Diversifying your farm through hydroponics

The future of agriculture is currently clouded. Drastic swings in weather, rising labour costs, increasing interest rates, trade disputes, to name a few, dim a bright future. It’s useful to think about what can complement your existing operation in a way that doesn’t take up too much time or resources as a way to manage risk. Adding a hydroponic shipping container farm in your existing farm is an option and here are five reasons why: 

  1. Year-round profitable growing
  2. Reduced inputs
  3. Less land and water is needed
  4. It’s not just lettuce
  5. Boost the local economy

Read more about these reasons at The Growcer (Stephanie Gordon)

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