Nebraska students use NASA technology to grow vegetables

This entry was posted in Space Administration on by .

Pingged on:

Thanks to several grants, FFA horticulture students at MHS are growing different types of herbs and vegetables in 12 vertical aeroponic tower gardens. Nebraska students use NASA technology to News Nebraska students use NASA technology to grow vegetables Miami Herald 13 minutes ago The future of growing is getting a test run at McCook High School. Thanks to several grants, FFA horticulture students at MHS are ... Looking like something out of a 1940s sci-fi movie, garage space formerly used for welding is now illuminated only by the ghostly glow of LED lights that surround each six-foot tall growing chamber. Fontenelle Elementary students use physics, space knowledge to launch water ... KETV Omaha 3 days ago THE NEBRASKA SCIENCE FESTIVAL KICKED OFF LAST ... and are using it to solve a problem NASA scientists could face.Fifth-grade ... Tiny seedlings, planted in rock wool (chalk and rock), protrude out of 28 pockets on each tower, their roots dangling on the inside of the tower. Nebraska students use NASA technology to grow vegetables www.sfgate.com /news/education/article/ Nebraska - students ... Nebraska students use NASA technology to grow vegetables Published 10:05 pm PDT, Friday, April 12, 2019 MCCOOK, Neb. (AP) — The future of growing is getting a test run at McCook High School. Water infused with nutrients is pumped from the bottom of each tower to the top and trickles down inside the tower, three minutes on and 12 minutes off, around the clock, the McCook Gazette reported.

  • Publisher: newsobserver
  • Date: Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. Nebraska students use NASA technology to grow vegetables llodo.com/news/ nebraska-students-use-nasa-technology-to ... Nebraska students use NASA technology to grow vegetables 37 mins ago Technology and Family Life: For Better or Worse | The Heart of the Farm is the Family 1 hour ago Australia’s ban on 5G tech ‘obviously discriminative’, China says – South China Morning Post 2 hours ago This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • Twitter: @newsobserver
  • Citation: Web link (Read More)

Were you following this:

Nebraska students use NASA technology to grow vegetables

Aeroponic growing systems is the same technology NASA first used in the Mir space station and is catching on all over, including at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport that has an aeroponic tower garden. Nebraska students use NASA technology to grow vegetables www.apnews.com/f083ff6aeadd48d48e88b5739a415428 An AP Member Exchange shared by the McCook Gazette. Studies have shown reduced water usage by 98%, faster growing times and increased yields.

For students at MHS, it’s been a lesson in growing from the ground up. Starting with two towers last year, grants allowed ag teacher Lauren Miller to purchase 10 more this year, with students constructing the towers themselves and troubleshooting problems.

* * *

“At their age, the hope is that they can learn how to grow food on their own,” Miller said while fostering an interest in plants in general.

  • Publisher: miamiherald
  • Date: Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • Twitter: @miamiherald
  • Citation: Web link (Read More)

Students showcase skills at SkillsUSA Nebraska Championships

We hope you will enjoy this free article on theindependent.com. You’re entitled to view 9 free articles every 30 days, and you currently have 0 remaining. Then, if you enjoy our site and want full access, we’ll ask you to purchase an affordable subscription.

* * *

Brandon Garza of Southeast Community College works on his project in the welding and fabrication area during the SkillsUSA Nebraska Conference on Friday at Fonner Park in Grand Island. (Independent/Barrett Stinson)

Sparks fly as Matt Gates of Northeast Community College works on his project in the welding and fabrication area during the SkillsUSA Nebraska Conference on Friday at Fonner Park in Grand Island. (Independent/Barrett Stinson)

  • Publisher: The Grand Island Independent
  • Author: Austin Koeller austin koeller theindependent com
  • Twitter: @theindependent
  • Citation: Web link (Read More)

‘We have a workforce crisis’: Nebraska leaders sounding alarm about unfilled jobs

Upgrade to full digital for only $3 extra per month. If you need assistance, call us at (844) 466-1452 or e-mail [email protected].

* * *

Dana Bradford, chairman, Greater Omaha Chamber Board (left), and David G. Brown, president and CEO, Greater Omaha Chamber.

* * *

Dusty Davidson, CEO and co-founder of Flywheel, poses for a portrait at one of two buildings that the company currently occupies in Omaha, Nebraska, at 1416 Howard St. The building was once the location of Patrick’s Market.

Omaha tech firm Flywheel, above, recently filled about 25 jobs outside Omaha it would have preferred to fill here, says CEO and co-founder Dusty Davidson. A number of tech startups have become some of the region’s fastest-growing companies, and now are competing for high-tech workers.

  • Publisher: Omaha.com
  • Author: Henry J Cordes World Herald staff writer
  • Twitter: @owhnews
  • Citation: Web link (Read More)

Happening on Twitter

Video