Controlled Environment

Living Greens Farm adds to executive team with new CFO

Living Greens Farm, a large vertical, indoor aeroponic farm in the U.S. that provides year-round fresh salads, salad kits, microgreens and herbs, announced the arrival of its new CFO, Adam Hauser. Hauser is a deeply experienced... more »

CEA Food Safety Coalition appoints new executive director

The CEA Food Safety Coalition, comprised of (CEA) leafy greens producers, has announced that Elisabeth Hagen is the organization's second executive director, effective Nov. 15. Dr. Hagen is the... more »

ASABE announces new standard for indoor plant growth

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has jointly published a new standard in cooperation with ASHRAE. ANSI/ASABE/ASHRAE EP653 Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) for Indoor Plant Environments without Sunlight, provides recommendations... more »

Square Roots supplies all Whole Foods stores in New York and Michigan

Indoor farming company Square Roots now supplies all Whole Foods stores in New York and Michigan with their fresh herbs. Director of Communications John Kell said all 14 New York Whole Foods stores will carry... more »

Shenandoah Growers has a new identity, Soli Organic, with $120M investment

Soli Organic Inc., formerly known as Shenandoah Growers Inc., the nation’s only soil-based, controlled environment agriculture company delivering 100% USDA certified organic produce to more than 20,000 retail stores nationwide, announced Oct. 27 a $120... more »

Square Roots, Gordon Food Service mark new Michigan indoor farm

Square Roots, an indoor farming operation, and Gordon Food Service, a food distributor, held a ribbon cutting ceremony Oct. 26 to celebrate their new indoor farm opening in Michigan, taking another step to expand a... more »

USDA launches CEA study to develop new industry standards

As vertical farming and other forms of modern indoor agriculture continue to evolve and transform the food supply, the USDA Agricultural Research Service, USDA’s chief scientific in-house research agency, has launched an intensive study of controlled environment agriculture... more »

Iowa High Tunnel Short Course to highlight production and management

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host the 2021 Iowa High Tunnel Short Course on Nov. 8 in the Garden Room at Reiman Gardens. This event is designed to highlight the production and management of high... more »

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August 2022 issue of Vegetable Growers News

Family, dedication fuel Georgia onion grower’s success

West Coast growers battle water shortages

University of Idaho researchers help develop solar-powered weeding robot

SC farming family legacy passes century mark

Greenhouse operation grows, processes and serves tomato dishes to tourists

Tools, techniques don’t solve celery meltdown

Great Lakes EXPO: Delivering the ultimate farm market

Farm Market column: What’s the difference between markup and profit?

Ag Labor Review: Will 2022 be remembered as the Year of Ag Labor Regulations?

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