Soilless Substrate Science: Be a Part of the Next (R)evolution in Specialty Crops

Horticulture is rooted in soilless culture, with ample opportunities for ever-evolving systems to better produce specialty crops while overcoming a diminishing availability of soil fumigants, increasing pest pressure, and the need for flexibility in a constantly changing world of new cultivars and production methods. Soilless culture, specifically using growing media (i.e. soilless substrates), provides an […]

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Autogrow expands into Europe with new role and new farm solutions

Autogrow has ramped up their activity in the Northern Hemisphere by establishing a new Sales Director Europe and U.K. role based in the Netherlands supporting their expanding customer base for new digital farming solutions FarmRoad® and Folium®. CEO Darryn Keiller says, “this expansion into Europe is counter-intuitive during a pandemic however innovation and crop production […]

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“Generation Growth” Coming Soon

We have been following Stephen Ritz for years and have always been one of his biggest fans! We agree that everyone should have easy access to healthy food choices and support the work being done in public schools in The Bronx and beyond. Generation Growth – Theatrical Trailer from Mu Sun on Vimeo.

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Making capital expenditure decisions during times of uncertainty e.g. COVID-19

By Silver Fern. Originally shared with GPN If you are an owner or manager of a business, you are likely an operator and an investor. As an investor, you decide what to do with the capital you have. Should you: 1) keep it in cash, 2) reinvest in your business, or 3) return it to […]

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“Hydroponic Nutrient Management Basics” from the Indoor Science Cafe

This presentation ‘Hydroponic Nutrient Management Basics’ was given by Dan Gillespie (JR Peters Inc.) during our 22nd cafe forum on September 22nd, 2020. Indoor Ag Science Cafe is organized by the OptimIA project team funded by USDA SCRI grant program.

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JPFA’s Famed Introductory Training Course on Plant Factories with Artificial Lighting (PFALs)

Oct. 8-Nov. 2, 2020 Learn Online This Year! Special Features Will Excite You. Apply now! The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak this year has forced the Japan Plant Factory Association (JPFA) to give up running its renowned Introductory Training Course on Plant Factories with Artificial Lighting (PFALs) as usual since JPFA gives top priority to the […]

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Vertical Farming to Shape Food’s Future

Top Companies to Share Expertise at Online Congress The first Vertical Farming World Congress will be held online from 22nd to 24th September, bringing together the sector’s top minds and businesses, who believe the coronavirus pandemic will accelerate the industry’s inevitable growth. With the theme ‘Shaping Food’s Future’, the event is sponsored by LED lighting […]

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Urban Foods Systems Symposium in October will focus on climate, community, security, production and distribution

All things food in and for urban areas will be in focus during the 3rd Urban Food Systems Symposium scheduled for virtual delivery on Wednesdays in October and hosted this year by Kansas State University and K-State Research and Extension. 2020 Urban Food Systems Symposium online sessions will be offered from 10 a.m. to 3 […]

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Hyve Indoor Farming Systems looking to hire Indoor Farming Technology Sales and Support position

Indoor Farming Technology Sales & Support position for the territory of North and South America This is an outstanding opportunity for a person who is willing to learn theControlled Environment Agriculture business from the ground up. There issignificant advancement potential for the right person in this rapidly growing cutting-edge company. For Interest in applying, please […]

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CEA Food Safety Coalition to lead Indoor Ag-Conversations Webinar September 9, 2020

Experts From Leading Indoor Farms To Discuss Food Safety Challenges & Opportunities Unique to CEA Press Release — The CEA Food Safety Coalition will bring together a panel of food safety experts from Bowery Farming, Planted Detroit, Plenty, and BrightFarms to discuss “Food Safety Challenges and Opportunities Unique to CEA” on September 9, 2020 from […]

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Earn CEUs with Disease Management starting September 28

University of Florida Greenhouse Training Online courses Learn how to prevent and manage diseases in nurseries and greenhouses. Disease Management is the fourth course of the award-winning Greenhouse Online Training courses offered by the University of Florida IFAS Extension. This intermediate course is designed for growers with some experience and training and offers Continuing Education […]

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Urban Crop Solutions launches new “Modulex Plant Factory”

Indoor Vertical Farming is a fast-emerging agriculture technology which provides compelling solutions to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals: waste less food and support local farmers (Goal 2), avoid wasting water (Goal 6) and provide decent work (Goal 8). However, few early adopters are making a profit. Urban Crop Solutions has worked tirelessly to find […]

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Autogrow releases public API to empower growers

Autogrow has released a public API (Application Programming Interface) allowing connectivity between their Folium sensor network and other farm sensor data. “Growers currently feel frustrated by not having systems that speak to each other. And the truth is that, until other large industry players also provide public APIs, growers are always going to be constrained […]

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Hort Americas offers new Short Courses online, next is on hydroponic strawberries

Press Release – Hort Americas continues to push their industry knowledge, showing that they are not only a company interested in selling, but offering the technical service to go with it. They have had three short courses so far, but if you missed them you can request them on-demand! You can register now for the next […]

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