NovaCropControl Research Center Confirms Moleaer’s Nanobubbles Produce More Efficient Nutrient Uptake and Water Usage

Study conducted by NovaCropControl found Moleaer’s oxygen-enriched nanobubbles improve root health, nutrient uptake, and ultimately tomato size while maintaining nutrient density. Carson, CA — NovaCropControl, an industry-leading research and testing centre based in the Netherlands, has completed its independent study evaluating the impact of chemical-free nanobubble enriched irrigation water on tomato fruit growth, pathogen control, […]

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AppHarvest Makes Initial Donation of 2,500 Pounds of Tomatoes to God’s Pantry Food Bank

Company designated portion of first harvest of fresh, sustainably grown tomatoes to feed Kentuckians in need MOREHEAD, KY — AgTech leader AppHarvest today announced it has delivered 2,500 pounds of Beefsteak tomatoes from its first harvest this week to God’s Pantry Food Bank, which will distribute them to those in need. Through its 400-plus distribution […]

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AppHarvest Announces First Harvest of Tomatoes from Flagship High-Tech Indoor Farm Shipping to Grocery Stores

The Beefsteak tomatoes are chemical pesticide-free, non-GMO and sustainably grown with 100% recycled rainwater; will first arrive in select national grocery stores this week January 19, 2021 (Morehead, Ky.)—AppHarvest, a leading AgTech company building some of the country’s largest high-tech indoor farms to grow affordable, nutritious fruits and vegetables at scale, has announced that its […]

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University of Arizona CEAC Hydroponic Online Intensive Workshop

Are you interested in growing tomatoes hydroponically? Join the University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center for the Hydroponic Online Intensive Workshop – November 16 & 17 via Zoom. Taught by Dr. Stacy Tollefson, this two-day event is perfect for novice growers and will be packed with tons of critical information and research discoveries that UA-CEAC has assembled […]

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What will AppHarvest bring to Appalachia, the U.S.?

AppHarvest is building a 60-acre state-of-the-art greenhouse facility in Eastern Kentucky that looks to resolve some of the major issues facing traditional field agriculture. Jonathan Webb, founder and CEO of AppHarvest in Morehead, Ky., is a big believer in controlled environment agriculture. How big? His company is constructing a 60-acre state-of-the-art greenhouse facility in Eastern […]

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The University of Arizona offers Intensive Workshops, January 2020

The University of Arizona through their Controlled Environment Agriculture Center offers Intensive Workshops in January 2020 Tomatoes, lettuces and leafy greens – we eat them every day! (or we SHOULD!) But how do we grow them sustainably with delicious flavor?  Join the Controlled Environment Agriculture Center to answer these questions and more. Our esteemed staff […]

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Upcoming GLASE Webinar: Strawberry and Tomato responses to light and CO2 control

GLASE (Greenhouse Lighting & Systems Engineering) announces their next webinar. Date: October 25, 2019Time: 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. EDTPresented by: Neil Mattson and Jonathan Allred Click here to register! Carbon dioxide enrichment has long been known as a tool to boost greenhouse crop yield but the benefits depend on the crop and production environment […]

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This expert at picking tomatoes is not a person

This tomato-picking robot is more efficient than humans and can work 24/7 from CNBC. Published by CNBC – Root AI’s Virgo robot is designed to pick tomatoes. It has a camera and artificial intelligence software that analyzes whether the tomato is ripe, and an arm with delicate “fingers” that swings out and snags the fruit […]

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Edema of Greenhouse Tomatoes and Kale

One of the many challenges of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) and kale (Brassica oleracea) greenhouse growers is the management of edema (oedema). Often described as intumescence or enations, edema is an abiotic-induced complication that develops at different levels of intensitydepending on the cultivar and, in some cases, between individual plants. Symptoms Edema is often described […]

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Hydroponic Intensive Workshops at the University of Arizona

The University of Arizona’s Controlled Environment Agriculture Center is gearing up for it’s Hydroponic Intensive Workshops that will occur in January 2019. The CEAC’s unique facilities support a quality of learning experience, where knowledge from classroom lectures is immediately applied in the greenhouse. The length and thoroughness of CEAC intensive workshop is unmatched! You’ll be ripe […]

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Village Farms Raises over $10,000 and Wins Pepsi Corporate Spirit Award at Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure

Delta, BC – The Village Farms family came together to raise awareness for the Run for the Cure while exceeding their goal by raising more than $10,000 last week for the Canadian Cancer Society. In addition, Village Farms took home the Pepsi Corporate Spirit Award as the top fundraising corporate team at the CIBC Run […]

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e-Gro Nutritional Monitoring Series: Tomato Transplants

Researchers from top universities have come together to create this series designed to assist growers of floriculture crops with nutritional monitoring. Below, we wanted to share the factsheet for tomato transplants! e-Gro Nutritional Monitoring Factsheet for Tomato Transplants PDF   For more, visit fertdirtandsquirt.com

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MSU 2018 Greenhouse Tomato Short Course

If you are a grower of greenhouse tomatoes, or if you have interest in growing this crop, mark your calendar now for the 28th Annual Greenhouse Tomato Short Course. Participating in this program will be the best way to learn all about producing greenhouse tomatoes. The next Greenhouse Tomato Short Course will be held at […]

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Village Farms donates to relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Harvey

A vast expanse of 600 miles separates Village Farms’ greenhouse in Marfa, Texas from Houston but the distance to the heart is much closer.  Bright and early this morning a Village Farms tractor trailer hit the road to bridge the span of this great distance loaded with fresh produce for the Houston Food Bank.  Village […]

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