Controlled Environment

Mississippi virtual reality initiative to help future growers

Learning how to maneuver the high-risk aspects of the agriculture industry is taking on a new meaning for Mississippi State students through 3-D virtual reality and the university's Future Growers Technology Initiative. A one-of-a-kind simulated... more »

AeroFarms adds to executive leadership team to meet retail demand

As AeroFarms, the world’s largest indoor vertical farming company of its kind, continues to grow, so does its executive team. AeroFarms announced that Dane Almassy has joined as vice president of sales to help drive... more »

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 »


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