Not a Pipe Dream Anymore. Space-Farming: A Long Legacy Leading Us to Mars

Not a Pipe Dream Anymore. Space-Farming: A Long Legacy Leading Us to Mars

How are plants grown in space? March 30, 2017 Following a new NASA bill, passed in March by the US Congress and which authorizes $19.5 […]

Using light to enhance the nutritional value of microgreens

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. […]

Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research New Innovator In Food and Agriculture Research Nomination

Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research New Innovator In Food and Agriculture Research Nomination

Dr. Ricardo Hernandez seeks to revolutionize specialty crop production by synergistically uniting new controlled environment technology (lighting), environmental recipes (plant eco-physiology), and exotic germplasm (plant […]

Canadian researchers advance supplemental lighting for the greenhouse industry

Canadian researchers advance supplemental lighting for the greenhouse industry

By Brian Poel, originally published in LightHort New technologies in controlled-environment agriculture allow growers to manage crop production in ways like never before. Dr. Xiuming […]

Pinewell Capital Acquires One of the Industry Leading Pioneers of High Pressure Fog Manufacturers in the U.S.

Pinewell Capital Acquires One of the Industry Leading Pioneers of High Pressure Fog Manufacturers in the U.S.

March 20, 2017, SCOTTSDALE, Az. – Pinewell Capital, a private equity investment firm, announced today they have completed the acquisition of Chandler, Arizona based Fogco Systems […]

Urban Crops announces corporate name change to Urban Crop Solutions

Urban Crops announces corporate name change to Urban Crop Solutions

As of today Urban Crops will change its name to Urban Crop Solutions, highlighting the core of the company being a global turnkey solution provider […]

Insecticides Labeled for Greenhouse-grown Leafy Greens and Herbs

Insecticides Labeled for Greenhouse-grown Leafy Greens and Herbs

Leafy green and herb greenhouse growers should verify that edible crops are on the insecticide labels when treating for insect pests. Use this handy ‘cheat […]

Michigan State University 2017 Lighting Solutions Open House

Michigan State University 2017 Lighting Solutions Open House

Helping growers learn about the latest advancements in supplemental, photoperiodic, and sole-source horticulture lighting and making the best decisions for their plants and business. Learn […]

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

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 food […]

Jungle Talks matches top entrepreneurs with international talent

Jungle Talks matches top entrepreneurs with international talent

Students meet future employers in virtual jungle To match inspiring horticultural entrepreneurs online with top talent, is what this new Jungle Talks concept is all […]

NOSB Crops Subcommittee Preparing to Release Discussion Document on Role of Hydroponics in USDA Organic Program

NOSB Crops Subcommittee Preparing to Release Discussion Document on Role of Hydroponics in USDA Organic Program

The Crops Subcommittee of the National Organic Standards Board voted to release in time for the Spring 2017 NOSB meeting a discussion document for organic […]

Modular Farms creates portable industry leading hydroponic growing technologies

Modular Farms creates portable industry leading hydroponic growing technologies

Modular Farms was founded in 2015 and is a Canadian designer and manufacturer of modular, turnkey containerized farming systems. The farm modules, which retail from […]

Cybernated Farm Systems, A New Player in Sustainable Agro-Tech

Cybernated Farm Systems, A New Player in Sustainable Agro-Tech

Portsmouth, RI., USA – February 7, 2017 Cybernated Farm Systems (CFS) is a new sustainable agro-tech company working to help improve the way in which […]

Growtainers® custom build for a US food retailer and on site production

Growtainers® custom build for a US food retailer and on site production

CEA Advisors & Growtainers® promises even more global excitement in Indoor Farming and Controlled Environment Agriculture in 2017. After more than a year of meetings […]