US (NY): High school installs grow towers thanks to grant

How do you grow plants year-round without any soil?

If you ask a high school student in Scio Central School, they'll know the answer!

As of this fall season, the district now has four Tower Gardens. These are vertical hydroponic systems can hold up to 28 plants which get their nutrients from enhanced water and use LED lights to help them grow.

Hydroponic farming is one of the fastest growing sectors of the agricultural industry, and as of 2020, it is being taught at Scio Central School.

Read more at The Evening Tribune


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