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Aquaponics / Hydroponics

Fish and Poi

On Wednesday, September 11, 2019 on Maui participants in the Fish and Poi Field day learned how to irrigate and fertilize field grown vegetables using organic fish effluent from an aquaponic system.

This field day covered:

  • The basic overview of an aquaponic system.
  • The nitrogen cycle in an aquaponic system.
  • Utilization of fish effluent from aquaculture systems
  • Taro leaf yield data grown with fish effluent vs conventional nitrogen fertilizer

The event took place at the Kula Agricultural Research Center.