What is hydroponic farming?

Hydroponic farming is a growing area of commercial food production. It is also used for home food production by hobbyists. In a hydroponic system, a nutrient-dense water solution circulates through the plants’ roots and replaces the need for soil and traditional fertilizers. This sci-fi-esque technique allows farmers and gardeners to grow food in kitchens, basements, windowsills and roofs. 

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USFRA Point of View

In order for agriculture to provide healthy choices for all Americans, as well as people around the world, we need all types of farms and ranches – big and small, organic and conventional, rural and urban. Only when farmers and ranchers collectively respond to the marketplace, sharing best... Read more