Controlled Environment

Signify expands its top-lighting range with new Force, improving existing options

Signify announced it has expanded its range of Philips GreenPower LED top-lighting products, providing growers a new range for light-loving crops with the Philips GreenPower LED top-lighting force. The company also updated its toplighting compact and toplighting linear product ranges... more »

Gotham Greens accelerates growth with West Coast expansion

Gotham Greens, an indoor agriculture business operating high-tech greenhouses across the United States, announced March 2 its latest state-of-the-art greenhouse in California near the University of California-Davis, a leading agriculture research and teaching center. Located in Solano County, California, the... more »

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 »

Current Issue

May/June 2023 VGN cover

Ohio grower finds direct sales financially, personally satisfying

Pest, disease damage expected, harvest impacts uncertain

Survey shows … inflation, competition factor in farm market pricing

Taking control: CA storage for asparagus extends season

Steam, chemicals offer weed and pathogen control options

Ionized gas used for food safety

Precision Ag: It’s all about meeting the needs of each plant

Seven takeaways from benchmark survey of markets

Ag Labor Review: Grower concerns help shape NCAE’s mission


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