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...

University of Florida announces Greenhouse Training Online courses for 2018

Increase your productivity, employee knowledge and skills with our 4-week certificate courses from UF/IFAS Extension. Completely online and taught by PhD university professors. All courses are...

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...

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...

GreenTech Amsterdam 2018: The Organic Farmers Fair in the spotlight

With over 450 exhibitors, global market leaders and innovators, GreenTech Amsterdam offers a comprehensive range of horticultural technology. The exhibition – which is 20%...

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...

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...

Eco Convergence Group Launches World’s First HyCube™ Hydroponic Production System at Orlando World Center...

Innovative technology and structure changes how produce will be sourced by hotels and restaurants. ORLANDO, FLA. Eco Convergence Group, Inc. (ECG) unveiled the first HyCube™ modular...

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...
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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...

House Farm Bill Doesn’t Even Mention Aquaponics

The House Agriculture Committee recently passed its draft of the 2018 Farm Bill (H.R.2) to the House floor for consideration. The bill doesn’t even...

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...

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...

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...

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