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Urban Ag News Online Magazine Issue 13

Urban Ag News Online Magazine Issue 13

Urban Ag News Issue 13  |  April 2016 Spring has sprung and so has Urban Ag News Issue 13. Be sure to check out the latest issue which contains some great articles and videos on controlled environment agriculture and urban farming. Urban Ag News’ Issue 13 cover story looks at Green […]

by April 4, 2016 eMagazine
Greenhouse and horticulture lighting online course registration opens June 1

Greenhouse and horticulture lighting online course registration opens June 1

Michigan State University Extension is now offering the summer session for the non-credit, pre-recorded Greenhouse and Horticultural Lighting online course. The course, which is to be completed between July 1 and Sept. 30, 2016, is intended for greenhouse and ornamental plant growers and others interested in learning about the fundamental […]

by May 27, 2016 Blog, On the Calendar
Brud Hodgkins, founder of Indoor Organic Gardens of Poughkeepsie, and wife Lori

Indoor Organic Gardens of Poughkeepsie

By Jim Pantaleo I recently had the pleasure of virtually meeting the founder of Indoor Organic Gardens of Poughkeepsie, Brud Hodgkins. First, who doesn’t love his name? It’s phonetically pronounced like brother (versus brooder). Brud is no fly-by- night operator either, as he’s logged a respected 40-year career in the […]

by May 17, 2016 Blog, In the Field
Feeding Children, By All Means

Feeding Children, By All Means

From the Road: “Bike Out Hunger Texas: Fredericksburg to Dallas, Texas” Sometimes I ride for the love of the sport. But sometimes I ride for the love God has given us for other people. Today, it was the latter. As I woke this morning, the fourth day of Bike Out […]

by May 16, 2016 Blog, On the Calendar
Triathlon® BA biofungicide now OMRI Listed

Triathlon® BA biofungicide now OMRI Listed

OHP is proud to announce that Triathlon® BA biofungicide is now listed by the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) for organic use. “While Triathlon BA complies with the USDA for organic production, the OMRI listing is a very important additional certification,” notes OHP vice president of sales Terry Higgins. “Triathlon […]

by May 16, 2016 Blog, In the Field
Tour de Fresh 2016 fundraising

Tour de Fresh 2016 fundraising

Chris Higgins to ride in the Tour de Fresh 2016 to support the Irving Independent School District EVENT DATE: JUL 26, 2016 Tour de Fresh, presented by The California Giant Foundation, is the first-of-its-kind, collaborative event that unites the most significant brands and influencers in the fresh produce industry for […]

by May 9, 2016 Blog, On Our Urban Ag Radar
Greenhouse facility and over 19 acres in Mission, Texas for sale or lease

Greenhouse facility and over 19 acres in Mission, Texas for sale or lease

There is greenhouse facility up for sale or lease in Mission , Texas. 19+ acres of land 391,000 sf of shade houses Ready for plants. For lease or sale. Owner finance.   If you are interested, please contact: Rio Grande Nursery, Inc Paul O Wright, owner Cell: 956-371-5352  

by May 5, 2016 Blog, On Our Urban Ag Radar
7th National Small Farm Conference To Be Held in Virginia Beach This Fall

7th National Small Farm Conference To Be Held in Virginia Beach This Fall

September 20-22, 2016 Virginia State University’s College of Agriculture will host the 7th National Small Farm Conference, “Creating and Sustaining Small Farmers and Ranchers,” on September 20-22, 2016, at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Virginia Tech. The conference will consist of […]

by April 25, 2016 Blog, On the Calendar
University of Florida offers online greenhouse training courses

University of Florida offers online greenhouse training courses

Growers at all levels of experience can benefits from four week courses. For the second year, the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension will be offering online training courses in English and Spanish starting on May 30. The courses are to be geared towards helping grower staffs […]

by April 19, 2016 Blog, On the Calendar
Is the typical annual salary for farming in Dallas acceptable?

Is the typical annual salary for farming in Dallas acceptable?

What’s your definition of a living wage? Average wage for farming is $21,680. This does not cover the annual living expenses for a family of 4 in Dallas, Texas (fairly cheap place to live.) Not even if you multiple it by two assuming both adults are working. Thoughts? (Info graphic […]

by April 15, 2016 Blog, On Our Urban Ag Radar
Support HydroOrganic farming with your letter to the NOSB

Support HydroOrganic farming with your letter to the NOSB

Urban Ag News would like to share the following information that is important to all greenhouse vegetable growers producing organic crops using hydroponic techniques. The following information was provided to UAN from Lee Frankel, Executive Director of The Coalition of Sustainable Organics Many of you have done the difficult work of creating […]

by April 14, 2016 Blog, On Our Urban Ag Radar