Over the past decades, Technology has proved to be helpful to humans in all aspects of our life ranging from hospital to school, to our homes, workplaces and even on the farm.
The importance of the application of technology in farming can never be overemphasized, it helps farmers grow large quantities of food in the shortest possible time and can even promote better and more efficient farming methods.
In this article, i will be bringing to your knowledge the Hydroponic system of farming which allows farmers to farm without the use of soil.
Hydroponics is a type of farming practice that involves growing plants (usually crops) without soil, by using mineral nutrient solutions, Hydroponic farming is the new farming technology of the future that is entirely based on water.
This unique farming technique offers many advantages when compared to the normal traditional farming practice because, it uses Less Chemicals, produces healthier plants and bigger yields, save water and space.
In some part of the world where they are less fertile soil for farming, The hydroponic method is most suitable because the core components needed include fresh water, oxygen, nutrients, root support, and light.
To set up a hydroponic system is quite expensive but the overall results are extremely rewarding for farmers. Some commonly grown include tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, strawberries, lettuces etc.
Check out some hydroponic farm