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...

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...

What are the production and training issues facing controlled environment agriculture growers?

Ohio State University professor Chieri Kubota is focused on helping to resolve the production and training challenges facing controlled environment growers. Trying to produce vegetables...

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...

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...

What does the future of conventional agriculture look like? Does it include vertical...

Leading Japanese indoor ag tech companies to visit the heart of U.S. agricultural research and biotechnology community to attend controlled environment networking event. If you...

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...

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...

North American growers welcome new tool to manage light

“Giving growers the tools to manage light quality is one of our specialities,” says Chris Higgins, General Manager of Hort Americas. “For example, we...

Mayor Bowser Commits DC to International Food and Sustainability Pact

Thursday, January 25, 2018 Pact Commits to Providing a Healthy, Sustainable, and Equitable Food System (WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Mayor Bowser and Madison, Wisconsin Mayor Paul...

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...

“Growing Together” Black Farmer Conference in Fresno California with Urban Leadership Panel

Farmers, Partners and Friends, re-sending after an edit to the flier date. Please share with your networks. For our Urban farmers traveling over 3 hours...

Are you a grower or a technology company? You will have to make up...

An opinion by Pieter De Smedt Pieter De Smedt is the US country manager for Urban Crop Solutions, a global indoor farming group building fully...

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....

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