Fresh with Edge: taking locally-grown to new heights

Fresh with Edge: taking locally-grown to new heights

Originally published in Issue 7 Chris Lukenbill at Fresh With Edge is differentiating his hydroponically-grown greens and herbs by delivering them to his customers while […]

Horticulture industry optimistic about potential of LEDs

Horticulture industry optimistic about potential of LEDs

Originally published in Issue 7 Scientists and growers are excited about the potential of LEDs for plant growth. Researchers advise growers that not all LEDs […]

Maximize your plants’ growth with supplemental CO2

Maximize your plants’ growth with supplemental CO2

Originally published in Issue 7 Whether you’re growing ornamentals or vegetables in a controlled environment, if you’re not providing supplemental carbon dioxide you could limit […]

The nuances of crop fertilization

The nuances of crop fertilization

Originally published in Issue 5 Regardless of the crop being grown or the irrigation system being used, growers face the same issues related to water […]

Vertical farm competes with conventional ag

Vertical farm competes with conventional ag

Originally published in Issue 5 Famgro Farms is using a vertical farm production system to successfully compete with conventional farming to produce healthier, better tasting […]

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 […]

Water Quality is Key In A Successful Commercial Hydroponic System

Water Quality is Key In A Successful Commercial Hydroponic System

Originally published in Issue 4 With continuing concerns about water availability, safety and regulations, more growers are looking at water treatment to protect this vital […]

Preparing to build a commercial hydroponic greenhouse vegetable facility

Preparing to build a commercial hydroponic greenhouse vegetable facility

Originally published in Urban Ag Products Issue 1 There are many factors to consider before starting a greenhouse vegetable operation. greenhouse grower Richard Billekens discusses […]

Urban Ag News Online Magazine Issue 12

Urban Ag News Online Magazine Issue 12

Click here to download the issue. Urban Ag News Issue 12  |  January 2016 Urban Ag News’ Issue 12 cover story on Westland Orchids and […]

Urban Ag News Online Magazine Issue 8

Urban Ag News Online Magazine Issue 8

Issue 8 | January 2015 Click here to download the issue. Job layoff kick starts vertical farming venture After six years of college and landing a […]