Prevent tipburn on greenhouse lettuce

Originally published in Issue 9 Cornell University researchers developed a “fast crop” production schedule for greenhouse lettuce. But growers may have to alter cultural practices...
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Grow North Texas – How a Dallas Based Non-Profit Plans to Change the Way...

Introducing a City to Locally Grown Food [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8Hbf0xAyMc] Grow North Texas is a nonprofit that seeks to connect North Texans to food, farms, and community...

Why the International Congress for Controlled Environment Agriculture 2017? Part 1

Recently I have been fielding a lot of questions from industry peers asking why Hort Americas continues to support, sponsor and even have a...

DLV GreenQ Courses Updated

DLV GreenQ provides courses for (international) professionals in the greenhouse industry. In their practical research facility called the Improvement Centre new knowledge is generated through...

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...
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Grown Locally: Quality, Community and Family at Ruibal’s Plants of Texas

Growing the best ornamentals, vegetables for Dallas [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=paD-Mni4gms] Urban Ag Products presents "Grown Locally: Quality, Community and Family" a short documentary about Ruibal's Plants of...
Home of Honest Coffee in Salford

Manchester’s Home of Honest Coffee turns hydroponic with the help of Refarming and HydroGarden

Creative working space and artisan coffee shop, Home of Honest Coffee, in the city of Salford, has taken one more step towards sustainability following...

The Bright Agrotech ZipFarm™

The Story of ZipFarm Starting a farm is nearly impossible to the farmer with low capital, no crew, and no farmland. These requirements help no one;...

What are the production and training issues facing controlled environment agriculture growers?

Ohio State University professor Chieri Kubota is focused on helping to resolve the production and training challenges facing controlled environment growers. Trying to produce vegetables...

Meeting the environmental challenge of growing food crops

Originally published in Issue 12 More predictable production levels and harvest dates are driving growers to adopt controlled environment agriculture. Even though most greenhouse vegetable growers...

Urban Ag News continues to evolve and expand with the controlled environment agriculture industry

Originally published in Issue 10 Urban Ag News was started as a tool to provide people interested in controlled environment agriculture with an unbiased information...

Are you really ready to start your urban farm operation?

By David Ceaser Originally published in Issue 10 So, you have been dreaming about starting an urban farm or are about to launch your new career with...

Japan Plant Factory Association and Smart City, Kashiwa-No-Ha Town

Originally published in Issue 12 By Eri Hayashi, Japan Plant Factory Association, Industry Expert The Japan Plant Factory Association is a nonprofit organization founded in 2010...

Village farms uses technology to increase efficiency & produce better crops

Originally published in Issue 10 Mike DeGiglio, president and chief executive officer at Village Farms International, spoke with Urban Ag News about his company’s approach...

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