Dr. Roberto Lopez joins Michigan State University Horticulture faculty

Dr. Roberto Lopez has joined the faculty in the Department of Horticulture at Michigan State University (MSU) in East Lansing, Michigan as an Assistant...

Preparing to build a commercial hydroponic greenhouse vegetable facility

Originally published in Urban Ag Products Issue 1 There are many factors to consider before starting a greenhouse vegetable operation. greenhouse grower Richard Billekens discusses...

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...

Why the International Congress for Controlled Environment Agriculture 2017? Part 1

Recently I have been fielding a lot of questions from industry peers asking why Hort Americas continues to support, sponsor and even have a...

Striving to achieve success in the greenhouse industry with Bryan Hart

Originally published in Issue 3 Industry consultant Bryan Hart talks about what it takes for growers to run a successful business and issues they are...

Why should you attend the International Congress for Controlled Environment Agriculture 2017? Part...

As I posted earlier this month, I have been fielding a lot of questions from industry peers asking why Hort Americas continues to support,...
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London ‘Agritecture’ sustainability workshop to feature HydroGarden’s VydroFarm

Architects, commercial growers, entrepreneurs, engineers, marketers, designers and sustainability managers will be working together to consider a viable ‘agritecture’ concept for London at a...

Local By Atta

Local By Atta is an indoor urban farm located in Moncton, Canada. It grows lettuce, greens and herbs hydroponically and specializes in offering pesticide-free...

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...

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  --...

Urban Ag News attends high tech greenhouse opening

Urban Ag News recently visited Golden Fresh Farms in Ohio. Golden Fresh Farms, a subsidiary of Red Sun Farms, has completed Phase 1 of their high-tech...

Michigan State University 2017 Lighting Solutions Open House

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XbIBbQTEWgk] Helping growers learn about the latest advancements in supplemental, photoperiodic, and sole-source horticulture lighting and making the best decisions for their plants and...

Urban Ag Zonings: Lessons from San Antonio

Originally published in Issue 13 By Mitch Hagney In many cities, urban gardeners operated in a legal gray zone in terms of where they were...

Indoor Vertical Farming & Venture Capital: A pro’s view on how to get your...

Originally published in Issue 11 What a thrill it was to sit down with venture capitalist and ecologically responsible investor, Will Kain of Rusheen Capital...

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