US (PA): Company donation to help fund university's hydroponic facility

The Giant Company donated $20,000 to Harrisburg University of Science and Technology to fund the purchase of equipment needed to finish greenhouse renovations at HU’s hydroponic production system at Steelton-Highspire Jr./Senior High School. It will also cover the costs of harvest packaging supplies…

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US: New vertical farm launched in Hamilton

GeoGreens has opened a vertical hydroponics farm in Hamilton, New Jersey. Mayor Jeff Martin, Jackeline Mejias-Fuertes, and Lilian Maura, Regional Directors of the New Jersey Small Business Development Center, were recently on-hand to officially welcome GeoGreens to their new 2,000 square foot hydroponic…

Malaysian welness resort partners with hydroponic farm

In a collaboration with BoomGrow, The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa in Malaysia is reimagining the food ecosystem through an on-site technology-driven hydroponic farm. Here, they will harvest their very own organic produce, clean greens. They will also specialize in “cold climate” greens and herbs that…

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India: startups that assist you to set up your hydroponics system

You may produce your vegetables and herbs organically at home by using hydroponics, which involves growing plants in mineral nutrient solutions in water rather than soil. Do you want to give it a shot at home? Here are eight startups from throughout India that can assist you in establishing your own…

India: College student starts hydroponic farm

When Tirupati-based Sandeep Kannan graduated college in 2020, most of his friends and classmates were thinking about moving out of their town to explore career prospects in other cities. Others wanted government jobs. “I was among them and started preparing for civil service examinations. Later, I…

A look inside a hydroponics farm in India

In Maharashtra, India, a 1.5-acre hydroponics farm is growing turmeric. They are grown in grow bags, as well as in vertical racks to optimize all the space they have. Take a look for yourself in the video below.

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US: Hydroponics open house

The Horticulture 307 Hydroponics for Growing Populations class will demonstrate hydroponic systems during an open house on November 23 from 9:30 am to 1 pm in the Plant Science Teaching Greenhouse on Nebraska East Campus. The class is taught by Stacy Adams, associate professor of practice in agronomy and horticulture. “Students…

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UK: Hydroponic- and vertical fruit farm planned for North Yorkshire fields

A unique proposal, combining the modern farming technique of hydroponics with a bespoke holiday chalet development, could see farmers from around the world attending courses to learn about growing crops without soil. Red Roofs aims to grow wheatgrass, fodder, and microgreens using hydroponics While most…

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New hydroponic unit helps deliver sustainability at Aberdeen Airport

The ESS Northern Lights Lounge at Aberdeen International Airport has introduced a new hydroponic pod to grow micro cress and greens for its menu. Opened in 2017 as part of the £20 million terminal transformation project, the lounge is continually seeking new ways to introduce healthy, sustainable…

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Artesian Farm:

"We’ll harvest 17 times a year off of one of these trays"

As most Southwest Michigan farmers are done harvesting and preparing for winter, the fields at Artesian Farm in New Buffalo continue to produce fresh crops of lettuce, basil, and kale. Keith Kudla, chief financial officer at Artesian Farm, said they are able to do so through hydroponic farming. “This…

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Japanese aquarium exhibits circular hydroponics system

The Japanese company Tierra Ponica is exhibiting a cyclical hydroponics system using animal waste in Kawasaki City, Japan, in which capybara waste is used to fertilize vegetables. The vegetables grown in the system are eaten by the animals in the aquarium.  Tierra Ponica is a member of the Chitose Group, a…

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Two sisters grow hydroponics in Chicago

Nutrient-rich leafy greens, lettuces, and herbs are growing continuously at the Homestead Farm owned and operated by first-generation farmers. The development of the hydroponic farm by sisters Jacqueline Scala and Mary Kathryn Scala was partially triggered by the pandemic. “I was working in the…

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Enfield hydroponic farm can grow anything a chef wants

From the outside, it just looks like a nice, good-sized metal shed.  Inside, though, Kristopher Sutton has taken on the hybrid role of farmer and scientist in the backyard of his Enfield home. His business, Sutton’s Vertical Gardens, which he runs with his wife Brenda, is as fresh as his produce, with the…

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"Soilless vegetable gardening": another means of crop battlefield in the Philippines

Infected with a complex strain of technological and economic crisis, the Philippine vegetable industry has been in an almost ‘comatose’ condition for so many years, and it threatens the country’s food security. Facing these difficulties, different agencies of government have responded and embarked on…

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Indian journalist converts 3-story home into hydroponic farm

Former full-time journalist Ramveer Singh from Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, decided to quit his job and dedicate his time to his ancestral land to grow organic vegetables. “The farm is 40 km away from Bareilly, and I traveled to grow the vegetables and increase the production on the land,” he tells The…

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UAE: Sharjah Children raises awareness for hydroponics technology

Sharjah Children, in the UAE city Sharjah, organized a Hydroponics program, which was launched last September, and will continue until the end of this year. The program focuses on educating children about alternative agricultural technology that integrates the cultivation of plants and aquaculture,…

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US (MI): New Wyoming farm opened with ribbon-cutting ceremony

Square Roots and Gordon Food Service, a food distributor in North America, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate their new indoor farm opening in Michigan, taking another step to expand a shared vision to build indoor farms together across the continent. “In partnering with Square Roots, we are…

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Singapore: Renewed library now features hydroponics room

Visitors of the Choa Chu Kang Public Library will be treated to a bigger and greener experience when it reopens on Thursday, October 28. The library will now span two floors, instead of one, and will feature an indoor garden and a hydroponics room, where workshops on urban farming and food security will…

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US (NV): Durango students harvest hydroponic lettuce as part of class

Students in teacher Lu Boren’s greenhouse class at Escalante Middle School harvested 10 pounds of lettuce on Thursday that will contribute to feeding students at other 9-R schools. The students have been growing lettuce since late August in the classroom’s hydroponic system. The 10 pounds of lettuce will…

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CAN: Bringing hydroponics to neurodiverse people

Northern Growing Abilities has set up shop in their new base, moving on to the next steps in their plan to bring a hydroponic veggie garden and employment to Creighton. The project, through which organizers are hoping to both grow local hydroponic produce and to create jobs for people with intellectual…

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US (MA): Fall River school students to grow their own salads

In bins at Fall River's Holy Trinity School, you will see leafy greens. "We're doing a project for Johnson & Wales,” student Caroline Sullivan explained. "We have these lights, which is kind of like the sunlight that we bring in,” Sullivan said. “We have tubes going in through the water inside."  "They’re…

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India: Hydroponics for sustainable living

As part of Green Action Week (GAW), taking place annually in the first week of October as part of a global campaign to promote sustainable consumption, the Madurai chapter focused on hydroponics to showcase its nature conservation activity in 2021. The GAW campaign, an initiative of the Swedish Society…

Japan: A sneak peak into this autonome and robotic farm

This automated hydroponic farm in Japan works with robots to plant lettuce.   

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Does hydroponics have the potential to become mainstream in India?

Hydroponics is still not a widely-practiced technique in India, owing to the traditional nature of farming, high-initial set-up cost, lack of technical know-how, lack of awareness, and the complexity of the technology. However, the most crucial inhibiting factor is the mindset.   “Farmers believe that some staple…

Philippine goverment pushes urban farm school to modernize agriculture

The Department of Agriculture (DA) has intensified its campaign to promote urban agriculture through the help of the private sector despite challenges brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. During his visit to an urban farm in Novaliches, Quezon City, Agriculture Secretary William Dar said incorporating…

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US: High School class learning hydroponic farming to fill lunchroom salad bar

Williams and Maddie Marchant are Southwest seniors taking the agriscience class that cares for six Flex Farm indoor hydroponic growing systems, an aeroponic system, and a Nutrient Film Technique hydroponic system. Tom Sebranek is the agriscience teacher and FFA advisor at Southwest. This is his first…

Will hydroponics gardening remain popular after the pandemic?

When the pandemic hit, most of us watched as supply chain shortages, including imports that account for 15% of US food consumption, emptied grocery store shelves for the first time. Faced with such unprecedented stress, it's no surprise that just over one in four Americans began growing food at home,…

N.Thing:

South Korean AgriTech startup raises $21 million in fundraising

Korean AgriTech startup N.Thing has raised $21 million in series B fundraising that is up from $5 million in the previous series that is secured $26 million in total. This has been run as an additional round of series B funding, led by InterVest and Kiwoom Investment the follow-on investment from…


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