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Episode 160. Hydroponic Trials at NCAT’s SIFT Farm

Today’s episode is about hydroponic systems NCAT has used at its Small-Scale Intensive Farm Training Program (SIFT) demonstration farm. Lilianna Bento, Energy Corps Intern at NCAT, interviews Andrew Coggins, Director of NCAT’s Rocky Mountain West regional office in Butte, Montana, about innovations and simplifications made to their hydroponic system since 2016.

For more information on this topic, you can contact Andrew Coggins directly at andrewc@ncat.org.

Related ATTRA Resources:

SIFT 2018: Lessons from a Small-Scale Urban Intensive Farm

SIFT 2019: Continuing Lessons from a Small-Scale Urban Intensive Farm

SIFT Blogs:

Hydroponics: Root Indicators
By John Wallace, SIFT Farm Manager

SIFT Hydroponics System
By Westley Lund, SIFT Intern

Small Hydroponics Experiment Comparing Two Systems
By Andrew Coggins, NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Project Coordinator

Please call ATTRA with any and all of your sustainable agriculture questions at 800-346-9140 or e-mail us at askanag@ncat.org. Our two dozen specialists can help you with a vast array of topics, everything from farm planning to pest management, from produce to livestock, and soils to aquaculture.

You can get in touch with NCAT/ATTRA specialists and find our other extensive, and free, sustainable-agriculture publications, webinars, videos, and other resources at NCAT/ATTRA’s website.

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