The vast majority of plants are still grown using soil, but hydroponics is on the rise.
Globally, it was estimated that the hydroponic farming industry was worth $21.4 billion in 2015, with its value projected to grow at 7 per cent per year. Slowly but steadily, farming appears to be changing.
Equally, there are big global changes on the horizon, and these will vastly accelerate the use of controlled-environment agriculture. By 2050, an extra 3bn people could be living on Earth, with over 80 per cent of the global population living in urban centres. We’re already using the vast majority of land suitable for raising crops, so new growing areas need to be found. This is reason why our NFT kit systems are so popular because you can
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