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Nelson and Pade Aquaponics: A visit to the grand opening of their new facility at UW-SP

STEVENS POINT, WI – For those of you who regularly follow my columns here, you may recall that I did a piece on the aquaponics team of Nelson and Pade a few years back.

As some of you may know, not long ago Nelson and Pade received a $677,500 economic development incentive grant from the state of Wisconsin which, in turn, helped fund the company’s most recent expansion.

In late April I took a drive down to the grand opening of Neslon and Pade’s new greenhouse operation here with a friend of mine who is looking to invest in a facility.

Nelson and Pade, I should also add, has partnered with the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point (UW-SP) which has recently  opened its Aquaponics Innovation Center at the same location.

In my opinion, this is a great example of business and education working together to achieve a working aquaponics facility that is ready to share its technology, and improve upon it, as they both grow together…


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