Controlled Environment

Purdue workshop offered for veterans in agriculture

Purdue Extension and the Farmer Veteran Coalition-Indiana chapter, are hosting a Northwest Indiana Veteran Farmer Workshop at Pinney Purdue Agricultural Center, 11402 S. County Line Road, in Wanatah, Indiana. Veterans interested in learning more about agriculture... more »

Taylor Farms announces investment in CEA with Pure Green Farms

Taylor Farms announced Aug. 24 it has entered the greenhouse growing market with an investment in Pure Green Farms. This expansion into greenhouse-grown fresh offerings will complement Taylor Farms’ existing 122,200-crop-acre field grown program and... more »

North Dakota State University greenhouse complex renamed

The North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station Research Greenhouse Complex at North Dakota State University has a new name. The greenhouse, located on the west side of the campus, now is the Jack Dalrymple Agricultural Research... more »

Green Life Farms to acquire southwest Florida greenhouse grower

Green Life Farms has reached an agreement to purchase Finn Farms, a hydroponic grower located on Florida’s West Coast. The transaction will provide Green Life Farms with full ownership of Finn Farms, including all site... more »

BrightFarms acquired by Cox Enterprises

Cox Enterprises announced the acquisition of BrightFarms, an indoor farming company and provider of locally grown packaged salads. The move solidifies BrightFarms’ leadership in the indoor agriculture space and provides a strong, stable foundation committed... more »

High tunnel specialty crop growing offers benefits

High tunnels, sometimes called hoop houses, offer northern New York market growers an easy way to extend our limited growing season by two or three months. Sometimes more. Farmers can grow early and/or late crops... more »

AeroFarms announces Midwest expansion with new farm in St. Louis region

Newark, New Jersey-based AeroFarms, a Certified B Corporation and leader in indoor vertical farming, on Aug. 12 announced its plan to expand to the Midwest region as part of a project with World Wildlife Fund and... more »

Mark McKinney named chief operating officer for Local Bounti Corp.

U.S. indoor agriculture company Local Bounti Corp., based in Hamilton, Montana, announced Aug. 9 the appointment of Mark McKinney, a global food industry leader with over 20 years of domestic and international experience with premier... more »

Current Issue

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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