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...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

10 Key Learnings from Indoor Ag-Con Asia

By Jacob Eisenberg, Editor of Agri-Futures This year’s Indoor Ag-Con Asia, hosted in Singapore, was filled with idea’s, innovators and enthusiasts alike — all eager to hear new promises...

Pythium root rot on hydroponically grown basil and spinach

by Neil Mattson for eGro (https://e-gro.org/pdf/E301.pdf) Waterborne diseases that infect roots are a common production issue in hydroponic production. Several species of the water mold, Pythium, attack...

What does the future of conventional agriculture look like? Does it include vertical...

Leading Japanese indoor ag tech companies to visit the heart of U.S. agricultural research and biotechnology community to attend controlled environment networking event. If you...

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...

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...
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...

New partnership to drive innovation in perennial fruits

AgTech solutions company Autogrow and Plant & Food Research today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) confirming their intention to collaborate in the development of...

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