Controlled Environment

Nature Fresh Farms expands operations to Laredo, Texas

Nature Fresh Farms has expanded operations with a new Distribution Center in Laredo, Texas, with future developments planned for next year. The new 61,000-square-foot Distribution Center in Laredo, Texas, provides a new major hub of... more »

The NGA Show, Indoor Ag-Con to co-locate events in May 2021

The NGA Show, the leading trade show and conference for independent grocers, and Indoor Ag-Con, the premier agriculture conference and trade show for the indoor and vertical farming industry, announced today that they will co-locate... more »

Mucci Farms plans 200-acre North American expansion

Mucci Farms has announced major expansions in Kingsville, Ontario and Huron, Ohio totaling 206 acres over the next two years. These investments support their ongoing emphasis on maximizing local and regionally grown fruits and vegetables... more »

BrightFarms secures funding under majority ownership of Cox Enterprises

BrightFarms, an indoor farming company supplying U.S. grocery retailers with packaged salad greens, has secured more than $100 million in debt and new equity capital to support robust expansion plans. The Series E round of funding was led... more »

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 »


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