Upward Bound: Space Farming

Since the dawn of agriculture, few things have troubled farmers more than clouds in the sky when they want none or their absence when they’re desperate for a drop of rain. But things change when you’re doing your farming above the clouds, in space. Last time in the series we discussed power satellites, a way […]

Best Crops for Vertical Farming

So a lot of folks always ask what kinds of crops they can grow on aquaponics systems. And the answer to that is almost anything. You can grow anything from tomatoes or traditional greenhouse crops: tomatoes, cucumbers that kind of thing to traditional NFT crops like lettuce and salad greens. I tend to focus more […]

Maine company farms year-round using organiponics at UMaine’s Aquaculture Center

My name is Jeff Walls. I’m from Applied Ponic Technologies. Basically, what we’re trying to do is utilize organic nutrient sources to raise plants and get away from standard agricultural practices, which are largely petro-chemically based. What we’re using is fish and worms. We use the waste from both of those entities to grow our […]

Best Hydroponic Fodder System For Sustainable Farming

Hello, I’m mark cowling and welcome to Fodder Group Hydroponically grown barley sprouts are the most nutritious livestock food source on the planet We’d like to take you on a short tour to explain the photo solutions difference And why you might consider a fodder solution system for your farm Fodder solutions is the global […]

The Winter Greenhouse, grow in -40’C (2020)

Imagine taking the heat from the sun in the summer, storing it, and then using it to heat a greenhouse in the winter! Heating a greenhouse costs so much in Canada in the winter that it’s cheaper to truck food in from 1000’s of miles away. Trucked in food is chemically ripened and tastes horrible. […]

Does Vertical Farming Work?

vertical farming has been called the future of Agriculture claimed to solve many of the problems we talked about in the last video. It’s been a controversial topic with mixed opinions from experts. Are these claims hype or can it deliver? but first we need a better understanding of what a vertical farm is There […]

The Future Of Vertical Farming

– [Narrator] In the last video, we identified energy consumption as the primary barrier to plant factories having a big impact on the world and learned how vital improving absolute yield is to improving their energy efficiency. We also looked at a number of ways that future vertical farms can boost yield, lower their energy […]

Vertical Farming – Does agriculture need to change?

The world is facing some major problems food security, water security species loss climate change Vertical farms have been proposed as part of the solution to these global problems But is it just another overhyped technology, with great claims but lacking in practical application? this video and go to explore these global problems, in context […]

🐟 + 🌿 = LARGEST Aquaponics FARM in TEXAS 🤠

(upbeat music) – We’re Sustainable Harvesters. What you’re standing in is about 12,000 square feet of controlled environment greenhouse space. In this space, we can grow up to 7,000 heads of lettuce, in every week, utilizing growing techniques called Aquaponics. We grow a bunch of different varieties of leafy green lettuces, and we distribute that […]

Summer Aquaponic Greenhouse

Hello Everyone, I’m a bit overdue with an update on the aquaponic setup in the Harbor Freight greenhouse. Cucumbers love the heat. These older leaves have some brown spots from aphids but the rest of the vines have grown up into the cross braces and make a really nice canopy area. This year I’m only […]