What are the production and training issues facing controlled environment agriculture growers?

Ohio State University professor Chieri Kubota is focused on helping to resolve the production and training challenges facing controlled environment growers. Trying to produce vegetables...

Strawberries can be adapted to greenhouse production systems

Originally published in Issue 9 Greenhouse growers looking to diversify into edible crops may want to consider strawberries, which can be adapted to production systems...

Japanese Ag Tech Visits Heart of U.S. Agribusiness

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 JC Raulston Arboretum in the York Auditorium North Carolina State University 4415 Beryl Rd. Raleigh, NC 27606 Urban Ag News and the Japan Plant Factory...

Maximize your plants’ growth with supplemental CO2

Originally published in Issue 7 Whether you’re growing ornamentals or vegetables in a controlled environment, if you’re not providing supplemental carbon dioxide you could limit...

USDA to ban hydroponic, aquaponic and aeroponic techniques from organic certification

Crops Subcommittee of National Organic Standards Board Sends Forward Formal Recommendation to Ban Hydroponics, Aquaponics and Aeroponics While Proposing Limits on Other Forms of...

Five-day Introductory Training Course on Plant Factory with Artificial Lighting (PFAL)

In response to increasing global demands from indoor farmers, researchers and future entrepreneurs in the exciting emerging field of plant factory with artificial lighting...

Big Tex Urban Farms uses hydroponic systems to teach, feed local Dallas residents

Big Tex Urban Farms has seen the benefits of hydroponic growing in its efforts to become a better community partner. Big Tex Urban Farms has...
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Considerations for growing, marketing basil – Greenhouse basil production

There is almost nothing more appealing than the smell of freshly picked basil. The aroma of a freshly cut small bunch can fill a...

Green Sense Farms to Convert Portage Farm to R&D

Green Sense Farms is transforming its Portage, Indiana farm into a state-of-the art research and development center to advance its indoor vertical growing systems...
Commercial Cucumber Plant Trial

Soliculture greenhouse photovoltaic panels give growers a second harvest of electricity without impacting...

Soliculture (Scotts Valley, California) has released a new type of commercial greenhouse panel that both improves light quality by amplifying colors that are beneficial...

How do you create a sustainable, economical vertical farm?

Princeton University’s Vertical Farming Project aims to improve the sustainability of vertical farm production systems for commercial growers. The lack of accurate information related to...

World Vegetable Map 2018: More than Just a Local Affair by Rabobank

By RaboResearch of Rabobank The 2018 World Vegetable Map shows essential vegetable trade flows and highlights some key global trends in the sector, such as...

University of Florida announces Greenhouse Training Online courses for 2018

Increase your productivity, employee knowledge and skills with our 4-week certificate courses from UF/IFAS Extension. Completely online and taught by PhD university professors. All courses are...
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Greenhouse Glazing

Many greenhouse growers, both new and old, have a lot of questions on what are the best options for covering their greenhouse. This short...

Growers Insight