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Surviving Hard Times

Mar 7, 2024

Dive into the innovative world of controlled environment agriculture with Stacy Adams, a distinguished professor of horticulture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Balancing his teaching and extension outreach roles, Adams specializes in greenhouse operations and management within the realm of hydroponics.

He sheds light on the challenges commercial shippers face in maintaining product quality throughout distribution and explores strategies to bring hydroponic cultivation closer to consumers, revolutionizing the hydroponic landscape and addressing food security.

Tune in to uncover:

  • Insights into the most and least cost-effective fruits and vegetables for hydroponic cultivation
  • The most significant limitations impacting hydroponic operations
  • Exciting advancements in greenhouse design over the past decade and the transformative role of automation in optimizing hydroponic production
  • The nutritional, aesthetic, and flavor differences between field-grown and hydroponic greens

Take advantage of this enlightening discussion. Press play now to start on a journey of agricultural innovation. To learn more, visit Stacy Adams | Department of Agronomy and Horticulture | Nebraska (

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