Which wavelengths of light are the most effective in photosynthesis?

How does light quality affect plant growth? THE COLOR OR WAVELENGTH OF LIGHT Light quality refers to the spectral distribution of light or the relative number...

Hort Americas recent article on “Using Organics Fertilizers in Hydroponic Lettuce Production”

We really felt that this article was worth re-blogging. Thanks to Dave Kuack and Hort Americas for the content on your Blog June 13,...

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...

Essential Plant Nutrients Educational Video – Part 2

Part 2 in the Plant Nutrients 101 educational video series by Urban Ag News. Farmer Tyler and Dr. Don Wilkerson define the three states...

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...

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...

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...

PlantLab: My First Indoor Ag Crush

Lately I have realized I need to be more objective and less complimentary towards my subjects and subject matter. It’s important I create get-to-the-point...

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...

Big Tex Urban Farms uses hydroponic systems to teach, feed local Dallas residents

Big Tex Urban Farms has seen the benefits of hydroponic growing in its efforts to become a better community partner. Big Tex Urban Farms has...

Getting serious about hydroponic vegetable production

Originally published in Issue 4 The GrowHaus is refining its production methods and product mix to satisfy its expanding customer base. In July when Tyler Baras...

Growing Power: An Urban Farmer and an Urban Agriculture Legend

Originally published in Urban Ag News Issue 1 Growing Power founder Will Allen is using urban agriculture to bring healthy fresh food to all economical...

Japan Special Report: Plant Factories with Artificial Light (PFAL)

Originally published in Issue 11 By Eri Hayashi, Japan Plant Factory Association, Industry Expert After the 1980s and 1990s, Japan has been experiencing its third boom...
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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...

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