Nutrient guidelines for hydroponic tomato production

Nutrient guidelines for hydroponic tomato production

By Victor Loaiza, on behalf of Hort Americas It is important to conduct water and nutrient solution analyses on a regular basis to ensure hydroponic […]

CEAC Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology Course – Week 1

CEAC Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology Course – Week 1

Urban Ag News is 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 […]

State of Indoor Farming 2017

State of Indoor Farming 2017

It’s time for the 2017 State of Indoor Farming & we need your help. We’re excited to partner with Agrilyst for their second annual State […]

More research focusing on greenhouse food crops

More research focusing on greenhouse food crops

University researchers, some of whom previously focused on ornamental crops, are turning their attention to food crops as more growers look to replace or supplement […]

Survey for Hydroponic Growers of Food Crops by Michigan State University and Iowa State University

Survey for Hydroponic Growers of Food Crops by Michigan State University and Iowa State University

Are You a Hydroponic Grower of Food Crops? Michigan State and Iowa State University Researchers Need your Input! Controlled environment agriculture (CEA) production researchers Roberto […]

Online Farm Training Program Upstart University Grows – Survey Reveals Why

Online Farm Training Program Upstart University Grows – Survey Reveals Why

Upstart University – an online training program for modern farmers – launched March 16, 2015. In under two years, it built 30+ courses on building […]

The National Strawberry Sustainability Initiative (NSSI) leads a critical research survey

The National Strawberry Sustainability Initiative (NSSI) leads a critical research survey

The National Strawberry Sustainability Initiative (NSSI) is leading efforts to identify the critical research and outreach needs of the strawberry industry and to develop a […]

2016 State of Indoor Farming Survey Results

2016 State of Indoor Farming Survey Results

We partnered with Agrilyst to get detailed insight into the #indooragriculture industry. Check out the report here: http://stateofindoorfarming.agrilyst.com/

Advanced LED lighting for plant health and protection in controlled environment agriculture

Advanced LED lighting for plant health and protection in controlled environment agriculture

By Dr. Jaimin S. Patel, Research Scientist at the Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Controlled environments, including greenhouses and indoor vertical farms, have become the next-generation agricultural […]

Greenhouse and Indoor Production of Leafy Greens: An Anonymous Survey

Greenhouse and Indoor Production of Leafy Greens: An Anonymous Survey

A group of U.S. academics (Purdue University, Michigan State University, University of Florida, and University of Arizona) with expertise in growing and marketing crops in […]

The State of Indoor Farming Survey

The State of Indoor Farming Survey

  We’re looking for your thoughts on the state of indoor farming. A number of organizations including the Association for Vertical Farming, Agrilyst, Urban Ag […]

Farm Ecology: Controlling Costs from Lessons Learned

Farm Ecology: Controlling Costs from Lessons Learned

One need not look far to understand that in the nascent industry of indoor vertical farming reside both appearance and reality. Between the two often […]

Interview with Paolo Marenghi of Auroras: Integrating Hardware, Software and Agriculture

Interview with Paolo Marenghi of Auroras: Integrating Hardware, Software and Agriculture

It did not take long to realize the founder of Auroras (www.auroras.eu), Paolo Marenghi, was a kindred spirit. He may also be a distant cousin […]

Indoor Organic Gardens of Poughkeepsie

Indoor Organic Gardens of Poughkeepsie

I recently had the pleasure of virtually meeting the founder of Indoor Organic Gardens of Poughkeepsie, Brud Hodgkins. First, who doesn’t love his name? It’s […]