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Aquaponics Workshop Success Continues for Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems, Inc.

 Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems, Inc. (PAES) recently held another successful Aquaponics Technology and Design Workshop at their 130,000 sq. ft. facility in Apopka, FL. The attendees traveled from far and wide to learn from the PAES staff and featured speakers Dr. James Rakocy, the “Father of Aquaponics,” and Dr. Wilson Lennard, famed Australian aquaponics expert. Yuqing Fan, an entomologist from Epcot® Science at Walt Disney World was a special guest, speaking at length about pest management and control methods for aquaponic farmers.

The four-and-a-half-day course included daily classroom learning and hands-on activities, a tour of Green Sky Growers, PAES’s rooftop aquaponics facility, and concluded with a tour of “The Land” at Epcot®.

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