Controlled Environment

AeroMax Growing Media from OASIS boosts hydroponic crop growth

Kent, Ohio-based OASIS Grower Solutions, a division of Smithers-Oasis Co., understands the importance of propagation. Not only helping to plants grow but generating big ideas as well. The most recent of which is the revolutionary... more »

Square Roots opens Grand Rapids, Michigan, farm facility

To meet rapidly increasing demand for our locally-grown produce, recently announced it newest indoor farm in Grand Rapids, Michigan. "We broke ground in late December and planted the first seeds in March – just three... more »

Identifying and controlling botrytis in greenhouse tomato production

Botrytis, or gray mold, caused by the fungus, Botrytis cinerea, can cause significant losses in high tunnel and greenhouse tomato production if not controlled properly. The pathogen can rapidly spread during periods when structures are... more »

Justin Timberlake among celebrities investing in vertical farming company

Recent media reports indicate Justin Timberlake is putting his money into a high-growth sector – literally. He’s one of several celebrities who just invested in Bowery Farming, the largest vertical farming company in the U.S.  What is... more »

OnePointOne, Sakata Seed America accelerate vertical farming options

OnePointOne and Sakata Seed America announced today a game-changing collaboration in the acceleration of vertical farming. Together, the two leading entities will share intelligence and analysis focused on maximizing plant outputs while minimizing environmental impact.... more »

BrightFarms extends Southeast presence with high-tech Carolina greenhouse

Bright Farms, a grower of indoor leafy greens, is announcing the opening of its latest indoor farm in Hendersonville, North Carolina. The 6-acre greenhouse will produce 2 million pounds of lettuce per year for the Southeast... more »

AeroFarms wins Controlled Environment Agriculture Brand Excellence Award

AeroFarms, a certified B Corporation and leader in indoor vertical farming, announced May 6 that it is the recipient of the 2021 CEA Brand Excellence Award. The award recognizes AeroFarms’ leadership in the Controlled Environment... more »

Prospiant new name for Gibraltar growing and processing companies

On May 4, Gibraltar Industries announced that Nexus Greenhouse Systems, Rough Brothers Inc. (RBI), Tetra, Apeks Supercritical, Delta Separations and ThermoEnergy Solutions, all part of its greenhouse and custom growing and processing group, have been... more »

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Lewis Taylor Farms counters rising labor costs

Avoid spreading tomato disease when transplanting

Georgia produce group celebrates award winners at highly attended show

In the muck and weeds: Michigan veg experts honored

Farm market bus tour shows what works, what doesn’t

Storytelling can end commodity farming

Tips for strawberry growers take center stage

Take time to assess your marketing strategy

Farm Bureau, John Deere agree on ‘right to repair

DiMare, voice of Florida tomato industry, dies

EPA proposes rodenticide restrictions

Duda names new president

Kitchen window view changes from farm to D.C.

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