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Nelson and Pade Inc. Announced as First Certified Naturally Grown Aquaponics Producer

Nelson and Pade Inc., a Montello-based aquaponics facility and a global leader in the industry, was recently announced as the first Certified Naturally Grown (CNG) aquaponics producer. CNG is a nonprofit organization offering peer-review certification to farmers and beekeepers throughout the United States.

Aquaponics combines fish and vegetable production in one integrated, sustainable system to provide fresh, local, high-quality food all year long.

Nelson and Pade was the first applicant for certification in the new CNG aquaponics program. The standards for Certified Naturally Grown are based on the highest ideals of the organic movement, and its approach to certification is based on transparency and direct relationships.

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