Controlled Environment

McCoy joins BioTherm sales team

Cotati, California-based BioTherm has expanded its sales team with the addition of Ryan McCoy as its regional sales representative for the central region. “As BioTherm scales up to meet growing demand for our innovative products,... more »

University of Florida offers Hydroponic Vegetable Production online course

Hydroponic Vegetable Production, a greenhouse training online course, has been announced by the University of Florida IFAS Extension. According to a  news release, the most requested course by participants of the award-winning Greenhouse Online Training program from... more »

Signify’s LED lighting helps GoodLeaf Farms increase food production

GoodLeaf Community Farms in Canada selected Signify, a  lighting company, to equip its new state-of-the-art farm with Philips Horticulture LED lighting and increase its food production, enhance flavor and improve nutritional value. According to a... more »

Free webinar on CEA production offered by VGN sister publication

“Managing Temperature, Humidity and Light for Greenhouse Vegetables” will be the topic of a free one-hour webinar scheduled to take place Oct. 27, at 2 p.m. EDT. Presented by GPN, Vegetable Growers News' sister publication,... more »

Driscoll’s, Plenty collaboration focuses on vertical indoor berry farms

Driscoll’s, a leading consumer brand in fresh berries, and indoor vertical-farming company Plenty Unlimited Inc., announced Oct. 12 a joint development agreement to grow Driscoll’s proprietary flavorful strawberries year-round in Plenty’s vertical indoor farms. Watsonville,... more »

Loan funding granted for BrightFarms greenhouse expansion

Pennsylvania Gov.Tom Wolf announced Oct. 7 two new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) that will assist in the construction of a BrightFarms produce growing, processing, and warehouse facility in Snyder... more »

Hydroponic tomato online intensive workshop planned

Join the University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center for the first ever Hydroponic Tomato Online Intensive Workshop. This two-day online workshop is great for those just getting started in hydroponic growing or are novice... more »

Northern Michigan University launches interdisciplinary indoor ag program

For the first time at Northern Michigan University, students have a hands-on opportunity to learn about the medicinal plant and food production industry. The university has implemented the first interdisciplinary indoor agriculture associate degree program... more »

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Pursue best practices for fumigation, building soil microbes

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