hydroponics

Under the Microscope
12:19 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

On hydroponic farming

Tomatoes from Garden Fresh Vegetables' hydroponic greenhouse in O'Neill, Neb.
Hilary Stohs-Krause Harvest Public Media

This week, we’ll hear how some farmers are using hydroponics technology to save on water, and revisit an interview with biologist Edward O. Wilson.

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Agriculture
12:07 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Drought and heat? Some farmers try hydroponics

Ule Summersted is the manager of Garden Fresh Vegetables' hydroponic greenhouse in O'Neill, Neb.
Hilary Stohs-Krause Harvest Public Media

Marv Fritz runs a 24-acre greenhouse in O’Neill, Neb., in the north-central part of the state. The 7-year-old greenhouse produces about 250,000 pounds of tomatoes a week during the height of summer.

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