The Development of a Tomato from NatureFresh Farms

One of the greatest joys of growing tomatoes is the moment when the first fruit start turning color and we know that the harvesting...

Kevin M. Folta on Controlled Environment Agriculture from ICCEA 2017

By Talking Biotech Podcast hosted by Kevin M. Folta In the race to feed 10 billion people by 2050 some agricultural production will shift to where...

The Power of a Plant – Green Bronx Machine

Globally acclaimed teacher, Stephen Ritz, author of "The Power of a Plant" shows how in one of the nation’s poorest communities, his students thrive...

National Organic Standards Board spring meeting summary from the Coalition for Sustainable Organics

By Lee Frankel and the Coalition for Sustainable Organics “Conflicted” is the most common sentiment of National Organic Standards Board members moving forward on the issue...

University of Florida Greenhouse Training Online courses new dates announced

Do you have grower staff who are irrigating and fertilizing greenhouse crops, but have not had formal training in horticulture? The University of Florida...

Aquaponics Association releases information on micro-organisms

Aquaponic Systems Utilize the Soil Food Web to Grow Healthy Crops Download their fact sheet, click here.

The Dallas Morning News features Dallas’ Central Market for growing their own salad

Published by the Dallas Morning News You want fresh? Dallas' Central Market is growing salad behind the store By Maria Halkias Fresh is a word that’s used...

Indoor Ag-Con Returns to Las Vegas to Discuss Farm Economics and New Technology Trends...

Indoor Ag-Con – the indoor agriculture industry’s premier conference – will be returning to Las Vegas for the fifth year on May 3-4, 2017...

Survey for Hydroponic Growers of Food Crops by Michigan State University and Iowa State...

Are You a Hydroponic Grower of Food Crops? Michigan State and Iowa State University Researchers Need your Input! Controlled environment agriculture (CEA) production researchers Roberto...

Green Sense Radio Show: Urban Farming and LED grow lights

Controlled Environment Agriculture growing with LED lights March 31, 2017 Price and technology is changing to make controlled environment agriculture more affordable and efficient. Growing indoors with...

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...

Using light to enhance the nutritional value of microgreens

Originally published in LightHort The cover photo (taken by Joshua Craver) of the January issue of the Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science features microgreens. Microgreens...

Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research New Innovator In Food and Agriculture Research Nomination

Dr. Ricardo Hernandez seeks to revolutionize specialty crop production by synergistically uniting new controlled environment technology (lighting), environmental recipes (plant eco-physiology), and exotic germplasm...

Canadian researchers advance supplemental lighting for the greenhouse industry

By Brian Poel, originally published in LightHort New technologies in controlled-environment agriculture allow growers to manage crop production in ways like never before. Dr. Xiuming...

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