Controlled Environment

Webinar to cover off-season strawberry production

Off-season strawberry production under controlled environments will be the subject of the next Greenhouse Lighting and Systems Engineering (GLASE) Consortium webinar Series. The one-hour webinar will be presented by Chieri Kubota at Ohio State University and will take place Nov.... more »

Gotham Greens turns steel mill into greenhouse

Gotham Greens, a pioneer in indoor greenhouse agriculture and a leading fresh produce and food company, on Nov. 13 opened its largest greenhouse in Chicago. The expansion enables Gotham Greens to deliver consumers a year-round supply of... more »

UbiGrow greenhouse film gets New Product Innovation Award

UbiQD, Inc., a New Mexico-based advanced materials company, has been awarded the Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award 2019 for its UbiGro luminescent greenhouse film, cited by the market research firm as the first... more »

Marni Karlin is CEA Food Safety Coalition’s first executive director  

The CEA Food Safety Coalition, comprised of leading controlled environment (CEA) leafy greens producers, has named Marni Karlin as the organization's first executive director. A seasoned public affairs expert with an extensive background in the... more »

Controlled Environment Urban Agriculture conference set Dec. 5 in Dallas

The first Controlled Environment Urban Agriculture Conference Dec. 5 in Dallas will provide information on a wide range of topics as well as access to Texas A&M AgriLife and industry experts, coordinators said. Experts from... more »

BrightFarms unveils 280,000-square-foot location in North Carolina

BrightFarms, a packaged salads company, will create 54 jobs in Henderson County, North Carolina, Gov. Roy Cooper announced Oct. 30. The company will invest $21 million to operate a hydroponic greenhouse in the Etowah community... more »

Plenty to open vertical farm in LA

Vertical farming company  Plenty recently announced it will build a new operation to serve southern California. The farm, about the size of a soccer field, is planned to begin development in Compton later this year... more »

MSU trustees approve funding request for greenhouse expansion

The Michigan State University (MSU) Board of Trustees is supporting a state funding request for the renovation and expansion of plant science greenhouses to enhance research and education. MSU is a global leader in plant... more »


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