Horticultural Lighting Metrics

Horticultural Lighting Metrics

Ian Ashdown, P. Eng., FIES Senior Scientist, SunTracker Technologies.   It was all so easy until recently. Plants require light in order to grow, and […]

NY Sun Works Youth Conference: Discovering Sustainability Science

NY Sun Works Youth Conference: Discovering Sustainability Science

Originally published in Issue 10 by Youth Press Team (LanNi Harris, Tina Zhao, Equem Roel, Ainsley B, Erica Morales-Armstrong, Giovanna Mouzouras, Jaelyn Felton, Weronika, Emanuel […]

Local by Atta rebuilds vertical farm with GE LEDs after devastating fire

Local by Atta rebuilds vertical farm with GE LEDs after devastating fire

Hort Americas has conducted a new case study with Local by Atta. Local by Atta — located inMoncton, New Brunswick, Canada — produces a variety […]

CEAC Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology Course – Week 4-2

CEAC Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology Course – Week 4-2

Urban Ag News proud to feature Dr. Chieri Kubota’s class on Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology. Dr. Kubota was a professor at the University of Arizona and is […]

Hort Americas Offers OSRAM Horticultural LED Lights

Hort Americas Offers OSRAM Horticultural LED Lights

Hort Americas is now offering OSRAM’s ZELION HL300 series of horticultural LED fixtures including controls and accessories. One of main advantages of the fixtures is […]

Which wavelengths of light are the most effective in photosynthesis?

Which wavelengths of light are the most effective in photosynthesis?

How does light quality affect plant growth? THE COLOR OR WAVELENGTH OF LIGHT Light quality refers to the spectral distribution of light or the relative […]

Are you really ready to start your urban farm operation?

Are you really ready to start your urban farm operation?

By David Ceaser Originally published in Issue 10 So, you have been dreaming about starting an urban farm or are about to launch your new career […]

CEAC Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology Course – Week 4-1

CEAC Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology Course – Week 4-1

Urban Ag News proud to feature Dr. Chieri Kubota’s class on Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology. Dr. Kubota was a professor at the University of Arizona and is […]

The Association for Vertical Farming and the Farm Bill

The Association for Vertical Farming and the Farm Bill

By Penny McBride Once again Congress is preparing to take on the US Farm Bill, which is a billion dollar web of agriculture subsidies, welfare […]

Full Automation From Planning To Control For Indoor Farms Is Here

Full Automation From Planning To Control For Indoor Farms Is Here

Brooklyn, August 10, 2017 – Two leading agtech companies have joined forces to offer award-winning automation software and hardware to indoor farms. For the first […]

Food Security Issues & Innovations on the Table at September Urban Agri Summit in Johannesburg

Food Security Issues & Innovations on the Table at September Urban Agri Summit in Johannesburg

Johannesburg, South Africa – Africa’s increasing concerns for food security to feed its growing populations and sustain economic development are to be tackled head-on by […]

Co-Alliance, LLP Makes Investment in Indoor Farms of America, LLC

Co-Alliance, LLP Makes Investment in Indoor Farms of America, LLC

AVON, IN (August 08, 2017) – Co-Alliance, LLP announced today its investment for an ownership stake in Indoor Farms of America, LLC, a Nevada-based company […]

CEAC Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology Course – Week 3-2

CEAC Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology Course – Week 3-2

Urban Ag News proud to feature Dr. Chieri Kubota’s class on Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology. Dr. Kubota was a professor at the University of Arizona and is […]

Aquaponics Association Announces 2017 National Industry Conference

Aquaponics Association Announces 2017 National Industry Conference

The Aquaponics Association 2017 National Industry Conference – Putting Down Roots November 3-5 Red Lion Hotel, Jantzen Beach Portland, Oregon The Aquaponics Association has announced its 2017 […]