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...

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...

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...

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...

New Water Quality Interpreter Tool

The University of Connecticut and University of Florida just launched the WaterQual tool as part of the CleanWateR3 research program. This tool interprets the quality...

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...

GreenTech Amsterdam 2018: The Organic Farmers Fair in the spotlight

With over 450 exhibitors, global market leaders and innovators, GreenTech Amsterdam offers a comprehensive range of horticultural technology. The exhibition – which is 20%...
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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...
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...

The Quality Standards for Hydroponic Lettuce

“Voluntary U.S. grade standards are issued under the authority of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946, which provides for the development of official U.S....

Quality improvement and electricity savings thanks to LED grow lights

To meet market demands for high quality produce and red pigmented lettuce, Swedish-based Spisa Smaker AB invested in a LED grow light system. Not...

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