Top 5 -yesterday
- 'Has CEA lost or won the first major battle?'
- How to reduce indoor farm operating costs
- Vertical Harvest Farms and FundHER World Capital form partnership
- US (NJ): Passaic wants to fill former industrial sites with produce farms, the vertical kind
- Canada: New growing containers will bring the green to Nipissing
Top 5 -last week
Top 5 -last month
- The industry responds to Infarm news
- Zambia: "We produce 5,000 units of lettuce per week, per tunnel, year-round"
- Why a US herb grower has moved 90% of production indoors
- “If we can’t access fertilizer for whatever reason, our system will still work”
- 'Vertical farms must trim costs to achieve profitability'
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US (OK): New $7.5 million farm to be built near Tulsa Community College Campus
Singer Taylor Hanson’s local charity announced plans Tuesday to build an urban farm in Tulsa as part of a long-term solution to food deserts. Food on the Move’s $7.5 million farm will use hydroponics and aquaponics technology to grow produce without soil, allowing the farm to operate inside a…
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Specialty crops, water quality monitoring technology, and USDA grants
Anytime a food safety concern becomes nationally significant, like a large recall of a product due to E. Coli or Salmonella contamination, the efforts and programs in place to ensure the safety of our food supply come under increased scrutiny. Usually, these programs operate quietly in the background,…
Hydroponic microgreens farm shows updated interior
Take a peak into this microgreen farm that is only at a quarter of its maximum capacity right now. They just added new fans for ventilation and started using hydroponic to save time watering the greens.
The importance of water quality in hydroponics & aquaponics
With water being the main component in hydroponics, the quality of it is incredibly important. Many people assume that if you are on a municipal water supply, you can just add your nutrients, and you’re good to go; in some cases, that can be true. However, some things in municipal water or your well…
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US (FL): Event celebrates CUOC's hydroponic garden
As Christians United Outreach Center of Lee County looked to increase the ability for clients to find fresh vegetables, they took a unique approach, growing them hydroponically. On Tuesday, October 25, community members, local officials, and other guests attended a ribbon-cutting and tour of the four…
Local hydroponics farmer drops transport time to seconds with indoor farm
Ernessi Farms, an indoor hydroponic farm, has partnered with Sendik’s Food Market to create a small indoor farm in their new Oconomowoc Pabst Farm location. This Stand Alone Growing Enclosure (SAGE) Farm will grow two different lettuce varieties, thus reducing harvest time to the consumer to less than 10…
Balcony crops: bringing the magic of hydroponically grown crops home
Balcony Crops is an Indian hydroponics farming company that builds commercial farms and provides DIY Grow kits to customers. "Our company's vision is to encourage people to do…
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Zimbabwe: Growing lettuce in empty plastic bottles
Ruth Rugeje, 38, monitors plants of cabbages, a pale green leafy vegetable, grown in empty two-liter bottles in the backyard of her home in Mutapa, a high-density suburb in the central Zimbabwean city of Gweru. This innovative farmer picked these plastic bottles from the illegal dumping sites in her…