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Former United Fresh CEO to lead CEA Food Safety Coalition

The Controlled Environment Agriculture Food Safety Coalition (CEA FSC) has retained The Stenzel Group LLC to provide management services, appointing former United Fresh Produce Association President and CEO Tom Stenzel as its new executive director.... more »

CEA Summit East features the latest in indoor, greenhouse growing

Indoor Ag-Con and the Controlled Environment Agriculture Innovation Center have partnered to launch CEA Summit East, bringing industry and academia together to share research and business strategies, and build partnerships to drive future growth for the sector. The... more »

Seedway forms controlled environment ag department

Seedway LLC, Hall, N.Y., has formed a controlled environment agriculture department in collaboration with Sakata Seed America. With indoor vegetable production growing in popularity, it has been Seedway’s goal to bring quality products and varieties... more »

Local Bounti opens high-tech CEA facility in Georgia

Local Bounti, a U.S. indoor agriculture company combining vertical and greenhouse growing technologies, announced on July 14 the commencement of farming operations at its new controlled environment agriculture (CEA) facility in Byron, Georgia. "We are... more »

Cox Enterprises makes investment in Mucci Farms

Cox Enterprises announced a significant strategic investment in Mucci Farms, a 60-year industry leader with a network of thousands of acres of indoor-grown fruits and vegetables. As a long-term operator and investor, Cox is uniquely... more »

COFRA Holding acquires Ontario Plants

COFRA Holding has acquired Ontario Plants Propagation Limited, the leading supplier of high-quality starter plants for hydroponic and organic greenhouse growers in North America. Founded in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada, in 2002, Ontario Plants is... more »

Koidra raises $4.5M seed funding for IA greenhouses

Koidra, an intelligent automation (IA) platform company based out of Seattle, has raised $4.5 million in its seed round. Ospraie Ag Science (OAS) led this round of funding, with participation from Amritam Holdings, Cavallo Ventures,... more »

Resource Innovation Institute welcomes new producer-partners

The Resource Innovation Institute (RII) welcomes its latest round of producer-partners planning to benchmark their energy- and water-efficiency performance metrics as part of a USDA-funded project aimed at encouraging innovation and resource efficiency in the... more »

Shanghai symposium on greenhouse agriculture opens

The 2018 International Indoor Plant Factory Symposium on June 12 drew about 160 attendees to the Blue Palace Hotel in Jiading, Shanghai. "Indoor farming is the solution to sustainable food production and water limitations for the world's increasing... more »

New controlled environment agriculture food safety coalition set

Leading controlled environment agriculture (CEA) growers including BrightFarms, AeroFarms and Little Leaf Farms have founded a new food safety group geared specifically toward CEA produce brands. The goal of this group is to establish food... more »

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