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Living Greens Farm continues expansion into retailers

Living Greens Farm, a large vertical, indoor aeroponic farm in the U.S. that provides year-round fresh salads, salad kits, microgreens and herbs, announced the addition of significant new retail distribution of its products in the... more »

Lumileds addresses industry growth with LUXEON 3030 HE Plus Horticulture

San Jose, California-based Lumileds announced Feb. 2 the immediate availability of its LUXEON 3030 HE Plus Horticulture LEDs. Based on the company’s leading 3030 LED portfolio and characterized for horticulture, the new options offer high... more »

Greenhouses trial new lighting controllers by Candidus

Greenhouse growers in several states this year are trialing a new way of fine-tuning one’s greenhouse lights for better crops – whether they be vegetables, ornamentals or even cannabis. Athens, Georgia-based startup company Candidus received... more »

Workshop set for greenhouse growers: Listen to your plants, improve production

Drones. Automation. Artificial intelligence. They’re some of the new, cutting-edge ways to monitor greenhouse plants. They’re also some of the subjects to be covered by an upcoming workshop for greenhouse growers. With a theme of “Improving Production... more »

Living Greens Farm expands its market reach in Midwest

Living Greens Farm (LGF), the largest vertical, indoor aeroponic farm in the US that provides year-round fresh salads, salad kits, microgreens and herbs, announced the addition of significant new retail distribution of its products in the... more »

Signify’s expanded GrowWise Control System boosts operational efficiencies

GrowWise Control System, allowing for higher levels of automation and reducing manual labor and operational costs. This can be achieved by automating the lighting planning for their crop’s full growth cycle, up to one year... more »

Massive, high-tech greenhouse opens in Mills River, North Carolina

Lakeside Produce officials held public tours Jan. 15 to showcase the new company’s high-tech greenhouse in Mills River, North Carolina, a massive, 15-acre facility where a variety of tomatoes and mini cucumbers are grown for... more »

New COVID-19 travel rules could hurt Canada’s greenhouse industry

New COVID-19 testing requirements for travelers entering Canada could hinder more than would-be pandemic tourists. They could also leave tomato, pepper, and other greenhouse vegetable farmers in British Columbia scrambling for workers. According to YahooNews,... 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

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