Hydroponic Greenhouses Gets $25M To Grow New England Produce

A business that wants to build two hydroponic greenhouses in New Hampshire’s North Country to get tomatoes and salad greens more quickly to New England supermarkets has received $25 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. North Country Growers plans to start building its two 10-acre greenhouses in Berlin soon, and planting next July, with [...]

Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Amendment Preventing MMJ Crackdown

The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved the Rohrbacher-Blumenauer amendment, which protects state-approved medical cannabis programs from federal interference, as part of the 2018 Commerce, Justice and Science appropriations bill, according to a report from the Hill. Specifically, the amendment prevents the Department of Justice from using federal funds to crack down on state-legal medical cannabis [...]

Hydroponic Lab among $3.7 million in improvements for Astoria public schools

Public schools in Astoria will receive millions for infrastructure improvements and new additions like a film studio and science lab. Councilman Costa Constantinides and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz announced that they are allocating nearly $3.7 million to the School Construction Authority for a number of enhancements. Young Women’s Leadership School of Astoria at 23-15 [...]

Hydroponic Greenhouse Pros and Cons

CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. — For the week's Homegrown, we take a look at some of the issues that can pop up while growing food in a greenhouse, without using soil. "This is a curly leaf that we sell a lot of for sandwiches," Joan Jones says as she showed us a popular type of lettuce she grows. [...]

Advocating the Empowerment of Minorities Entering the Cannabis Industry

Hydroponic Wars was honored to be invited to participate on a panel with cannabis industry leaders from around the country, as they launch the GA Cannabis & Hemp Symposium on July 21, 2017 at the Georgia State Capitol. Dee Dawkins-Haigler, a public servant, ordained minister and pastor, college educator, community activist, political strategist, and former [...]

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Hydroponics: A growing trend in southwest Riverside County

In the 2015 Ridley Scott film “The Martian,” based on the 2011 Andy Weir novel of the same name, a stranded botanist survives a grueling three years on the red planet thanks, in part, to a cleverly improvised hydroponic potato farm. Hydroponic farming — the system of growing food in water without the use of [...]

Ikea’s Newest Product Introduces Hydroponics to Mainstream America

The term “hydroponics” typically conjures up images of illegal marijuana farms in massive warehouses, but Ikea has a more domesticated offer: a handsome little planter that lets you grow lettuce right on your kitchen countertop. Hydroponics is a plant-growing method that involves no soil. While it sounds like a construct of modern science and technology, [...]