Hydroponics…Teaching local farmers new techniques

At age 14 Mahendra Sookraj started farming, and over the years it has been good to him. However, in more recent times he realized that it was taking a toll on his body in addition to which the weather patterns had become unpredictable, so he made a decision to change course.

Change for him came in the form of hydroponic farming, which is a subset of hydroculture and is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions in water, without the use of soil.

Today he supplies the community of Pouderoyen,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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