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Commercial aquaponics facilities operating globally and growing exponentially
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Undergrads and 17 Graduates completed the UWSP Aquaponics Courses since 2011
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Spotlight

UWSP NADF Collaborates with WAA
UWSP NADF has collaborated with WI Aquaculture Association, WI Sea Grant and MN Sea Grant to host the WI Aquaculture Conference this February in Eau Claire. 
ANA highlights UW Stevens Points workforce development and education programs for aquaponics and aquaculture...
Bayfield's Aquaponics System
With the help of UWSP NADF, UW Extension and Bayfield County Economic Development Corp., Bayfield school has a brand new aquaponics system and equipment with additonal teacher training in aquaponics...

 Aquaponics at UW-Stevens Point

Aquaponics, integrated fish & soilless plant production, is a transformational global agriculture business practice that ranges from home-food production to large-scale commercial businesses.  Aquaponics growth in the U.S has been nothing short of phenomenal and is driven by the local food movement and safe & sustainable food production.

UW-Stevens Point is a national leader in aquaponics education, offering the nation’s first semester-long college aquaponics courses in partnership with aquaponics industry leader, Nelson and Pade, Inc.® and a professional aquaponics certificate.

UW-Stevens Point operates the Aquaponics Innovation Center – a collaborative, public/private venture conducting state-of-the-art research and demonstration.

Our Mission for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Aquaponics program promotes public education and advances the discovery, dissemination and application of knowledge for sustainable aquaponics.

Our Vision for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Aquaponics Program is a center that shall be recognized for promoting sustainable aquaponics among the public, private and tribal sectors through applied research, demonstration, technology transfer, and outreach; serving as an incubator for new aquaponics practices; providing students and faculty resources for the development of life-long learning opportunities.