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Producers Going Soilless to Grow Vegetables

  AUBURN, Ala. – How do your vegetables grow?  Increasingly, some produce is grown hydroponically. Commercial hydroponic production is not as common as livestock or row crop production in Alabama, but hydroponically produced leafy greens and tomatoes are extremely popular in several Alabama restaurants and dining facilities. The term “hydroponically produced” means the produce was grown in a media such as rock wool, ... Read More »

High Tunnel Crop Production is Growing Potential

Producers are no longer limited by firm growing seasons or what is able to grow in greenhouses because of the possibilities that are available through high tunnel crop production. High tunnel production is a form of protected agriculture that enables producers to use their land to its full growing potential. How does high tunnel crop production benefit farmers? This growing ... Read More »