Posted on Leave a comment

Growing Food 10 Times Faster Without Soil

Touch the Soil News #1334 (Feature photo – Soil Erosion –CCA SA 1.0 Generic)

The Yorkshire Post explores how hydroponics and soil substitutes are able to grow food 10 times faster than in soil out in a conventional field.

As the world loses some 24 billion tons of topsoil to erosion each year, scientists at the University of Sheffield are exploring soil less option.

You can read the full story here:

https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/country-life/sheffield-scientists-are-growing-food-ten-times-faster-without-soil-at-an-urban-farm-in-tinsley-1-9776800

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.