NRD readies to open solar-powered, geothermal-heated greenhouse

By Steve Frederick, Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — The North Platte Natural Resources District broke ground Friday on a solar-powered, geothermal-heated greenhouse, which will grow crops to assist local food banks and promote NRD’s research and education missions. The greenhouse will be part of a multi-phase project to promote education, donation and explore the business potential for indoor-grown crops. Part of its mission will be aimed at helping local efforts to feed the hungry. Continue reading here.

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