Hydroponics, or growing plants in a nutrient solution root medium, is a growing area of commercial food production and also used for home food production by hobbiest. Learn about the state-of-the-art techniques for producing food in a controlled, soilless setting.
HydroponicsHydroponic Vegetable Production
Texas A&M System. Texas AgriLife Extension Service.
Provides information on commercial, home and hobby hydroponic vegetable production including economics, soilless systems, drip irrigation, and nutrient solutions.
University of Florida. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
Compiles University of Florida research and publications featuring the Protect Agriculture project, and other information resources.
Controlled Environment Agriculture Center
The University of Arizona. College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Focused on” the production of plants and their products, such as vegetables and flowers, inside structures such as greenhouses to produce high value crops at maximum productivity in an efficient and environmentally friendly way.”
Hydroponic Crop Program
The Ohio State University. Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center.
Information about hydroponics systems with a decision support system for growing parameters, economics including crop budgets, and plant nutrient information, and an image gallery.
Organic Hydroponic Crop Production
USDA. AMS. National Organic Program.
Summarizes the USDA regulations and recommendations on organic hydroponic production.
Controlled Environment Agriculture
Cornell University. Biological and Environmental Engineering.
Research and information on production and horticultural requirements, system design especially light and energy requirements, and business and marketing techniques.