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Success growing strawberries with LED seen by Signify and Fragaria Innova

Signify, a lighting company,  has worked together with Fragaria Innova to develop specific light recipes for strawberries, resulting in a steady production pattern with high yield, and good quality strawberries in wintertime. The joint research... more »

Auburn College of Ag using shipping containers to grow produce for campus

Recycled shipping containers have gained popularity in recent years, being converted into everything from houses to small stores – but the Auburn University College of Agriculture, in partnership with Campus Dining, is using them as self-contained “vertical”... more »

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 »

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