Work begins on West Salem aquaponics facility


West Salem’s latest agricultural venture took a big step forward this week after work began on the district’s new aquaponics facility, which will replace the district’s existing greenhouse.

When complete later this year, that facility will house four 110 gallon fish tanks filled with hundreds of tilapia.

Byproducts from raising the fish will produce all the necessary nutrients to grown hundreds of pounds of produce in.........................

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