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PostPosted: Sat Jul 16, 2011 2:11 am 
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Well, I grew some corn in my aquaponics system this year. I harvested the kernels and stored them for a bit. I was going to plant the seeds, but I decided to buy a hot air popcorn popper from wally world and the popcorn was AMAZING. Everyone loved it and it was satisfying to eat a giant bowl of popcorn that was grown organically on fish poop. Simply AMAZING! :-)

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 Post subject: Re: CORN
PostPosted: Sat Jul 16, 2011 5:45 am 
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:D ....cool.

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 Post subject: Re: CORN
PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 10:13 pm 
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Well, I grew some corn in my aquaponics system this year. I harvested the kernels and stored them for a bit. I was going to plant the seeds, but I decided to buy a hot air popcorn popper from wally world and the popcorn was AMAZING. Everyone loved it and it was satisfying to eat a giant bowl of popcorn that was grown organically on fish poop. Simply AMAZING! :-)

What variety did you grow, and at what spacing. Did you have to make any adjustments in your AP system growing corn?

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 Post subject: Re: CORN
PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2012 6:36 am 
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No adjustment. They were spaced about 6-8 inches apart if I recall. It was pretty tight once they got big, but they didn't care. The variety was some kind of purple kernel. I bought it online and it really didn't say except that it made great popcorn. It didn't taste sweet like yellow corn.

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 Post subject: Re: CORN
PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2012 8:31 am 
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Very nice! Oh yeah, the smell of cooking pop corn. Mmmmmm! :)

I have seen some pics of people growing corn in AP systems in Australia. Corn seems to like the AP lifestyle. Here on the great plains, corn is planted at about 6-8" apart in the soil.

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