Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Lighting Research Center Releases New Report on LED Horticultural Lighting Systems

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has published a new report on the energy and economic performance of LED horticultural luminaires. The...

2018 Virginia Smart Farming Conference POSTPONED

Because of unexpected scheduling and weather concerns, the Virginia Smart Farming Conference on Using Controlled Environment Agriculture has been postponed until March 5, 2019. Our team...

Earn CEUs with Weed Management

University of Florida Greenhouse Training Online courses Earn CEUs with Weed Management Manage all aspects of weed management in nurseries and greenhouses, including weed...

Lighting in greenhouses and vertical farms course at Wageningen University

Course: Lighting in greenhouses and vertical farms 3-5 April 2017 Wageningen, The Netherlands Do you want to improve the use of LED lighting in greenhouse production or...
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Fritz Meier: Returns of new mobile gutter system exceeds our expectations

Fritz Meier from Gebrüder Meier Gemüsekulturen AG in Dällikon, Switzerland, runs a a horticultural company together with his brother and sister. It’s about 100...

RUFEPA + Green Sense Farms, Join Forces to Build Next Generation Indoor Farms

Green Sense Farms Holdings, Inc., today announced the formation of a joint venture with RUFEPA a Spanish greenhouse builder with over 25 years of...

HydroGarden heralded as leading innovator in EEF’s Future Manufacturing Awards

Coventry-based pioneer of hydroponics, HydroGarden, has been recognised for its innovative vertical-farming system, VydroFarm, in the EEF’s Future of Manufacturing Regional Awards 2016. HydroGarden won...

2016 State of Indoor Farming Survey Results

We partnered with Agrilyst to get detailed insight into the #indooragriculture industry. Check out the report here: http://stateofindoorfarming.agrilyst.com/

Workshop: HVAC Fundamentals for Growing Indoors

How to leverage environmental control for profitability Whether you're growing in a greenhouse, warehouse, or container, climate management is key to the success of your...
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A TEDx talk by Dr. Joel L. Cuello – Artificial Intelligence Does Food

Dr. Joel L. Cuello, Professor of Biosystems Engineering at the University of Arizona brings us a TEDx talk on artificial intelligence as it can relate...
Valoya LED grow lights

Valoya drives Queen Mary University’s research into higher yields in agricultural crops in collaboration...

Valoya (Helsinki, FInland) a leading provider of advanced plant lighting systems, worked with Microsoft Corp. to create next generation of state of the art...

The Worst Mistake a Farmer Can Make in HVAC Design

By Amy Storey   Controlling the climate is a top concern for indoor farmers, both in controllability and operating costs. It should be, since climate is largely...

CEAC Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology Course – Week 2-1

Urban Ag News proud to feature Dr. Chieri Kubota's class on Greenhouse Plant Physiology and Technology. Dr. Kubota was a professor at the University of Arizona and...

Not a Pipe Dream Anymore. Space-Farming: A Long Legacy Leading Us to Mars

How are plants grown in space? March 30, 2017 Following a new NASA bill, passed in March by the US Congress and which authorizes $19.5 billion...

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