Controlled Environment

Bowery Farming, Unfold partner on vertical farm seed development

Vertical farming company Bowery Farming and Unfold, a seed and digital solutions company advancing the vertical farming industry, have formed a partnership to create locally produced vegetables through new seed varieties. Controlled environmental agriculture needs... more »

Options for managing and mitigating frost damage

Fruit and vegetable growers often wish to take advantage of the early part of the spring growing season, but care must be taken to avoid the costly damages from frost. In a recent article for... more »

Local Bounti closes acquisition of Pete’s

Local Bounti Corp., a U.S. indoor agriculture company combining vertical and greenhouse growing technologies, announced April 5 the successful completion of its acquisition of California-based complementary indoor farming company Hollandia Produce Group, Inc., which operates... more »

Pursue shade cloth for lettuce production

In Delaware, spring lettuce is planted in March and April. Head lettuce should be seeded in March and transplanted by mid-April. Leaf lettuce can be direct seeded in March and April. Lettuce is a cool... more »

Gotham Greens to double capacity, expand to Texas, Georgia

Indoor farming specialist Gotham Greens said March 29 it plans to double the size of its greenhouse capacity this year to more than 1.2 million square feet, including its first two greenhouses in the South.... more »

Commercial strawberry indoor vertical farm planned by Driscoll’s, Plenty

One year after announcing their joint research and development work to grow strawberries indoors, Driscoll's and Plenty Unlimited Inc. are expanding their relationship to build a new indoor vertical farm dedicated exclusively to strawberries. After... more »

Sakata Seed America launches CEA-focused website

Sakata Seed America has officially launched a comprehensive website detailing specifics of Sakata’s CEA product offerings. In 2019, Sakata Seed America became a leader in the breeding world to pivot focus for an array of existing... more »

Duncan Family Farms and Agbotic plan distributed SmartFarms

Duncan Family Farms (DFF), one of North America's largest growers of organic leafy greens and herbs, and Agbotic, a leader in automation for organic, soil greenhouses, announced Feb. 18 their intent to jointly build and... more »

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Digicrop views robotics, precision ag

Growers feel fertilizer, input cost crunch

Driscoll’s pioneering indoor strawberries

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