Southwestern farmers learn to water tomatoes and tilapia from same spigot

Farmers in the arid Southwest are turning to aquaponics, an indoor system that combines hydroponics with fish farming to conserve water and use fish excrement to nourish plants, reports The Guardian. “I’ve tried everything you can to grow crops [in Nevada] and you can’t do it profitably,” said Mark O’Farrell, the owner of Hungry Mother Organics… » Read More

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