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A Shout-Out from The New York Times

The New York Times gave us a shout-out! Urban Ag News founder Chris Higgins and the online magazine Urban Ag News were cited by The...
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Project Renewal & The Bedford Green House – Renewing Lives. Reclaiming Hope.

“Angels among us” was my first thought when I recently spoke to Sam Wells of Project Renewal (http://www.projectrenewal.org/) based in Lower Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood....
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London ‘Agritecture’ sustainability workshop to feature HydroGarden’s VydroFarm

Architects, commercial growers, entrepreneurs, engineers, marketers, designers and sustainability managers will be working together to consider a viable ‘agritecture’ concept for London at a...

CommercialWaste: The EU referendum and the environment: what next?

A comparison between environmental arguments to stay and leave. It is without doubt that Britain is poised to make one of the most important decisions...
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NPR Broadcast: How Canada Became a Greenhouse Superpower

NPR June 16, 20164:33 PM ET Heard on All Things Considered By Dan Charles If you're a home gardener in most of the country, your tomato plants are...

Able: Farm Planning Software Built For Farmers, By Farmers

When I first met Chris Lukenbill in March of 2015 at Indoor Ag Con in Las Vegas, he was the founder of Fresh with...
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Farm Ecology: Controlling Costs from Lessons Learned

One need not look far to understand that in the nascent industry of indoor vertical farming reside both appearance and reality. Between the two...
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Kansas State’s Urban Food Systems Symposium

The 2016 Urban Food Systems Symposium will be held June 22-25 at the Kansas State University Olathe campus in the metropolitan region of Kansas...

Interview with Paolo Marenghi of Auroras: Integrating Hardware, Software and Agriculture

It did not take long to realize the founder of Auroras (www.auroras.eu), Paolo Marenghi, was a kindred spirit. He may also be a distant...

NPR Broadcast: The Search For Tastier Supermarket Tomatoes: A Tale In 3 Acts

NPR June 3, 20164:58 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition By Dan Charles   One of my fondest childhood memories is of eating tomatoes. We picked them in the...

New York Sun Works Youth Conference

Photos from Ny SunWorks Youth Conference on June 2, 2016. Read the full article in Issue 14!

National Agricultural Leaders To Gather in Virginia Beach With Goal Of Strengthening Support of...

More than 700 agricultural leaders from across the country will gather in Virginia Beach September 20-22 to identify ways to secure the future success...

Fluence Bioengineering Achieves Breakthrough in Horticulture Lighting Efficacy According to University Studies

Recent tests conducted by Rutgers University and Utah State University confirm the Fluence VYPRx PLUS lighting system has achieved an efficacy 21 percent greater...
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Valoya expands its selection of professional LED grow lights

The Valoya C-series is complemented with the C75 DIM, a 1475 mm (5 feet) model in addition to the previously launched 1200 and 1800...

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