Controlled Environment

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 »

CEA Food Safety Coalition has food safety standard for indoor-grown produce

The CEA Food Safety Coalition, comprised of leaders in the controlled environment agriculture industry, announced April 28 the first-ever food safety certification program specifically for CEA-grown leafy greens. Effective immediately, members of the Coalition can... more »

Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 80 Acres Farms enter research agreement

Hamilton, Ohio-based vertical farming business 80 Acres Farms has entered into a collaborative research agreement with the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station to advance the science of vertical farming. Scientists with the experiment station, the research... more »

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 »

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