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...

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...

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...

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...

MSU 2018 Greenhouse Tomato Short Course

If you are a grower of greenhouse tomatoes, or if you have interest in growing this crop, mark your calendar now for the 28th...
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Key factors for optimal crop production in greenhouses and vertical farms by Professor Leo...

Greenhouses and vertical farms around the world are faced with many of the same questions  and obstacles when learning to manage crop production in...

The Department of Energy publishes “Energy Savings Potential of SSL in Horticultural Applications”

The Department of Energy (DOE) pleased to inform you that the final report “Energy Savings Potential of SSL in Horticultural Applications” has been published....

What is Project 93?

Would you be able to eat only locally grown food for 3 months? Dallas, Texas Agripeneur Challenges Himself To Eat Local for 93 Days. What is...

Second in Seedstock ‘Future of Food’ Field Trip Series to Focus on Community Development

LOS ANGELES - Mar. 7, 2017 -- Slated for Friday, March 17, 2017, the 'Future of Food – Community Development Field Trip' will visit a series of innovative...

Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture to be held in Abu Dhabi to tackle...

Alongside the region’s first ever dedicated B2B event for honey production apiARAB, and VIV MEA the world’s leading expo for poultry and livestock production. The...

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