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Hydroponics is a growing topic. Everyone is clear what we are talking about when we mention greenhouse growing, yet when we hear hydroponics our mind automatically shifts. Could it be a limited understanding about the...

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Building your own hydroponics system just became even more educational and fun. The 3Dponics Customizer  is now a MakerBot-Ready App—one of just nine apps, featured by MakerBot, that make exploring 3D printing both instructive and...

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Today’s GROWING Trends

January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

There is a noticeable shift in society’s relationship with food and an increased appetite for organic and nutritious choices. People are realizing that they have somehow lost control of where their food comes from and...

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Producing Hydroponic Fodder

November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Authored by Max Salinger, Research Horticulturist Extraordinaire with CropKing For years we have known about the human health benefits of eating sprouts and juicing greens, so why not extend the wellbeing to our farms? As...

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7 Ways Hydroponics Solves Food Security

November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Food security is an ongoing issue around the world. The major concern with food security is the availability of healthy, nutritious food in areas that don’t presently have access to it. The primary cause of...

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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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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 Benefits of Hydroponic Technology

September 15, 2014 | 1 Comments

Investments in hydroponic technology are being made more and more frequently. Operations like BrightFarms, Eden Works, FarmedHere, The Plant, and many more are leading the way in hydroponic technology, innovation, and more importantly, the message...

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15 Benefits of Aeroponic Growing

August 4, 2014 | 1 Comments

Though aeroponic technology was initialized in the 1930’s it hasn’t gained popular awareness until recent years. In fact aeroponic technology is now seen as a major advantage in the movement for large-scale urban food production....

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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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