New partnership to drive innovation in perennial fruits

AgTech solutions company Autogrow and Plant & Food Research today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) confirming their intention to collaborate in the development of protocols to maximize yield and enable continuous production of perennial fruits. The agreement was signed by Autogrow CEO Darryn Keiller and Dr Kieran Elborough, General Manager Science – New Cultivar Innovation […]

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Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture to be held in Abu Dhabi to tackle food security across Mena during UAE Innovation Month

Alongside the region’s first ever dedicated B2B event for honey production apiARAB, and VIV MEA the world’s leading expo for poultry and livestock production. The Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture 2018 (GFIA), returns to Abu Dhabi as part of the UAE’s Innovation Month to showcase the latest game-changing innovations and technology from across the […]

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Crop diversification helps ensure Westland Orchids and Westland Produce stay profitable

Originally published in Issue 12 As the U.S. market for ornamental and food crops continues to evolve, Westland Orchids and Westland Produce are looking for products that consumers are willing to pay for and are profitable. When Jerry Van Wingerden started growing greenhouse cut flowers at Westland Orchids Inc. in Carpinteria, Calif., in 1971, he […]

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How Growers are Producing Safe Food

Originally published in Issue 11 As the rules of the Food Safety Modernization Act are finalized, greenhouse growers will be required to ensure the edible crops they produce are safe for human consumption. Recent data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 48 million people are sickened each year by foodborne pathogens. […]

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Grown Locally: Quality, Community and Family at Ruibal’s Plants of Texas

Growing the best ornamentals, vegetables for Dallas Urban Ag Products presents “Grown Locally: Quality, Community and Family” a short documentary about Ruibal’s Plants of Texas and how they are passionate about locally grown produce and plants Matt Ruibal, owner of Ruibal’s Plants of Texas in Dallas, is looking to pro- duce the best ornamental plants […]

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Food Crisis: The Problem & The Solution

The Problem Yuck – A 4th Grader’s Short Documentary About School Lunch – Trailer by maxwellproject A brave fourth grader goes undercover to reveal the truth about the food service program at his elementary school. The Solution Food For Thought at The Grow Haus Check out the full article here. The Grow Haus is an […]

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