Soilless Substrate Science: Be a Part of the Next (R)evolution in Specialty Crops

Horticulture is rooted in soilless culture, with ample opportunities for ever-evolving systems to better produce specialty crops while overcoming a diminishing availability of soil fumigants, increasing pest pressure, and the need for flexibility in a constantly changing world of new cultivars and production methods. Soilless culture, specifically using growing media (i.e. soilless substrates), provides an […]

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2nd Annual Global CEA Census Announced: CEA Amidst COVID-19

AgTech leaders Autogrow and Agritecture Consulting have launched their 2nd Annual Global CEA Census, focusing on understanding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on controlled environment agriculture (CEA) operations around the world. “We’re all operating in a unique situation right now and what’s required is a reality check. All of us, including growers, suppliers, distributors, […]

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Systems Analysis of Hydroponic, Aquaponic, and Aeroponic Food Production (HAAFP) in Six US Cities

Written by Blaire O’Neal, PhD, San Diego University I am excited to share the survey for my research project, “Systems Analysis of Hydroponic, Aquaponic, and Aeroponic Food Production in the United States. This research is funded by the United State Department of Agriculture and administered by myself, Dr. Blaire O’Neal, a postdoctoral fellow at San […]

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Join JPFA’s Urgent Survey on the Impact of COVID-19 (Vol.1)

PRESS RELEASE — As the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues to spread and create challenges worldwide, our hearts go out to all who have been affected by the outbreak of COVID-19. In this challenging time, we feel concerted effort is crucial to our sector more than ever before. Japan Plant Factory Association (JPFA) is conducting a […]

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Autogrow and Agritecture Release First-Ever Global CEA Census Report

PRESS RELEASE – NEW YORK, New York – Global automation specialist Autogrow and New York-based Agritecture Consulting have released their first Global CEA Census Report, the most in-depth global survey of indoor & controlled environment agriculture ever conducted, with 316 total respondents from 54 countries. Despite rapid growth, data is notoriously difficult to come by […]

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Artemis, Publisher of State of Indoor Farming Report, Launches First Annual Global Ag Report Survey

Press Release – Artemis, the leading enterprise Cultivation Management Platform (CMP), today announced the launch of its first Global Ag Report survey to capture the latest trends, biggest challenges, and opportunities for global enterprise farmers growing fruits, vegetables, cannabis, hemp, and other specialty crops. The survey will inform the newest iteration of the State of Indoor Farming Report, […]

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Global CEA Census launched to help drive agriculture industry forward

Global automation specialist Autogrow and New York based Agritecture Consulting are appealing to growers to take part in the inaugural Global CEA Census. The Census seeks to understand the scale and nature of Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) to better determine the roadblocks to accelerating the industry. This includes greenhouses, vertical farms, indoor rooms and hoop […]

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Calling all microgreen growers!

Are you a microgreen grower? University of Arkansas needs your help. The Gibson Lab in the Department of Food Science is conducting a study to identify factors associated with food safety practices on microgreen farms in the United States. To learn more about this research project and to take the survey, visit the study website. https://sites.uark.edu/gmriggio/

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Survey of specialty crops growers by Purdue University

A research team at Purdue University invites you to participate in a survey of specialty crops growers to better understand your production and marketing challenges. This survey will help us identify future production and marketing research to help support growers like you. The survey takes approx. 10-15 minutes. Take the survey: http://bit.ly/purduesurvey Your responses are […]

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