Controlled Environment

University of Arizona announces greenhouse engineering course

The University of Arizona’s Controlled Environment Agriculture Center is preparing for their 20th Annual CEAC Greenhouse Crop Production & Engineering Design Short Course on March 3, 10 and 17 via Zoom. This virtual conference will... more »

Ohio State University breaks ground for Controlled Environment Food Production Research Complex

In order to serve its mission to sustain life, The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) must transform into a more highly effective, relevant, efficient, and innovative college. According to... more »

Kalera to open vertical farming facility in Ohio

Kalera (Euronext Growth Oslo ticker KAL, Bloomberg: KSLLF), one of the fastest-growing vertical farming companies in the United States, announced Dec. 21 it will begin construction on a facility in the Columbus, Ohio area, slated... more »

iUNU raises $7M for its LUNA platform use by commercial greenhouses

Seattle, Washington-based iUNU (www.iunu.com), an industrial computer vision company providing precision agriculture solutions to indoor growers, has raised $7 million in an oversubscribed Series A financing led by S2G Ventures and Ceres Partners with participation... more »

Nature Fresh Farms expands operations to Laredo, Texas

Nature Fresh Farms has expanded operations with a new Distribution Center in Laredo, Texas, with future developments planned for next year. The new 61,000-square-foot Distribution Center in Laredo, Texas, provides a new major hub of... more »

The NGA Show, Indoor Ag-Con to co-locate events in May 2021

The NGA Show, the leading trade show and conference for independent grocers, and Indoor Ag-Con, the premier agriculture conference and trade show for the indoor and vertical farming industry, announced today that they will co-locate... more »

Mucci Farms plans 200-acre North American expansion

Mucci Farms has announced major expansions in Kingsville, Ontario and Huron, Ohio totaling 206 acres over the next two years. These investments support their ongoing emphasis on maximizing local and regionally grown fruits and vegetables... more »

BrightFarms secures funding under majority ownership of Cox Enterprises

BrightFarms, an indoor farming company supplying U.S. grocery retailers with packaged salad greens, has secured more than $100 million in debt and new equity capital to support robust expansion plans. The Series E round of funding was led... more »

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