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S. Korean Farm Uses Organic Materials from Aquaculture to Grow Crops

S. Korean Farm Uses Organic Materials from Aquaculture to Grow Crops

TAEAN, Feb. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — A farm in Taean County, South Chungcheong Province is at the center of attention for a new aquaponics system that uses organic materials from fish farms to grow crops. ‘Seouchae Farm’ in Taean’s Namsan-ri Village grows vegetables in a 1,000㎡ greenhouse using an eco-friendly aquaponics system that does not [...]

Mallipo Beach: Surfing Paradise

Mallipo Beach: Surfing Paradise

TAEAN, Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — A move to turn the popular surfing area of Mallipo Beach in Taean-gun, South Chungcheong Province into an official surf spot is expected to come to fruition soon. A meeting regarding this issue was held with over 20 participants including Taean-gun government officials, experts and surfing industry workers. At [...]

Empty Oyster Shells Help Reduce Sulfur Emissions from Power Plants

Empty Oyster Shells Help Reduce Sulfur Emissions from Power Plants

TAEAN, May 25 (Korea Bizwire) – Chungnam’s Taean County will soon recycle empty oyster shells to desulfurize poisonous sulfur from power plants. Taean County is a big producer of oyster, producing 30,000 tons of shells each year. According to county officials, oyster shells have strong alkali properties, containing over 98 percent calcium carbonate, and are [...]