Controlled Environment

Ohio State University schedules High Tunnel Soilless Strawberry Field Night

Interested in touring, viewing, and learning more about growing strawberries with soilless substrate? Join the Ohio State University (OSU) South Centers and the OSU Department of Horticulture for an in-person high tunnel strawberry tour. The... more »

Arrigoni Arricover: Crop protection from spring frosts

Frost-sensitive crops, especially bulbs and tubers, are now safe. Optimal leaf and product growth are unimpaired even in case of frost, because Arrigoni, international leader in the production of technical textiles for agriculture, has developed... more »

Cucumber growers share their vision on autonomous greenhouse cultivation

Over the last few years, there has been a considerable amount of interest in the concept of "autonomous cultivation" in greenhouse horticulture. The last two "autonomous greenhouse challenges" with cucumber and tomato have demonstrated that... more »

OGVG, Blue Radix set autonomous greenhouse management in Ontario

The Ontario government is supporting greenhouse growers by investing over $3.6 million in 12 innovative projects to help develop new technologies, recover from the impact of COVID-19 and enhance competitiveness and innovation. One of these... more »

AppHarvest acquires Root A1 and its signature data-collecting robot, Virgo

Morehead, Kentucky-based AppHarvest Inc., an agtech company and Certified B Corp focused on farming more sustainably using 90% less water than open-field agriculture and only recycled rainwater, announced April 8 that it has acquired Root... more »

UC Davis vertical farming facility takes hydroponics to a new level

The newest greenhouse on campus doesn’t look like a greenhouse at all. It’s a 40-foot-long shipping container filled with cutting-edge, high-tech equipment that will help University of California Davis usher in a new frontier in... more »

Hydroponic tabletop strawberry approach drives project by three partners

Expectations are high for the first-ever Ocean Spray specialty berry pack which debuts this fall, backed by a trio of partners intent on elevating the category with a unique tabletop strawberry proposition. New Wave Berry,... more »

AeroFarms going public through merger with Spring Valley Acquisition

Vertical farming operation AeroFarms, a certified B Corporation, announced in a March 26 news release it has entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the “Merger Agreement”) with Spring Valley Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: SV)... more »

Current Issue

Living Greens Farm enlarges product offerings, distribution

Balance the costs, benefits of grafting

Snap bean variety key for flowering in summer heat

Tests for viral diseases a guide to identify ToBRFV

Pursue best practices for fumigation, building soil microbes

New technology turns trusted irrigators into multi-purpose tool

Studies of biostimulant benefits address questions

Riverdance Farms finds success with farm-visiting crowd

‘Delighting’ the online customer ideal marketers’ goal

National Council of Agricultural Employer column: Wage increases naturally lead to job loss – ag included

Notes from the Farm column: Pipe layers spur ideas for installing irrigation lines

see all current issue »

75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345

616.520.2137

Get one year of Vegetable Growers News in both print and digital editions for only $15.50.

Interested in reading the print edition of Vegetable Growers News?

Subscribe Today »


Be sure to check out our sister sites:
produceprocessingsm
website development by deyo designs