Using light to enhance the nutritional value of microgreens

Originally published in LightHort The cover photo (taken by Joshua Craver) of the January issue of the Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science features microgreens. Microgreens...

Urban Ag News continues to evolve

Even as Urban Ag News’ method of delivering information on the controlled environment agriculture industry changes, it will continue to diligently work to provide...

CEAC Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology Course – Week 7-2

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 has...

Mayor Bowser Commits DC to International Food and Sustainability Pact

Thursday, January 25, 2018 Pact Commits to Providing a Healthy, Sustainable, and Equitable Food System (WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Mayor Bowser and Madison, Wisconsin Mayor Paul...

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...

Advanced LED lighting for plant health and protection in controlled environment agriculture

By Dr. Jaimin S. Patel, Research Scientist at the Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Controlled environments, including greenhouses and indoor vertical farms, have become the next-generation agricultural...

Letter from the Chairwoman of the AVF (2018)

A Letter from AVF Chairwoman Christine Zimmermann-Loessl   Dear AVF Members, The Association for Vertical Farming is evolving from an emerging movement into an industry organization ready...

Colorado Aquaponics and Ceres Greenhouse Solutions Announce Strategic Partnership to Bring Energy-Efficient Aquaponic Greenhouses...

Colorado Aquaponics and Ceres Greenhouse Solutions – two Colorado –based independent businesses – announced that they will partner to create super energy-efficient aquaponic greenhouses....

Factors to Consider Before Expanding Your Greenhouse Operation

Thinking of expanding your greenhouse’s footprint? Yeah, I bet you are. More greenhouse means more growing space, thus more product, which should mean more...

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...

Aquaplanet Executive Team Bringing Aquaponics to Farmers and Veterans in Georgia

ATLANTA  -  Demand for local food today is increasing and there are many ideas about the future of agriculture and technologies for growing. Aquaponics...

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

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...

TruLeaf Closes $8.5-million Round of Financing Former executive of Scotiabank joins TruLeaf board...

TORONTO, ON/BIBLE HILL, NS  -  TruLeaf Sustainable Agriculture Ltd. (TruLeaf), the indoor, multi-level farming company from Bible Hill, Nova Scotia has closed an $8.5-million...

Determining the potential benefits of LEDs on plants

Originally published in Issue 15, October 2016 Researchers at Wageningen University in the Netherlands are studying the effects of LED lights on the growth, flowering...

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