Are Ponics The Solution For Water Issues In Agriculture

October 14, 2022 12:00 pm
Charlie Harris
Charlie Harris

COO, Life Flower, LLC

Ponics include growing systems that do not include the crust of the earth. You are probably familiar with hydroponics, but there are many additional ways to grow plants and food using ponics technology.

The modern ideas of vertical farming use advanced ponic techniques and controlled-environment agriculture (CEA) technology, where all environmental factors can be controlled.

This week, Charlie Harris will take us on a journey showing us many ways ponics helps grow food more efficiently and use less water.

During this webinar, you will learn the following:

  1. Cutting-edge farming techniques
  2. The differences between hydroponics, aeroponics, and aquaponics
  3. How vertical farming is using ponics and the advantages
  4. How controlled environment agriculture uses ponics
  5. About some DIY cases and how you can get started with ponics
Charlie Harris

COO, Life Flower, LLC

Charlie Harris currently​ designs, builds and maintains micro farms and gardens throughout Fresno. He has has worked with vertical farming, CEA, raised beds, permaculture, row crops, orchards, traditional landscape design and more. He is also currently the Ag and Natural Resources Pathway Chairman for the FUSD Career Technical Education Program, and his role is to help facilitate teacher and industry connections for inside and outside of the classroom. He has been on the pathway committee for about 4 years now and provided urban ag workshops and material procurement for that time.

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