We really felt that this article was worth re-blogging. Thanks to Dave Kuack and Hort Americas for the content on your Blog June 13, 2013.
With the increased interest in organic produce by growers, retailers and consumers, researchers at Kansas State University looked at the production of hydroponically-grown lettuce using organic fertilizers. Jason Nelson, who received his Master’s degree this year, said the purpose of the research was to study overall plant performance with organic and inorganic fertilizers. Another aspect of the research was to study the effects of commercial microbial inoculants that are marketed to promote plant growth. Read the complete article here.