marketing – Upick – local Markets, – Restaurants,

CSAs and other income opportunities.

4:15 – 5 Q & A by all presenters

5:00 – Closing ceremonies. Certificates, photos and signing session.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary of course content. Hand out notes and other material will be made available during the course.

We reserve the right to change, add to the material as the need arises without notice.

For more information or to register for the Course
http://www.aquaponics.net.au/TrainingFlorida.html

Since this posting is on meetup I expect that most people who find this here are local and probably won't need a hotel for this event, However, there is a special event booking link at the Doubletree by Hilton Disney World Orlando.  Planet Stewards Booking page

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