Very interested to see how ‘Film farming’ unfolds. Surely the technique is highly innovative and has undeniable benefits such as water efficiency, especially given the lack of fresh water in so many parts of the world, but perhaps this perspective is shortsighted? Excited to learn more about this technology as it becomes more widely used.

smarterplanet:

‘Film farming’ uses no soil and just one-tenth the water

With water efficiency in mind, Dubai-based Agricel recently launched a farming system that uses a film-like material instead of soil and allows farmers to use 90 percent less water.

Paul Higgins: Not sure about this and reads a little like a scheme but worth having a look at.

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