hydroponics

Techniques, varieties fuel success with hydroponic strawberries

Consumers want fresh strawberries year-round – and they’re willing to pay for them. Those peak prices from October through March – capped by strong demand through the Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year and Valentine’s Day holidays... more »

Sanitation, seed choice help control hydroponics pathogens

Tomatoes are one of the most popular vegetables to be grown in hydroponic greenhouses, but face different diseases than tomatoes grown in the open field. For hydroponic tomatoes, bacterial canker can be the worst. “The... more »

Coal-based substrate product produced in Poland  

Polish company Carbohort is producing ecological substrate products for soil and soil-free growing. Carbohort’s substrate consists of soft brown coal. Brown coal consists of the organic substances such as... more »

New England’s Backyard Farms focuses on fresh

A large-scale greenhouse is giving New Englanders an option to buy locally-grown tomatoes year-round. Backyard Farms has 42 acres of greenhouses growing tomatoes on the vine along with beefsteak and cocktail varieties. The company sells... more »

Hydroponics, aquaponics, aeroponics OK for organic with latest USDA clarification

Hydroponics, aquaponics and aeroponics growers can earn organic certification, according to a recent clarification from the USDA. The United States Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) on January 25, 2018, clarified some longstanding issues... more »

Pegasus shows hydroponics techniques, expansion plans

Pegasus Food Futures showed off its pioneering hydroponic farming facilities at the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GGIA) Exhibition in Abu Dhabi on February 5-6, at the same time unveiling ambitious plans for its expansion in 2018. At... more »

Suncrest USA doing lettuce the hydroponic way

Suncrest USA is putting its best foot forward to become a leader in sustainable hydroponic growing technology, ramping up production in Silicon Valley to meet what the company said is strong demand from restaurants and... more »

Local lettuce production pursued with hydroponic touch

Jim Day describes the hydroponic vegetable industry as “a very fast growing and exciting sector.” Day founded Suncrest USA on Jan. 1, 2012. As an entrepreneur, Day has launched several companies and has been active... more »

Hydroponic agriculture showcases diversity of California production

Hydroponic agriculture, the growing of plants without soil and adding nutrients in water, is a relatively new method of production in California, but it shows promise as a growth sector for farmers seeking to produce... more »

Pegasus to open hydroponic farm in Florida

Pegasus Agriculture plans to construct a large hydroponic facility in Florida. The company has purchased a 15-year lease on 77 acres of land in the area, with an option to extend the lease by an... more »


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