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CEATech looking to hire Operations Manager

At CEAtech, we owe our success to the efficiency of our organizational processes. To help maintain and grow this standard, we’re seeking an experienced operations manager to oversee daily activities. As an ideal candidate, you’ll have a sharp business mind and proven success managing multiple departments toward maximum productivity. You’ll be highly skilled in human […]

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‘How Tech In Farming Can Build A Resilient Food System’

AppHarvest CEO Jonathan Webb To Lead CEO Keynote Presentation At Las Vegas 2022 Indoor Ag-Con Press Release — AppHarvest Founder and CEO Jonathan Webb will lead the Indoor Ag-Con keynote presentation, “How Tech In Farming Can Build A Resilient Food System,” on Monday, February 28, 2022 from 11:00 am – 11:50 am. A headliner event […]

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Is your greenhouse or vertical farm operating sustainably?

The Controlled Environment Agriculture Design Standards (CEADS) will provide CEA growers with a means of doing a self-evaluation of their operations to achieve sustainability certification. The Controlled Environment Agriculture Design Standards (CEADS) certification program will enable CEA growers to identify those areas within their companies that are operating sustainably and where improvements can be made […]

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Agritecture to Host Pre-Event Urban Farm Planning Workshop at 2022 Indoor Ag-Con Las Vegas

Agritecture Designer Workshop Set For February 27, 2022 | 2 – 5 PMCaesars Forum, Las Vegas, NV Press Release — Urban and controlled environment agriculture advisory firm Agritecture will host the pre-event workshop, “Planning Your Commercial Urban Farming Business,” on Sunday, February 27, 2022 – the day before Indoor Ag-Con opens — February 28 – […]

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Infarm raises $200m to accelerate global expansion of climate-resilient vertical farms

Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Infarm, a rapidly growing urban farming company with a global presence, announced today that it has raised $200 million in a Series D funding round. The investment included participation from existing and new investors, including the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) – which will support the company’s expansion to countries in the Middle […]

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BrightFarms CEO Steve Platt & Cox Enterprises VP Steven Bradley kick off Indoor Ag-Con 2022 with opening morning keynote address

Platt & Bradley Headline Full Roster of Education, Networking & Expo Floor Innovations for Feb. 28–Mar. 1, 2022 Edition In Las Vegas PRESS RELEASE — BrightFarms CEO Steve Platt and Cox Enterprises VP Steven Bradley will lead the opening morning keynote address for the 9th annual edition of Indoor Ag-Con, scheduled for Feb. 28 – […]

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Pure Green Farms Chooses iUNU’s LUNA Platform to Advance Automation and AI

SOUTH BEND, Indiana —Pure Green Farms is a greenhouse operator  growing leafy greens in South Bend, Indiana. They recently received investment from Taylor  Farms, the leading North American producer of salads and healthy fresh foods with over 122,200  acres of field grown products and 16 salad producing facilities across North America.   Pure Green Farms operates […]

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Controlled indoor cultivation without daylight comes of age

Vertical farming can deliver guaranteed yield and quality anywhere in the world Interest in vertical farming is growing worldwide. This method of cultivation offers great advantages: local, fresh production that is possible at any location in a very sustainable way. On the negative side are the high electricity consumption and investment costs. Scientists from Wageningen […]

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UA-CEAC Hydroponic Tomato Intensive Workshop, January 2022

Next month, the University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center will be hosting Hydroponic Tomato Intensive Workshop- January 7th-9th (Friday-Sunday) both in-person and online. This workshop is perfect for novice growers and will be packed with tons of critical information. You will get access to numerous lecture materials, personal question follow-ups, hands-on applications, a certificate […]

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OSU Greenhouse Management Workshop is coming up!

The Ohio State University GREENHOUSE MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP Integrated Disease and Insect Management January 26-28, 2022 A virtual workshop from 9 am to 1 pm (ET) daily Insects and plant diseases can be a challenge for growing ornamental and food crops in a controlled environment. This 3-day virtual workshop will address greenhouse production fundamentals for controlling […]

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AppLit: The story of how companies can come together to strengthen communities

By Chris Higgins, President of Hort Americas During the very early months of the pandemic, our friends at AppHarvest came to us with a challenge. They wanted to know if Hort Americas could help them source lights that were: 1. Made in the USA. 2. Made in the Appalachian region. 3. Made at a cost equal or less than the competition offers. […]

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UF New Video: Five Tips on Managing Irrigation Reservoirs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Mohammad Yazdi from Ohio State University School of Environment and Natural Resources presents five tips for designing and managing irrigation reservoirs based on his research with James Owen (USDA-ARS), Steve Lyon (OSU), and Sarah White (Clemson University) in a new YouTube video (https://youtu.be/VKnIoVdy-0A). This video is hosted by Dr. Paul Fisher of […]

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Hort Americas and GE Current on mission: How can you make LED grow lights more affordable?

Geographic location is a major driver in who qualifies for a utility rebate and how many rebate dollars are available for specific projects. Photo courtesy of Hort Americas Article originally published by Hort Americas Hort Americas is working with Current to ensure their customers receive the maximum utility rebates for their LED grow light purchases. […]

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Texas A&M AgriLife Extension presents 3rd Annual Controlled Environment Conference

December 9–10, 2021 The 2021 Texas A&M Controlled Environment: Urban Agriculture Conference is designed for new and prospective growers interested in specialty crop production under controlled environment and for experienced growers who want to learn more about the nuts and bolts of crop production in a controlled environment. This conference is also suitable for hobbyists […]

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