Growing vegetables in water, also known as hydroponics, has advantages over cultivating plants in soil. Less space is required with hydroponics since the vegetable roots do not need to spread out through the soil to reach vital nutrients.
Helping soldiers transition back into society is a universal challenge. This is a clever idea: training them to work in agriculture. Any hobby gardener can tell you how therapeutic working the land can be. The focus on innovative techniques helps build skill sets. A really creative initiative!
A buyer’s guide to avoiding organic foods with DAM/Martek’s DHA algal oil and ARA fungal oil, including foods aimed at adults and children, like Horizon milk (manufactured by Dean Foods), is available on The Cornucopia Institute’s website.
Despite harsh climatic conditions, Australia has managed to developing a modern agricultural sector that does pretty well for itself. On this basis, the country has decided to channel agricultural aid money to Africa through an international research centre focused on sharing expertise on their shared challenges.