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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...

Green Sense Farms to expand its vertical farming operations in the U.S. and China

Originally published in Issue 13, April 2016 To meet the increasing demand for clean, safe produce in both the U.S. and China, Green Sense Farms...

Aquaponics & Food Safety: A Conversation with Dr. Sarah Taber

The first thing one will notice about Dr. Sarah Taber is she’s a fast talker - a very fast talker. I attribute this trait...

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...

Could Your Startup Greenhouse Operation Benefit From Sharing Greenhouse Space?

Sharing. It's a skill you learn as a toddler. I should know, currently I'm in the midst of that stage with my own toddler....

Dutch companies look to market their horticultural expertise

By Peter van den Bosch Originally published in Issue 12 A new initiative in the Netherlands looks to bring together Dutch companies in an organization that...

Organic pest management is not a one size fits all cure

Originally published in Issue 14 If you want a recipe for how to specifically control insect pests, then you would best be served using conventional...

Light Quality with Farmer Tyler and Dr. Ricardo Hernandez

Farmer Tyler visits Dr. Ricardo Hernandez at North Carolina State University to learn about light quality research and its practical applications in horticulture.   See the...

Three Produce Companies with Packaging That Looks So Good, You’d Eat It

I'll admit it: I judge a book by its cover. I can't help it. I'm simply visually stimulated. I suspect most women are  --...

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...
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MicroGREENS written by Francesco Di Gioia and Pietro Santamaria

"MicroGREENS: novel fresh and functional food to explore all the value of biodiversity” written by Francesco Di Gioia e Pietro Santamaria.   Francesco Di Gioia...

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...

NY Sun Works Youth Conference: Discovering Sustainability Science

Originally published in Issue 10 by Youth Press Team (LanNi Harris, Tina Zhao, Equem Roel, Ainsley B, Erica Morales-Armstrong, Giovanna Mouzouras, Jaelyn Felton, Weronika, Emanuel...

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...

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