Controlled Environment

Signify’s expanded GrowWise Control System boosts operational efficiencies

GrowWise Control System, allowing for higher levels of automation and reducing manual labor and operational costs. This can be achieved by automating the lighting planning for their crop’s full growth cycle, up to one year... more »

Massive, high-tech greenhouse opens in Mills River, North Carolina

Lakeside Produce officials held public tours Jan. 15 to showcase the new company’s high-tech greenhouse in Mills River, North Carolina, a massive, 15-acre facility where a variety of tomatoes and mini cucumbers are grown for... more »

New COVID-19 travel rules could hurt Canada’s greenhouse industry

New COVID-19 testing requirements for travelers entering Canada could hinder more than would-be pandemic tourists. They could also leave tomato, pepper, and other greenhouse vegetable farmers in British Columbia scrambling for workers. According to YahooNews,... more »

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 »

Current Issue

Living Greens Farm enlarges product offerings, distribution

Balance the costs, benefits of grafting

Snap bean variety key for flowering in summer heat

Tests for viral diseases a guide to identify ToBRFV

Pursue best practices for fumigation, building soil microbes

New technology turns trusted irrigators into multi-purpose tool

Studies of biostimulant benefits address questions

Riverdance Farms finds success with farm-visiting crowd

‘Delighting’ the online customer ideal marketers’ goal

National Council of Agricultural Employer column: Wage increases naturally lead to job loss – ag included

Notes from the Farm column: Pipe layers spur ideas for installing irrigation lines

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