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...

Kimbal Musk is spreading a “community through food” philosophy

Kimbal Musk, co-founder of The Kitchen restaurants and The Kitchen Community, a non-profit organization that has established nearly 300 school Learning Gardens, is working...

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...

Urban Ag Zonings: Lessons from San Antonio

Originally published in Issue 13 By Mitch Hagney In many cities, urban gardeners operated in a legal gray zone in terms of where they were...

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...

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...

San Diego Food Systems Alliance: Bringing Urban Ag to the City by the Sea

The urban agriculture movement is alive and well in San Diego. With a nod to the San Diego Food Systems Alliance (SDFSA, http://www.sdfsa.org/) Executive...

The benefits of supplemental CO2 are worth the cost

Originally published in Issue 8 The benefits of supplemental carbon dioxide (CO2) on greenhouse crops are easy to quantify. Faster production times, higher yields and...

For hydroponic educator, innovation is a way of life

Originally published in Issue 15 By Sidsel Robards Not many teachers can come back to school telling students that their summer vacation included a visit to...

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...
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The Whole Story: Jeremy Barlow of Sloco in Nashville

Did you already catch our full story on Greener Roots in Nashville, TN in Issue 8? Well, we thought we'd give you even more to...
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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...

Updates: ICCEA, Hort Americas and UrbanAgNews.com

2014 has been a pretty amazing year for both Hort Americas andUrbanAgProducts.com, but it appears 2015 is going to be even better! First, as sponsors...

Why should you attend the International Congress for Controlled Environment Agriculture 2017? Part...

As I posted earlier this month, I have been fielding a lot of questions from industry peers asking why Hort Americas continues to support,...

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