No changes to organic standards for containers, hydroponics and aquaponics

No changes to organic standards for containers, hydroponics and aquaponics

National Organic Standards Board Rejects Recommendation to Remove Container, Hydroponic and Aquaponic Production Methods from Eligibility for USDA Organic Certification. The members of the NOSB […]

Kimbal Musk is spreading a “community through food” philosophy

Kimbal Musk is spreading a “community through food” philosophy

Kimbal Musk, co-founder of The Kitchen restaurants and The Kitchen Community, a non-profit organization that has established nearly 300 school Learning Gardens, is working to […]

CEAC Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology Course – Week 8-3

CEAC Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology Course – Week 8-3

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 […]

GLASE seeks industry involvement in research of controlled environment agriculture

GLASE seeks industry involvement in research of controlled environment agriculture

GLASE, the Greenhouse Lighting and Systems Engineering Consortium, is a partnership among growers, plant physiologists and horticulturists, trade groups, produce buyers, agriculture engineers, lighting manufacturers, […]

Considering growing edible potted crops?

Considering growing edible potted crops?

If you are looking to take advantage of the demand for locally-grown potted edibles, here are some “new” crops that could excite retailers and consumers. […]

How do I decide on a water treatment system?

How do I decide on a water treatment system?

Originally published in Issue 13 Know your goals before investing in a water treatment system. A water treatment system is not going to add value […]

Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research Crops in Controlled Environments Convening Event

Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research Crops in Controlled Environments Convening Event

November 13 at IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York To advance crop development in controlled systems that will support economic […]

Green Sense Farms to expand its vertical farming operations in the U.S. and China

Green Sense Farms to expand its vertical farming operations in the U.S. and China

Originally published in Issue 13, April 2016 To meet the increasing demand for clean, safe produce in both the U.S. and China, Green Sense Farms […]

CEAC Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology Course – Week 8-2

CEAC Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology Course – Week 8-2

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 […]

Duron Chavis is helping people eat and live healthier through urban agriculture

Duron Chavis is helping people eat and live healthier through urban agriculture

Originally published in Issue 13, April 2016 Duron Chavis, indoor urban farm director at Virginia State University, is helping citizens of Richmond and Petersburg, Va., […]

University of Florida Brand New Online Course: Costing and Profitability

University of Florida Brand New Online Course: Costing and Profitability

Join the 600 growers who have successfully graduated from Greenhouse Training Online courses offered by the University of Florida IFAS Extension (UF) in our newest […]

Full schedule now available for the Aquaponics Association 2017 Conference

Full schedule now available for the Aquaponics Association 2017 Conference

Time is running out to register for the Aquaponics Association 2017 Conference “Putting Down Roots” taking place in Portland, Oregon on November 3. They have […]

How HVAC maintenance can save you money

How HVAC maintenance can save you money

Originally published in Issue 12 Proper HVAC Maintenance Delivers Savings and Reliability By John Zimmerman Learn what preventive maintenance should be done on a controlled […]

CEAC Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology Course – Week 8-1

CEAC Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology Course – Week 8-1

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 has moved to […]