We know aquaponics is exciting, and we know that many people jump in to the industry after learning about it, but just who exactly are the aquaponic-focused individuals leading the charge across the U.S.? How many are hobbyists and how many are stake-holders? Who sells more types of products, commercial producers or stakeholders? How much is diversification contributing to profit? All these questions and more are answered in this thorough research journal.
Per the article, ”The goal of this survey was to expand on previous aquaponic industry knowledge, providing updated information on stakeholder-specific background and experiences, production systems, practices used, facility scale, production inputs, and crops produced. This research identifies industry trends that are relevant for hobbyists, producers, educators, and other aquaponic industry supporting groups.”