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...

Hort Americas expands its lighting offerings

Hort Americas, a horticultural distributor in Bedford, Texas, offers a variety of LED and high pressure sodium light fixtures for both propagation and production...

Japanese food producers harvest the benefits of vertical farming with special LED lighting

Indoor crop trials with Innovatus and Delicious Cook provide fresh and safe produce close to customers in the Japanese urbanized areas of Kanto and...

The Worst Mistake a Farmer Can Make in HVAC Design

By Amy Storey   Controlling the climate is a top concern for indoor farmers, both in controllability and operating costs. It should be, since climate is largely...

Aquaponics & Food Safety: A Conversation with Dr. Sarah Taber

The first thing one will notice about Dr. Sarah Taber is she’s a fast talker - a very fast talker. I attribute this trait...

Three Produce Companies with Packaging That Looks So Good, You’d Eat It

I'll admit it: I judge a book by its cover. I can't help it. I'm simply visually stimulated. I suspect most women are  --...

e-Gro Nutritional Monitoring Series: Tomato Transplants

Researchers from top universities have come together to create this series designed to assist growers of floriculture crops with nutritional monitoring. Below, we wanted to share...

CEAC Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology Course – Week 9-1

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...

Could Your Startup Greenhouse Operation Benefit From Sharing Greenhouse Space?

Sharing. It's a skill you learn as a toddler. I should know, currently I'm in the midst of that stage with my own toddler....

It takes commitment to grow organically

Originally published in Issue 6 Switching from an inorganic to organic fertilizer is not a simple process. Growers have to be willing to put in...

Indoor Harvest Corp CLARA Vertical Farm Project in Texas

Indoor Harvest Corp Provides Update on CLARA Vertical Farm Project in Pasadena, Texas Houston, Texas, June 25, 2015 — Indoor Harvest Corp (OTCQB:INQD), through its brand...

Nutrient guidelines for hydroponic tomato production

By Victor Loaiza, on behalf of Hort Americas It is important to conduct water and nutrient solution analyses on a regular basis to ensure hydroponic...

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...

GLASE seeks industry involvement in research of controlled environment agriculture

GLASE, the Greenhouse Lighting and Systems Engineering Consortium, is a partnership among growers, plant physiologists and horticulturists, trade groups, produce buyers, agriculture engineers, lighting...

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