Controlled Environment

GrowSpan introduces new Series 750 Commercial Greenhouse

GrowSpan Greenhouse Structures released its Series 750 Commercial Greenhouse. The greenhouse features an internal light deprivation system that is fully automated and is sold at a price point that will shock operations. GrowSpan has kept... more »

Vertical field urban farm system at Evergreen Market proves productive

The world of freshly harvested greens and herbs is looking up – literally – in Monsey, New York. The  Evergreen Market is debuting a 20-foot high geoponic (soil-based) wall farm that lets customers not only choose... more »

Bayer, Temasek unveil company focused on vertical farming

Leaps by Bayer, the impact investment arm of Bayer AG and Temasek, the global investment company headquartered in Singapore, announced Aug. 12 the joint investment and formation of a new company, Unfold. The new venture... more »

Cornell indoor ag training programs get NIFA funding

Fueled by year-round market demand for local food and by advancements in greenhouse technology, controlled environment agriculture (CEA) is a rapidly growing field. In this intensive form of agriculture, plants are grown in a controlled environment,... more »

Kalera opens Texas’ largest vertical farming facility in Houston

Technology-driven vertical farming company Kalera announced July 13 that it will open a new state-of-the-art growing facility in Houston, Texas in the spring of 2021. The new Houston facility – which will be the largest... more »

Digital solutions for vegetable greenhouse growers goal of partnership

As part of its commitment to helping growers sustainably meet increasing global needs through digital solutions, Bayer has entered a strategic partnership with Prospera Technologies Inc., an AI data analytics company, specializing in machine learning.... more »

Brooklyn aquaponic farm announces major expansion

Upward Farms, an aquaponics operation in Brooklyn, New York, announced July 8 its growth plans, including a rebrand from Seed & Roe and construction of a new headquarter farm in Brooklyn that will significantly increase... more »

Hydroponic, aquaponic and aeroponic growers wanted for USDA project

I am excited to share the survey for my research project, “Systems Analysis of Hydroponic, Aquaponic, and Aeroponic Food Production in the United States. This research is funded by the United State Department of Agriculture... more »

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