Ecos GrowCube™ is a turn-key, fully-automated hydroponic greenhouse that is Made in the USA and fabricated out of aircraft-grade aluminum. An Ecos GrowCube™ utilizes hydroponic growing techniques in order to maximize the amount of crop production possible in a given footprint and eliminates the need for soil, fossil fuels, pesticides and toxic chemicals.
A new study co-authored by an economist suggests that international trade will do little to alleviate climate-induced farming problems. Instead, the report indicates that countries will have to alter their own patterns of crop production to lessen farming problems -- and even then, there will be significant net losses in production under the basic scenarios projected by climate scientists.
Ready to Try Polyculture for Diversified Crop Production? ‘Practical Permaculture’ Book Will Get You Started – Organic Gardening
High Tunnels are an increasingly popular trend for growers and a proven technology for crop production. The term “high tunnel” is a loosely defined phrase for growing fruits and vegetables in greenhouses, although some high tunnels are used for cut flower production. The difference between a High Tunnel and a regular free-standing greenhouse is that high tunnels use Eastpoint, Northpoint and Nor Easter frames, with longer ground posts, to make them “high” tunnels.
Nearly of honey bees have perished in just a few years, and honeybees pollinate of all the food we eat. This is a closer look at a major cause of widespread bee die-offs, what it means to us, how we can help.