Critical Foodscapes: what does the future hold for urban gardening?

A One Day Conference on July 7, 2016 at the University of Warwick, UK Confirmed Keynote: Dr Chiara Tornaghi (Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience, Coventry University, UK)   Urban gardening has long promised radical alternatives to industrialized food production and the organization of modern urban spaces. Yet despite recent increases in popularity and a conspicuous proliferation of its […]

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CropKing Introductory Grower Workshop – Spring 2016

CropKing is a supplier of quality hydroponic growing supplies and equipment. But more than just supplying the best equipment for growing, it is important to educate both new growers and potential growers about the industry that they are venturing into. A good understanding of what is involved in the growing process, as well as the […]

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Hort Americas and Bright Agro Tech partner for a free webinar on picking substrates for hydroponics

Choosing a Hydroponic Substrate: Tips From the Pros Hort Americas has partnered with Upstart Farmers – Bright Agrotech to offer a free webinar on choosing a hydroponic substrate! Knowing what your hydroponic system needs can be hard. To help you out, Dr. Nate from Bright Agrotech, Chris Higgins, and Tyler Baras from HortAmericas lent their experience and knowledge […]

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Leading US Indoor Agriculture Conference Expands to Take a Crop Agnostic Approach at its 4th Annual Event

LAS VEGAS, NV. (February 3, 2016) — Indoor agriculture is one of the fastest-growing parts of global farming as it aids in tackling issues of drought and offers local fresh produce year-round to consumers. Indoor Ag-Con – the US indoor agriculture industry’s leading conference – will be hosting its 4th Annual Indoor Ag-Con in Las Vegas, NV […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) for Food Production and Environmental Stewardship

The University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center (CEAC) 2016 Short Course will focus on Controlled Environment Agriculture for food production within traditional rural and nontraditional urban farms, with special concerns for water, energy use and environmental stewardship. The 15th annual Greenhouse Crop Production & Engineering Design Short Course will be held from March 20 […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) for Food Production and Environmental Stewardship

The CEAC is offering the January 2016 Intensive Courses on Hydroponic Tomato and/or Hydroponic Lettuce Production in Tucson, AZ. You can attend the Tomato specific course from January 3 – 8, the Lettuce specific course from January 8 – 10, or both courses from January 3 – 10. Where else can you receive a semester […]

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First Indoor Ag-Con in Asia

Leading US Indoor Agriculture Conference Partners with Microsoft to DiscussPlant Factories, AgTech At Its First Asia Event   SINGAPORE. (October15, 2015) —As it offers solutions to drought, food supply chain challenges and the scarcity of new farmland, indoor agriculture is one of the fastest-growing aspects of global farming. Indoor Ag-Con –the US indoor agriculture’s industry’s […]

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Crop King workshop

CropKing Introductory Grower Workshop

CropKing is a supplier of quality hydroponic growing supplies and equipment. But more than just supplying the best equipment for growing, it is important to educate both new growers and potential growers about the industry that they are venturing into. A good understanding of what is involved in the growing process, as well as the options that […]

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4th Annual Seedstock Sustainable Agriculture Conference

I want to make sure that you know about the 4th Annual Seedstock Sustainable Agriculture Conference: “Innovation and the Rise of Local Food” – http://seedstockconference.com – scheduled for Nov. 3 – 4, 2015, at UC San Diego. The conference will explore the confluence of agricultural innovation and the escalating demand for locally grown food. Presented […]

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Indoor Ag Con New York

Indoor Ag-Con New York

Have you registered for this event yet? You should!   INVITATION TO JOIN US AT INDOOR AG-CON NEW YORK We wanted to encourage you to join us at an upcoming event; Indoor Ag-Con New York. Indoor Ag-Con hosts events about indoor agriculture; growing produce and raising fish using hydroponic, aquaponic and aeroponic techniques in greenhouses, warehouses […]

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Cornell Floriculture Field Day

Cornell Floriculture Field Day

Cornell Floriculture Field Day Tuesday, August 11, 2015 What’s Trending in Horticulture? Brought to you by Cornell University and New York State Flower Industries Five reasons Cornell Floriculture Field Day is the must-attend event of summer:   New! Cornell Alumni and Friends reception. Come to Ithaca, NY an evening early for the 2015 alumni and […]

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Indoor Ag-Con Done, Next Up…Lighting up ICCEA 2015

The 2015 Indoor Ag-Con Las Vegas was (like always) an excellent event.  It was a chance to hear from business leaders from outside the industry, leaders from within the industry as well as (many) new comers and innovative thinkers with goals of revolutionizing the world of fresh produce. There were two presentations that I really […]

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Busy Spring for Controlled Environment Ag

The next few of months are shaping up to be an amazing spring if you are interested in learning about opportunities, ideas, innovations, inspirations and techniques that will ultimately shape the way we grow, ship and eat fresh produce. UrbanAgNews.com will take complete advantage of these opportunities by attending 3 events that focus on innovation […]

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