Aeroponically grown sweet potatoes main ingredient in skincare product

A powdered extract of roots from aeroponically grown sweet potato plants (Ipomoea batatas) forms the base ingredient of a new eye contouring product launched this week. According to the company, using the aeroponic system, their Plant Milking Technology stimulates plant roots to make them produce…

India: local government to promote quality seeds of potatoes produced through aeroponics technology

In order to increase the area of potato cultivation in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar, the district administration will promote the use of quality seeds of the crops among the farmers to enhance farmers’ dividends and diversification. Deputy Commissioner Navjot Pal Singh Randhawa, who visited an aeroponics…

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With food waste and insects, Bengaluru biotech startup develops alternative protein

Almost every minute of Ankit Alok Bagaria and Abhi Gawri’s leisure time at IIT-Roorkee went into understanding how food waste can be valuable. Their enthusiasm, driven by their interest in social entrepreneurship, had developed after they were introduced to the concept of ‘upcycling’ during one of their…

Is aeroponics better than hydroponics?

Aeroponics and hydroponics are both methods of growing food without soil. Historically, hydroponics has been more commonly used for irrigation both in commercial and domestic setups, since aeroponics involves much newer technology and greater expertise. Both systems provide the nutrients usually accessed…

Singapore: Supplying modular aquaponic farms to the 3 C’s

“We want to be an enabler in different aspects, in terms of vertical- and urban farming, helping communities to grow locally. As an agtech, we want to supply customers with the know-how and the technology behind vertical farming that makes efficient growers, says Nelson Tan, founder of V+ Farm, a…

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Vertical farming is transforming Colorado’s Front Range

Sally Herbert is an Air Force Reserve veteran who once served in Operation Desert Storm. She also owns and operates Altius, a vertical aeroponic farm in the heart of Denver. From the outside, it looks like any other city block: tall buildings, crowded streets and kids on the playground. But beyond the…

Photo Report: Protected Cropping Australia Conference 2022

As this year's Protected Cropping Australia Conference comes to an end, the date and city have already been set for next year's event. PCA has announced that it will be in Brisbane from July 17-20, returning to Queensland after the last conference was on the Gold Coast in 2019. The conference wrapped up…

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Indian government is providing subsidy for hydroponbic and aeroponic farming

Under the initiative "Development of Commercial Horticulture through Production and Post-Harvest Management," the government gives financial assistance for hydroponic & aeroponic projects in the following ways. Credit-linked back-ended subsidy of 20% of total project cost limited to Rs 25 lakh per…

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U.S. Air Force to feed remote space force installations with aeroponic veggies

Eden Grow Systems has been selected by the United States Air Force (USAF) for a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award for its development of aeroponic technology, which will provide reliable sustenance for United States Space Force (USSF) operatives working in remote, and sometimes…

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US (ME): Down East high schoolers are learning how to grow potatoes without soil

When Robin LaRochelle started as the aquaculture and aquaponics teacher at Jonesport-Beals High School in September, she was excited to network with other teachers in Maine that do what she does. She soon found out there weren’t any. Though other teachers and schools have done strong work to teach…


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