North American Strawberry Growers Association

It is not often that I get a chance to go to a new event that relates to issues and topics that are likely...

Urban Ag News continues to evolve

Even as Urban Ag News’ method of delivering information on the controlled environment agriculture industry changes, it will continue to diligently work to provide...

Urban agritourism brings extra farm revenue

Originally published in Issue 14 By Mitch Hagney Sometimes rather than bringing crops to the customers, customers come to the crops. The public’s enthusiasm for urban farming...
Microgreens-book

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...

Urban Ag News attends high tech greenhouse opening

Urban Ag News recently visited Golden Fresh Farms in Ohio. Golden Fresh Farms, a subsidiary of Red Sun Farms, has completed Phase 1 of their high-tech...

North American Strawberry Growers Symposium and Meeting

This past week I had the opportunity to attend the 8th North American Strawberry Symposium in Ventura, California (hosted by the North American Strawberry...

Dr. Roberto Lopez joins Michigan State University Horticulture faculty

Dr. Roberto Lopez has joined the faculty in the Department of Horticulture at Michigan State University (MSU) in East Lansing, Michigan as an Assistant...

How Growers are Producing Safe Food

Originally published in Issue 11 As the rules of the Food Safety Modernization Act are finalized, greenhouse growers will be required to ensure the edible...

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...

Determining the potential benefits of LEDs on plants

Originally published in Issue 15, October 2016 Researchers at Wageningen University in the Netherlands are studying the effects of LED lights on the growth, flowering...

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...

Headed to Vegas

Its Sunday evening and I am on a flight headed to Las Vegas, Nevada. Fortunately, I will be skipping the Strip, the mega hotels...

Houweling’s Tomatoes showcases “The future of farming” at its new greenhouse facility

Originally published in Issue 11, Oct. 2015 Houweling’s Tomatoes’ new 28-acre greenhouse operation in Mona, Utah, is using waste heat and carbon dioxide from a...

Horticubes XL, Horticultural Foam from Oasis Grower Solutions and Hort Americas

Horticube XL was created for the specific needs of professional hydroponic growers, its modified cell structure and unique chemistry promotes faster, stronger root growth....

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