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iUNU acquires leading indoor agriculture company Artemis

iUNU, a leading AI agtech company, announced Sept. 27 its acquisition of Artemis, the leading enterprise Cultivation Management Platform. Together, the two companies offer some of the most widely used technologies in the indoor agriculture... more »

Mucci Farms signs marketing pact with Casey Houweling in California

Kingsville, Ontario, Canada-based Mucci Farms has announced it has entered an exclusive marketing agreement with Casey Houweling to market all produce grown in the Camarillo, California, facility under the Mucci Farms brand and trademarks. As... more »

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 »

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