Controlled Environment

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 »

Emerging trend in permaculture focuses on maintaining temperatures in greenhouses

A recent market intelligence study forecasts the global agriculture net market to surpass US$1.0 Bn in 2020, and projected to register a CAGR of 5% during the forecast period 2020 and 2030. According to a news release,... more »

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 »

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