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. 


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