Indonesia: Vocational training to help aspiring hydroponic growers

Rohmat is the owner of Albadi Fresh Hydroponics in Lembang, Indonesia. After vocational training, he became a hydroponic entrepreneur. 

Malaysia: Sunway Future brings young talent to hydroponics

Eleanor Choong, head of iLabs Ventures, explains the hydroponic system her company uses to grow fresh greens. Her company brings together urban farming professionals, tech companies, researchers, and young talent. 

First hydroponic farm inside a NYCHA Queens community center

Young people in one Queens community are getting a special hands-on after-school lesson in farming at the first hydroponic farm inside a New York City Housing Authority…

Design challenges of an underground farm

"When we set out to build the world's first underground farm, the first step was to define the key design criteria that would guide our decision-making process. Once we had defined the problem and started the engineering process, we were met with a series of challenges that kept us on our toes. In this…

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Kenyan farmers challenged to venture into hydroponic fodder farming

With efforts to produce highly nutritious green fodder for both livestock and poultry, farmers and those interested in venturing into fodder production have been challenged to maximize the hydroponic farming technique. Speaking to KNA, Mary Wanja who is an administrator and hydroponics trainer at…

Roxborough youth farmers get hydroponics boost

The Roxborough Police Youth Club recently expanded and remodeled its hydroponics greenhouse with the help of the Digicel Foundation. The launch of the upgraded greenhouse took place on April 29 and is seen as a step forward for agriculture on the island. The aim is to improve the diversification of the…

Bedford hydroponic container farm featured in farm credit video

Farm Credit of the Virginias, a lending cooperative serving Virginia, West Virginia, and western Maryland, released a new episode of the Ag & Culture video series featuring a veteran-owned, hydroponic container farming operation based in Bedford County, VA.  In the latest Ag & Culture episode, Farm Credit…

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US (SC): Inside Clemson’s Lowcountry vegetable lab

Carrots, peas, cucumbers, and kale have a rich history on Savannah Highway. Driving from John’s Island to West Ashley, you may have noticed the large buildings and greenhouses on either side of US-17. They make up the USDA Vegetable Lab and Clemson University’s Coastal Research and Education Center,…

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Lettuce cultivated in hydroponic system responds to less phosphorus inputs

Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) is the most widely consumed leafy vegetable worldwide. In recent years, hydroponics lettuce production has increased in Florida. Despite the lower pest, disease, and weed pressure, and the reduction of water and nutrient requirements, the increasing prices of fertilizers,…

Namibia: UN to help prisons grow food hydroponically

The Namibian Correctional Service has signed a memorandum of understanding with the United Nations World Food Program. The agreement aims to promote good agricultural practices. During the signing ceremony, Raphael Hamunyela, commissioner-general of the NCS, said the agreement is crucial to meet their…

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Brio hydroponics brings rain protection technology from Israel to Indian farmers

Agritech startup Brio Hydroponics introduces India's first 3-layer, retractable, patented Rain Protection Technology Nethouse in collaboration with PIC-Plast Limited, Israel, in an attempt to address the climatic challenge of the Indian farming sector. As the exclusive partner of PIC-Plast in India, Brio…

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US (CT): Bridgeport hydroponic farm to receive $1 million federal grant

A planned hydroponic farm at the former site of one of the city’s most blighted spots got a $1 million boost from the federal government Wednesday. “What used to be an eyesore, Mt. Trashmore, not just an eyesore, but a dangerous eyesore, a contaminated eyesore that was challenging the health of everybody…

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US (NY): New hydroponic farm launched at campus

Teens for Food Justice, a youth-led movement to end food insecurity through high-capacity, school-based hydroponic farming, were joined by Queens Borough President Donovan Richards and Councilwoman Selvena Brooks-Powers on the launch of the organization’s first hydroponic farm at the Far Rockaway…

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US (PA): Hydroponic garden grows greens inside Reading Terminal Market

Inside one of America's oldest public markets, Christina McCoy tends to a high-tech, vertical garden. McCoy is the owner of the Sustainable Farm by Custom Cuisine, a hydroponic farming stall that opened in Reading Terminal Market in November.  She grows kale, rosemary, rainbow chard, and dozens of other herbs…

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Philippines: University seeks funding to extend urban farming project

The University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines (USTP) on Wednesday proposed PHP1.2-million worth of funding as an upgrade to its existing Urban Community MicroFarm (UCM) project. In an interview, Angeli Collera, head of USTP's Center for Human Development (CHD), said the proposal…

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"Hydroponic gardening is faster, more efficient, and better on the environment"

The hydroponic farm inside the Giving Plate food pantry is expanding after being disrupted by the pandemic. The farm, built on-site at the Giving Plate, is a collaboration with the nonprofit Around the Bend Farms, which aims to produce locally grown, nutritious vegetables for people in Bend who are food…

Polar ship enjoys fresh produce from hydroponic garden

The Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star was underway off Antarctica this January when 100 unexpectedly green dinner salads showed up in the galley. “It was the freshest produce I’ve eaten on a Coast Guard cutter,” said Cmdr. Tom Przybyla, executive officer on the 399-foot heavy icebreaker. “And it was even…

From the ground up: indoor gardening

Sometimes the best blogs are not written but can be watched. Today Hyve presents a special edition of “From the Ground Up” featuring Hyve's Indoor Farming Systems.

Hydroponic farming: Delhi government provides special training to women

The Delhi government has started training women for underprivileged communities and physically handicapped individuals in hydroponics, a soilless agriculture system, to grow exotic vegetables such as lettuce, bok choy, parsley, rocket leaves, and fruits, among others, which are in high demand in…


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