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Are Consumers and Growers Putting Dollars in the Local Food Industry? – Great Lakes...

On September 23, 2019, Urban Ag News, Hort Americas and GE Current, a Daintree company hosted the inaugural Great Lakes Ag Tech...

Could open source agriculture revolutionize the industry?

Open source agriculture could redefine how plants are developed and produced. The terms “open source” and “open source technology”...
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Optimizing Plant Production Under a Controlled Environment – Great Lakes Ag Tech Summit

On September 23, 2019, Urban Ag News, Hort Americas and GE Current, a Daintree company hosted the inaugural Great Lakes Ag Tech...

Sales and Distribution: The Keys to Success for Local Farming

Above: Jeff Bednar and Chef Josh Romero at Urban Taco Collaboration is key to efficiency and profitfor local farmers.

History of the Tower Garden®

By Morris Bryan, Inventor of the Tower Garden In 1974, I graduated from The Georgia Institute of Technology like...

What are the challenges to running a successful indoor farm?

(I had the opportunity to host the Great Lakes Ag-Tech Summit in Cleveland on Sept. 23, 2019.) The amount...

Making the switch to hemp—what should you consider?

Now that it is legal to grow hemp in the U.S., greenhouse vegetable and ornamental plant growers are considering whether it makes...

Hydroponic growers should be promoting locally-grown produce

Whether or not hydroponic growers are using organic practices to produce edible crops, consumers are more likely to be interested in whether...

Exploring the impact and future of Indoor Ag-Con Las Vegas

By guest author Rick Passo I have been with this Conference from the very start: learning, collaborating, networking and...

Can vertical farms be profitable?

Although vertical farms producing leafy greens are receiving most of the press coverage, there are a variety of other crops being being...

Understanding the business of growing edible crops in a greenhouse or vertical farm

Regardless of whether specialty crops are grown in hoop houses, greenhouses or indoor vertical farms, growers are incorporating technology to improve production and profitability. When...

Want to know what’s happening in the indoor ag industry?

Attend an upcoming Indoor Ag-Con event if you are looking to learn about new technologies and network with the key players in the indoor...

Thank you for letting us get to know you

We want to thank the readers who took time to tell us a little bit more about themselves. Thank you for telling us about...

You don’t have to live near a large urban area to commercially grow hydroponic...

mGardens is growing hydroponic leafy greens in rural Kansas and marketing them to local grocery stores, restaurants and a farmers market. While much of the...

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