Controlled Environment

Loan funding granted for BrightFarms greenhouse expansion

Pennsylvania Gov.Tom Wolf announced Oct. 7 two new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) that will assist in the construction of a BrightFarms produce growing, processing, and warehouse facility in Snyder... more »

Hydroponic tomato online intensive workshop planned

Join the University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center for the first ever Hydroponic Tomato Online Intensive Workshop. This two-day online workshop is great for those just getting started in hydroponic growing or are novice... more »

Northern Michigan University launches interdisciplinary indoor ag program

For the first time at Northern Michigan University, students have a hands-on opportunity to learn about the medicinal plant and food production industry. The university has implemented the first interdisciplinary indoor agriculture associate degree program... more »

BrightFarms marks opening of greenhouse expansion in Chicago

BrightFarms has opened a new expansion to its Rochelle, Illinois, greenhouse. The increase in production will support BrightFarms continued growth in the market, including a 34% jump in year over year sales with Mariano’s. The... more »

Sakata Seed America announces formation of Controlled Environment Agriculture Department

Sakata Seed America announced the formation of a Controlled Environment Agriculture department. This new department will focus on Indoor agriculture, a growing segment of the produce industry that focuses both on traditional greenhouse production as... more »

Agriculture Technology Campus establishing 1,000-acre operation in South Carolina

Agriculture Technology Campus, a joint venture project between Mastronardi, Clear Water Farms, LiDestri Food and Drink and GEM Opportunity Zone Fund, announced plans to establish a state-of-the-art 1,000-acre agriculture technology campus in Hampton County, South Carolina. The combined $314... more »

Innovative companies changing the face of vertical farming

Vertical farming, the practice of growing crops indoors under tightly controlled conditions, is continuing to expand rapidly. By using LED lighting tailored to the exact needs of the crop, alongside advanced hydroponic growing systems, and... more »

GrowSpan redefines light deprivation greenhouses with new Series 750

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. According to a... more »

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