Village Farms donates to relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Harvey

Village Farms donates to relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Harvey

A vast expanse of 600 miles separates Village Farms’ greenhouse in Marfa, Texas from Houston but the distance to the heart is much closer.  Bright […]

How Growers are Producing Safe Food

How Growers are Producing Safe Food

Originally published in Issue 11 As the rules of the Food Safety Modernization Act are finalized, greenhouse growers will be required to ensure the edible […]

CEAC Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology Course – Week 5-2

CEAC Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology Course – Week 5-2

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 is […]

Using water-driven injectors and fertigation systems for greenhouse production

Using water-driven injectors and fertigation systems for greenhouse production

Originally published in Issue 11 Growers who incorporate water-driven injectors into their production systems are usually looking for simplicity and flexibility. Whether fertilizing greenhouse ornamental […]

Safe water sources for hydroponic food production

Safe water sources for hydroponic food production

Whether using municipal or well water, monitoring and testing are important to ensure successful production of greenhouse hydroponic lettuce and leafy greens. An increasing number […]

Houweling’s Tomatoes showcases “The future of farming” at its new greenhouse facility

Houweling’s Tomatoes showcases “The future of farming” at its new greenhouse facility

Originally published in Issue 11, Oct. 2015 Houweling’s Tomatoes’ new 28-acre greenhouse operation in Mona, Utah, is using waste heat and carbon dioxide from a […]

CEAC Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology Course – Week 5-1

CEAC Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology Course – Week 5-1

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 is […]

Horticultural Lighting Metrics

Horticultural Lighting Metrics

Ian Ashdown, P. Eng., FIES Senior Scientist, SunTracker Technologies.   It was all so easy until recently. Plants require light in order to grow, and […]

NY Sun Works Youth Conference: Discovering Sustainability Science

NY Sun Works Youth Conference: Discovering Sustainability Science

Originally published in Issue 10 by Youth Press Team (LanNi Harris, Tina Zhao, Equem Roel, Ainsley B, Erica Morales-Armstrong, Giovanna Mouzouras, Jaelyn Felton, Weronika, Emanuel […]

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

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

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 […]

Local by Atta rebuilds vertical farm with GE LEDs after devastating fire

Local by Atta rebuilds vertical farm with GE LEDs after devastating fire

Hort Americas has conducted a new case study with Local by Atta. Local by Atta — located inMoncton, New Brunswick, Canada — produces a variety […]

Deciding which strawberry varieties to grow in greenhouse production systems

Deciding which strawberry varieties to grow in greenhouse production systems

Originally published in Issue 10 Which are the best strawberry varieties for greenhouse production? Combining June-bearing and everbearing varieties can help ensure fruit is available […]

CEAC Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology Course – Week 4-2

CEAC Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology Course – Week 4-2

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 is […]

Hort Americas Offers OSRAM Horticultural LED Lights

Hort Americas Offers OSRAM Horticultural LED Lights

Hort Americas is now offering OSRAM’s ZELION HL300 series of horticultural LED fixtures including controls and accessories. One of main advantages of the fixtures is […]