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In heavily populated urban areas, growing space is where you can find it. In areas where space is taken up by residences and businesses, individuals and families have to find unique ways to produce fresh produce,...

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The benefits of commercial hydroponics as a food production method are leading this business model to grow all over the world. Though the costs of producing food in a commercial hydroponic setting are still quite...

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There are many advantages of hydroponic gardening. The technology available today in soilless growing makes agriculture a more efficient process than we currently have in soil-based food production. One of the terms that’s often used...

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The Problem We’re hearing more about our planet’s over-population problem and the constraints that go along with it. These are constraints on our resources which manifest in the form of a food security issue. Presently...

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Vertical Farming Mitigates Food Safety Concerns

October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the rising popularity of urban agriculture and hydroponics, more people recognize the clear benefits of controlled-environment agriculture, which include water savings, year-round production, and reductions of pesticide use. This month I researched another benefit...

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The worldwide food production system has a great challenge to face over the next few years: to guarantee a food supply to our growing population in a sustainable way. Despite the technological developments improving our industrial agriculture...

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Hydroponics: Closed-Loop Indoor Food Production  

September 25, 2014 | 2 Comments

With increased awareness surrounding the agricultural industry and many of the questionable practices that involve chemicals, fertilizers, and soil degradation, many people are looking to alternative food options. A growing number of individuals and families...

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8 Economic Benefits of Commercial Hydroponics

August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Commercial hydroponics operations are becoming a popular business model option for new-age farmers. With the demand for organic, locally-produced food increasing, as well as the availability of cloud technology, commercial hydroponics can become a economically...

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The economic feasibility of commercial hydroponic growing has consistently been called into question. People are wondering – can you really make money growing produce hydroponically? The answer to this question would be the same when...

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How Hydroponics Solves Dead Zones

July 22, 2014 | 1 Comments

One of the greatest threats to North American waterways and water bodies is , a process where nutrients from agricultural lands can create large increases of phytoplankton populations. This growth of phytoplankton in turn, sucks...

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