Ohio Controlled Environment Agriculture Center to hold Soilless Strawberry School

The Ohio State University will hold a workshop focusing on greenhouse strawberry production in March. Soilless Strawberry School Greenhouse-focused Track Learn all you need to grow strawberries in soilless substrates under greenhouse and high tunnel conditions. Online live lectures and discussion on March 26, 10am-3pm (EDT). Recordings will be available for additional 2 weeks. Registrations […]

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Take a virtual tour of the new controlled environment ag center at The Ohio State University

Dr. Chieri Kubota, the Director of the new center focusing on controlled environment agriculture and protected cultivation hosted this event to introduces the programs and membership. What OHCEAC is unique about is that we are integrative, interdisciplinary, and inclusive team conducting collaborative research to respond to CEA stakeholder needs. Our focus inclusively covers various production […]

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OSU holds virtual workshop on improving production via listening to plants

The Ohio State University is gearing up for the Greenhouse Management Workshop:  Improving Production via Listening to Plants, which will happen on January 27-29, 2021 from 10 am – 2 pm each day via Zoom. Growing ornamental and food crops in a controlled environment requires careful monitoring of plants’ physical and physiological aspects. This three-day […]

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The Ohio State University announces ground-breaking for the Controlled Environment Food Production Research Complex

This new, unique facility will support the needs of our faculty and students unlocking human potential for innovation. This greenhouse of the future will be a place for collaborative research, sustainable food production, and distinguish Ohio State from other institutions. The CEFPRC will be located at the Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory. This facility […]

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GE Current, a Daintree company Donates Horticulture Lighting Fixtures to The Ohio State University

272 Arize Element L1000 LED fixtures are being gifted to OSU’s horticulture program to help bring light to a future greenhouse on campus The greenhouse aims to be operational in 2021 CLEVELAND—GE Current, a Daintree company has gifted 272 horticultural lighting fixtures to The Ohio State University to benefit the university’s College of Food, Agricultural, […]

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The Ohio State University Greenhouse Management Workshop

Save the date! The Ohio State UniversityGREENHOUSE MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP Improving Production via Listening to PlantsJanuary 27-29, 2021 A virtual workshop from 10 am to 2 pm (ET) daily Topics focus on fundamentals and use of sensor technology for improved environmental control for food and ornamental crop production, including: Greenhouse management fundamentals: Plant physiological and physical aspects, […]

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The Ohio State University Empowerment Plant Workshop, July 2020 – NOW ONLINE

The Ohio State University, in partnership with Gotham Greens and Hort Americas, will be organizing the Plant Empowerment Workshop Online on July 9-10 , 2020 (10am – 2:30pm EDT). Advanced learning and discussion for growers towards “an integrated approach based on physics and plant physiology, leading to a balanced growing method for high yields, quality, saving […]

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New GLASE Webinar on off-season strawberry production

Strawberry production in greenhouses and indoor farms represents an uprising market that offers the potential for CEA growers to diversify and remain competitive. In this webinar Dr. Chieri Kubota from Ohio State University will discuss the opportunities of off-season strawberry production under controlled environments. Webinar title: Off-season strawberry production under controlled environments Date: November 21, 2019 Time: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. EST […]

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The Ohio State University is gearing up for Workshop on Sustainable and Safe Crop Production

The Ohio State University is organizing annual Greenhouse Management Workshop (January 16 & 17, 2020; Wooster, OH), providing learning opportunities for the basics of greenhouse management practices. Improve you crop productivity, from managing lighting, temperature and humidity to controlling disease and pests. Attend in person for educational sessions, greenhouse tours, and network reception. Attend via […]

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The Ohio State University to offer Greenhouse Management Workshop

The Ohio State University is organizing annual Greenhouse Management Workshop (January 16 & 17, 2020; Wooster, OH), providing learning opportunities for the basics of greenhouse management practices. In this workshop, our hydroponics track focuses on Hydroponic Food Safety and GAPs provided by OSU Food Safety GAP training team. The contents are relevant to indoor farms […]

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Great Lakes Ag Tech Summit

Whether you are a greenhouse grower or a vertical farmer, you won’t want to miss this. Join Urban Ag News, Hort Americas and Current, powered by GE, for the inaugural Great Lakes Ag Tech Summit on Monday, September 23. The summit will be held at at the historic Nela Park campus in Cleveland, Ohio. The […]

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GLASE announces its 2019 webinar and technical articles series

Webinars The GLASE Webinar Series features the latest technological innovations and best practices in the controlled environment agriculture (CEA) industry providing the participants an opportunity to discover new solutions and to connect with industry experts. The webinars are free. July 25 • 2-3 p.m. EDT – REGISTER HERESupplemental greenhouse lighting during propagationPresented by Erik Runkle […]

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“Producing High Quality Microgreens under Sole-source Lighting” by Dr. Roberto Lopez (Michigan State University)

Indoor Ag Science Café in May started out with a presentation by Dr. Roberto Lopez on environmental factors affecting human-health promoting nutrients and growth of microgreens. This is an area of studies in which we expect to develop in the next few years, taking advantage of full capacities of controlled environment without being affected outdoor […]

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Perspectives on Business Strategy and Economics of Vertical Agriculture

Two economists at MSU Product Center Food-Ag-Bio, Michigan State University, Chris Peterson and Simone Valle de Souza were presenting “Perspectives on the business strategy and economics of vertical agriculture”. Chris started out this month’s Café presentation by giving a strategic overview of indoor agriculture industry, followed by Simone’s proposed model-based optimization approach including crop yield […]

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