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Aquaponics workshop includes top speakers

July 8, 2015  By Dave Harrison

Charlie Shultz snd Dr. Nick Savidov, two of Canada's leading aquaponics researchers.

June 8, 2015, Whitby, Ont. — Noa Fisheries is hosting a three-day aquaponics workshop at its Whitby Farm from Aug. 17-19.

Jason and Tamar Oziel founded Noa Fisheries in 2010, after discovering a serious void in the availability of hormone-free and sustainably sourced fish.

Noa Fisheries regularly hosts workshops across Canada with leading experts to help people learn from the best, using tried and true, well researched methods, and to be successful.


Speakers at next month’s workshop include:

• Dr. Nick Savidov – Alberta Agriculture Food and Rural Development.

• Dr. Kevin Fitzsimmons – University of Arizona.

• Charlie Shultz – Lethbridge College (formerly of University of the Virgin Islands).

• Fred Rutman – Professor of marketing and finance (formerly of Sheridan Business College).

• Steve Naylor – OMAFRA.

Featured topics include:

• Commercial aquaponics system design.

• Biochar applications in aquaponics.

• Water quality.

• Food safety.

• Plant production.

• Tilapia breeding to harvest.

• Fresh water prawn breeding to harvest.

• Greenhouse heating and lighting.

• Nutrition and alternative feed.

• Marketing and business plan.

• Social media marketing.

For more information, contact NOA Fisheries at 416-546-6623 or Go to to register.

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