NY Sun Works Youth Conference: Discovering Sustainability Science

Originally published in Issue 10 by Youth Press Team (LanNi Harris, Tina Zhao, Equem Roel, Ainsley B, Erica Morales-Armstrong, Giovanna Mouzouras, Jaelyn Felton, Weronika, Emanuel Granja, Marsela Doko, and Finn Brennan) Photos courtesy of NY Sun Works Youth Press Team Sponsored by HortAmericas On Friday, June 12, 2015, NY Sun Works held the 4th annual […]

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Aquaponics Association Announces 2017 National Industry Conference

The Aquaponics Association 2017 National Industry Conference – Putting Down Roots November 3-5 Red Lion Hotel, Jantzen Beach Portland, Oregon The Aquaponics Association has announced its 2017 national conference, Putting Down Roots, to be held in Portland, Oregon November 3 – 5. The Conference will feature the following aquaponic experts: Dr. Nick Savidov, Lethbridge College Murray Hallam, […]

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September Johannesburg Summit on Launching Successful Commercial Indoor Farming in Africa and its Cities

South Africa will play host to the inaugural Urban Agri Summit 2017 in Johannesburg this September 7-8. The two-day event will bring together stakeholders from the Vertical Farming, Greenhouse and Control Environment Agriculture sectors to discuss Launching Successful Commercial Indoor farming for Africa. Feeding Africa’s rapidly growing urban population is a daunting challenge for Governments. […]

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2017 Florida Protected Ag and Hydroponics Conference hosted by the University of Florida/IFAS

2017 Florida Protected Ag and Hydroponics Conference will be hosted by the University of Florida/IFAS Live Oak and Balm Ag Research Centers.  The event will be held at Gulf Coast Research in Balm. Participants will have a unique opportunity to start the conference by visiting one of two established commercial farms using protective ag and […]

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The Green Miracle of the Bronx to Deliver Aglanta’s Keynote

Hearing Stephen Ritz of Green Bronx Machine speak is a sensational experience. Stephen’s energetic style fully engages by binding the listener on a journey of wide ranging emotions. There will be moments of intense sorrow and despair where the world seems hopelessly broken. Rest assured though, Stephen guides us to emerge from rock bottom with […]

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East Meets West: Recap

It was a privilege and an honor to be part of the organizing team and also to moderate the “East Meets West” conference held at the California Agriculture Center last month in Salinas, California. The first event of its kind brought together seven member-companies from the JPFA (Japan Plant Factory Association) led by association President […]

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Japanese Vertical Farming Leaders visit USA Agriculture Heartland

East Meets West: Urban Ag News and the Japan Plant Factory Association come together for Nor Cal Networking Event Urban Ag News and the Japan Plant Factory Association in coordination with the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry are pleased to announce a joint networking event with US-based agriculture organizations and operations. The event will […]

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The City of Atlanta’s Inaugural Aglanta Conference Where Growing Opportunity Meets Thriving Community

We invite you to attend the Aglanta Conference on February 19, 2017 at The Georgia Railroad Freight Depot. The Aglanta Conference is a gathering to showcase urban and controlled environment agriculture (CEA) innovation in the City of Atlanta. The City of Atlanta has partnered with Blue Planet Consulting to bring together restaurateurs, grocers, architects, entrepreneurs, […]

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7th National Small Farm Conference To Be Held in Virginia Beach This Fall

7th National Small Farm Conference To Be Held in Virginia Beach This Fall

September 20-22, 2016 Virginia State University’s College of Agriculture will host the 7th National Small Farm Conference, “Creating and Sustaining Small Farmers and Ranchers,” on September 20-22, 2016, at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Virginia Tech. The conference will consist of short courses, oral and poster […]

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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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Headed to Vegas

Its Sunday evening and I am on a flight headed to Las Vegas, Nevada. Fortunately, I will be skipping the Strip, the mega hotels and the casinos. Instead I will be headed downtown for a intense week at Indoor Ag-Con. My week will include being a judge at the Agritecture Workshop with Dr. Dickson Despommier, […]

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Panelist at the International Congress on Controlled Environment Ag

One of the most impressive features of the International Congress on Controlled Environment Agriculture, also know as the ICCEA2015 (http://www.icceapanama.org/), is the ever growing list of speakers and panelist. Here is the current list of speakers: Dr. Toyoki Kozai – Chiba University Dr. Leo Marcelis – Wageningen University Dr. Wei Fang – National University of […]

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ICCEA Panama Continues to Add Amazing Speakers

As #ICCEA2015 in Panama gets closer, I am getting more excited for this unique opportunity. Why? It is simple, the list of speakers and panelist continue to grow and become more and more impressive. I have already highlighted some of the speakers including industry leading researchers and professors like Dr. Kozai (Chiba University), Dr. Marcellis […]

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Update: 2015 International Congress on Controlled Environment Ag

I am excited to announce the addition of two amazing speakers for the ICCEA Panama in May 2015. First, let me introduce Dr. Ricardo Hernandez of the University of Arizona’s Controlled Environment Agriculture Center. Ricardo is currently conducting research in plant physiology in controlled environments. His current project (and part of his presentation) focuses on […]

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