GreenTech Americas Conference: Controlled environment agriculture

GreenTech Americas will take place from March 12 – 14 at Querétaro Congress Center (QCC) in Mexico. It will focus on bringing together knowledge and cutting-edge technologies for growers in controlled environments in the region of Americas. With 200 companies and more than 3,000 expected attendees GreenTech Americas marks a pivotal moment in shaping a future for the region’s horticulture.Leading […]

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TREND REPORT PART TWO-INDOOR AG-CON 2024: Climate Control, Smart Irrigation, Healthy Super Food

Las Vegas, NV (February 28, 2024) – Indoor Ag-Con returns March 11-12 to Caesars Forum Las Vegas offering attendees an insider look into the driving forces behind the ever-evolving vertical farming | greenhouse | controlled environment agriculture industry. Boasting an expanded Expo Hall with 200+ exhibiting companies showcasing the most cutting-edge products, services and tools […]

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10 Things to see and do at Indoor Ag-Con, the largest and leading event dedicated to indoor agriculture

Explore Expanded Expo Hall with 200 Exhibitors, Be Inspired by Three Compelling Keynotes, Sit in  on Educational Conference Sessions including NEW Cannabis Track, Networking Events  Las Vegas, NV (February 15, 2024) –Indoor Ag-Con, the largest and leading trade show and  conference dedicated to vertical farming | greenhouse | controlled environment agriculture, will return  to Caesars […]

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Quantified Sensor Technology wins challenge Mexico

Quantified Sensor Technology emerged as the winner in the start- and scale-up challenge, a collaborative effort by GreenTech Americas, the Netherlands Embassy in Mexico, the Netherlands Business Support Office Querétaro, UTEQ, and AVAG. The Dutch start-up stood out among 8 notable entries, earning the opportunity to showcase their innovative and sustainable solutions for the Latin […]

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Industry Leaders from Gotham Greens, Plenty, Red Sun Farms, and Soli Organic join Keynote line-up for Indoor Ag-Con Las Vegas 2024

Top Execs Share Insights on Future Landscape of Controlled Environment Agriculture Las Vegas, NV – Indoor Ag-Con is excited to announce its third keynote address, “Leader Insights: Charting the Future Landscape of Controlled Environment Agriculture,” led by industry veterans on Monday, March 11 at 11am. The keynote will feature Moderator, Daniel Malech, Board Chair of […]

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The OptimIA Project presents theOptimIA University lecture series: “Basic Knowledge for Indoor Farming”

Free, online educational materials created to support your learning and training in mastering indoor farming science and technologies What Will I Learn The general learning objectives of this lecture series are:Being familiar with indoor farming system componentsUnderstanding basics of hydroponic culture management, andBeing able to start planning your own indoor farming business What Topics are […]

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Adam Bergman, Global Head of AgTech for Citi, Joins Keynote Line-Up for Indoor Ag-Con Las Vegas, March 11-12, 2024

Bergman to deliver address on “Indoor Farming: The Next Revolution in Agriculture”  Las Vegas, NV –Indoor Ag-Con is pleased to announce that Adam Bergman,  Managing Director, Clean Energy Transition Group, Global Head of AgTech for Citi, will deliver the day two morning keynote address on March 12, 2024 at 8 am at Caesars Forum Las […]

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GLASE Launches New Greenhouse Systems Short Course

Researchers, growers, and manufacturers showcase benefits of efficient greenhouse technology ITHACA, NY – The Cornell University Greenhouse Lighting and Systems Engineering (GLASE) consortium will deliver their latest virtual short course with a focus on three interactive greenhouse systems. Experts from academia and industry will share how growers can select and operate greenhouse coverings, climate screens, and supplemental horticultural […]

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Texas A&M AgriLife expands controlled environment horticulture initiatives

Horticultural research remains at epicenter of growing field By Adam Russell, Texas A&M AgriLife Communication Specialist Jeff Bednar, owner/operator of Profound Foods in Fairview, is relatively new to controlled environment horticulture. It might surprise any visitor to his 10-acre farm — featuring 10,000 square feet, soon to be 50,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor […]

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IUNU Gears Up for New Growth Phase with Sales Leader Don Cronin at the Helm

Positioning for Profitable Expansion While Empowering Growers  SEATTLE, WA – IUNU, a leading automation provider in Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA), announced the appointment of Don Cronin as its new Vice President of Sales, marking a shift towards accelerated growth and market expansion. This move comes at a pivotal moment for both IUNU and the CEA […]

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Can Vertical Farms be Profitable Using LED Grow Lights?

Bruce Bugbee, professor of crop physiology at Utah State University, refers to the exclusive use of LEDs in closed indoor farms as electric light agriculture. He said no matter how efficient LEDs become, they are still competing with free photons from the sun. Photo by John Frey While controlled environment agriculture continues to expand, there […]

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The Top 5 Indoor Ag Science Café Videos of 2023

The 1st Indoor Ag Science Café of 2024 will be onTuesday, January 16 at 11:00 AM Eastern (UTC-05:00): “Introducing Spinach in Hydroponic Crop Production”by Dr. John Ertle (PP Systems) Please sign up to receive your Zoom link #1 Growing Culinary Herbs under Controlled Environments #2 Hydroponic Spinach #3 Growing leafy greens with a low-pH hydroponic solution for […]

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Does Quality Matter? If So, Prove It.

If it’s too good to be true, it probably is. We all know brands with products and services that represent quality. But have you ever been the person responsible for selling quality? For earning the premium price associated with producing quality products?   Since my first job in 1996, every company I worked for, represented or […]

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Bioactives: What are they, why are they important and how will they impact CEA and Ag-tech?

With phytonutrients trending, we want to delve into what we mean by ‘bioactives’ and how they could impact Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA). Put simply, bioactives are physiologically-active compounds located in plant organelles with the potential to positively impact human health. Studies indicate that consumption of a diet rich in bioactive compounds with antioxidant activity, including […]

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