Controlled Environment

UC Davis alumnus Bill Werner named new greenhouse manager

University of California, Davis alumnus Bill Werner has been promoted to lead manager for the extensive network of greenhouses located across campus. He has worked with the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences greenhouse team... more »

Ohio State University schedules High Tunnel Soilless Strawberry Field Night

Interested in touring, viewing, and learning more about growing strawberries with soilless substrate? Join the Ohio State University (OSU) South Centers and the OSU Department of Horticulture for an in-person high tunnel strawberry tour. The... more »

Arrigoni Arricover: Crop protection from spring frosts

Frost-sensitive crops, especially bulbs and tubers, are now safe. Optimal leaf and product growth are unimpaired even in case of frost, because Arrigoni, international leader in the production of technical textiles for agriculture, has developed... more »

Cucumber growers share their vision on autonomous greenhouse cultivation

Over the last few years, there has been a considerable amount of interest in the concept of "autonomous cultivation" in greenhouse horticulture. The last two "autonomous greenhouse challenges" with cucumber and tomato have demonstrated that... more »

OGVG, Blue Radix set autonomous greenhouse management in Ontario

The Ontario government is supporting greenhouse growers by investing over $3.6 million in 12 innovative projects to help develop new technologies, recover from the impact of COVID-19 and enhance competitiveness and innovation. One of these... more »

AppHarvest acquires Root A1 and its signature data-collecting robot, Virgo

Morehead, Kentucky-based AppHarvest Inc., an agtech company and Certified B Corp focused on farming more sustainably using 90% less water than open-field agriculture and only recycled rainwater, announced April 8 that it has acquired Root... more »

UC Davis vertical farming facility takes hydroponics to a new level

The newest greenhouse on campus doesn’t look like a greenhouse at all. It’s a 40-foot-long shipping container filled with cutting-edge, high-tech equipment that will help University of California Davis usher in a new frontier in... more »

Hydroponic tabletop strawberry approach drives project by three partners

Expectations are high for the first-ever Ocean Spray specialty berry pack which debuts this fall, backed by a trio of partners intent on elevating the category with a unique tabletop strawberry proposition. New Wave Berry,... more »

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August 2022 issue of Vegetable Growers News

Family, dedication fuel Georgia onion grower’s success

West Coast growers battle water shortages

University of Idaho researchers help develop solar-powered weeding robot

SC farming family legacy passes century mark

Greenhouse operation grows, processes and serves tomato dishes to tourists

Tools, techniques don’t solve celery meltdown

Great Lakes EXPO: Delivering the ultimate farm market

Farm Market column: What’s the difference between markup and profit?

Ag Labor Review: Will 2022 be remembered as the Year of Ag Labor Regulations?

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