Indoor Vertical Farming & Venture Capital: A pro’s view on how to get your...

Originally published in Issue 11 What a thrill it was to sit down with venture capitalist and ecologically responsible investor, Will Kain of Rusheen Capital...

Safe water sources for hydroponic food production

Whether using municipal or well water, monitoring and testing are important to ensure successful production of greenhouse hydroponic lettuce and leafy greens. An increasing number...

The fruit of the vine at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Viticulture (from the Latin word for vine) is the science, production, and study of grapes. A branch of the science of horticulture, viticulture deals with...

Essential Plant Nutrients 101 Educational Video – Part 1

Part 1 in the Plant Nutrients 101 educational video series by Urban Ag News. Farmer Tyler and Dr. Don Wilkerson review the essential plant...

Japan Plant Factory Association (JPFA) Excited to be Collaborating with Urban Ag News

Originally published in Issue 14 By Eri Hayashi, Japan Plant Factory Association, Industry Expert We are immensely proud to be working together with Urban Ag News...

Green light is more useful to plants than you might think

By Qingwu (William) Meng You’re considering new LEDs for your vertical farms. What colors should you get? Would you be better off with classic red...

Marco van Leeuwen Joins Green Sense Farms Advisory Board

Marco van Leeuwen has joined the Green Sense Farms Advisory Board. Van Leeuwen is Managing Director of Rijk Zwaan, a world leader in the...

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...

Is the future of farming in public schools?

Originally published in Issue 13 By Jennifer Prescott On a chilly February 26, excited student greenhouse ambassadors of PS84 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn greeted a host of...

MICROGREENS… Not Only Healthy and Delicious, But Fun to Grow

Vegetable producers, health-minded consumers, and many inventive chefs have realized the advantages of microgreens - tiny leaves of vegetable plants less than 14 days...

Purdue Horticulture – 2014 LED Open House Video

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJWZtdzpAE4] Learn about Horticultural LED Grow Lights from the experts. Dr. Roberto Lopez, Dr Cary Mitchell and Students explore LED Grow Lights as both...

Greener Roots Vertical Farm – Grown and Sold Locally

Based in Nashville, TN Greener Roots Farm is pushing to have a major impact on the local food market through an innovative and sustainable...

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...

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...

Growers Insight